Sea Stachura Feature Archive

A Lake City man who felt compelled to join the military after the Sept. 11 attacks was laid to rest Monday, with hundreds of people filling a church and hundreds more standing outside holding American flags. (07/02/2007)
The phosphorus in Minnesota's farm fields is feeding more than the crops. It's also feeding Minnesota's algae blooms. The MPCA is struggling to control the problem. (06/29/2007)
Phosphorus makes the algae in Minnesota's lakes bloom, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is struggling to limit all of its sources. (06/27/2007)
Tony Hebert, 20, the son of Robert and Laurie Hebert, was a 2005 graduate of Lincoln High School in Lake City. Robert Hebert said his son was killed but declined to speak further about him. (06/22/2007)
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic may have found gene patterns that make a person 90 times more likely to develop Parkinson's disease. The findings likely have implications for other diseases, such as Alzheimer's and schizophrenia. (06/15/2007)
For the second year in a row, two Austin teens have won C-SPAN's "Student Cam" documentary competition. Last year Anthony Hernandez and Dustin Gillard won the grand prize for their documentary on illegal immigration. This year they took first for their Iraq war video. (06/13/2007)
The state's third largest city has a reputation for quality health care, family activities and ... dullness. The "Rah Rah Rochester" campaign is trying to challenge that reputation. (06/06/2007)
Immigration and Customs officials arrested 20 illegal residents in Austin this week. (06/01/2007)
Teenage Somali refugees in Rochester often have a hard road ahead of them if they hope to graduate from high school. (05/21/2007)
It's 5 feet 3 inches tall, well over 100 pounds and smells like rotting meat. It's the corpse flower, a rare, southeast Asian plant. Thirteen years ago, a professor at Gustavus Adolphus in St. Peter planted its seeds and the plant finally bloomed this weekend. (05/14/2007)
School districts across Minnesota are once again tightening their belts, and in some districts that has meant closing buildings. (05/09/2007)
For decades Minnesota poetry has been characterized by images like cornstalks and writers such as Robert Bly. But as a new poetry anthology shows, today's Minnesota poets mix diverse politics and heritage with prairie soil. (04/25/2007)
Researchers have solid results for a vaccine that kills cancer without harming any other part of the body. It has a 100 percent success rate in mice. (04/18/2007)
Tim Walz has spent just over three months in Congress, and he's already made an impact. (04/09/2007)
"Splayed, flayed and displayed." That's how Minnesota poet Leslie Adrienne Miller says women were illustrated in 18th century anatomical texts. Now she has a new book about it. (04/01/2007)