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By STEVE KARNOWSKI
October 20, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Biden administration dealt a serious blow Wednesday to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, ordering a study that could lead to a 20-year ban on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The Associated Press
September 29, 2021
Enbridge announced Wednesday that construction on the upgrade of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is 'substantially complete' and that the company will start filling it with oil Friday.
September 27, 2021
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The state of Minnesota is on the verge of selling off a refrigerated warehouse that it bought in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in case it was needed as backup morgue.
September 19, 2021
The Anishinaabe people are rallying to save their lakes and their traditional wild rice harvests
Mary Ann Azevedo
August 31, 2021
Having a loved one with specialized care needs is incredibly challenging, but not something that people who have never had to deal with the issue would necessarily quite understand. For anyone who has had to help care for someone with special needs, the lack of options out there to navigate finding access to care providers [...]
August 27, 2021
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- School disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic resulted in significant drops in math and reading test scores for Minnesota students, according to state education officials.
August 18, 2021
Standing with Indigenous groups, physicians across the country called on Biden to revoke Enbridge's permit for the controversial Line 3 pipeline.
August 11, 2021
Have you ever met someone with a unique first name, and then all of a sudden you hear the name everywhere you turn? That's the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon at work. How did it get that handle?
August 10, 2021
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Gov. Tim Walz plans to lead a trade mission to England and Finland later this year. Walz will lead a delegation with about 30 representatives of the state's medical technology, food and agriculture, environmental technology and education sectors Nov.
August 10, 2021
Project will pipe the 'dirtiest fuel left on the planet' across Minnesota's pristine lakes and wetlands
August 9, 2021
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the United States are at a six-month high, fueled by the rapid spread of the Delta variant...
August 4, 2021
'Unprecedented' haze from wildfires blanketed the Twin Cities last week --and more smoke is coming.
August 2, 2021
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August 1, 2021
One night in the Twin Cities, shortly after the killing of George Floyd, someone set a fire in a Goodwill. That led to an international search for the culprits -- and it exposed a growing system of global surveillance.
July 28, 2021
The Economic Times
The sputtering U.S. vaccine campaign has run headlong into the highly-contagious delta variant. The U.K.s reopening has coincided with a new surge in cases and fears of "long Covid" in younger people. In Africa, deaths have spiked as vaccine supplies remain meager. And in Japan, rising infections have forced the already-delayed Summer Olympics to be played in empty stadiums and arenas.
James Paton and Robert Langreth | Bloomberg
July 27, 2021
Vaccination disparity is creating an economic wedge as richer countries recover more quickly than less-wealthy ones.
July 26, 2021
Minnesota has become the latest state to adopt California's stricter standards for tailpipe emissions and a mandate for automakers to get more zero-emission vehicles onto sales lot.
July 26, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota officially adopted regulations championed by Gov. Tim Walz on Monday to encourage the switchover to electric vehicles.The "clean car" rules published in the State Register take effect in 2024 with the 2025 model year.
By STEPHEN GROVES
July 24, 2021
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Two companies seeking to build thousands of miles of pipeline across the Midwest are promising the effort will aid rather than hinder the fight against climate change, though some environmental groups remain skeptical.
July 16, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A new survey of law enforcement agencies throughout Minnesota shows the use of body cameras has nearly doubled in the last five years, but for smaller police departments equipping officers with the technology is financially out of reach.
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