Locked out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Company Tuesday rejected a second contract offer. The lockout of 1300 union workers is now entering its fourth month.
Mayor Mark Voxland said by the end of 2013 the city will have purchased and removed 280 flood-prone homes and will have 12 miles of new or improved levees.
To make searches for lost people more efficient, White Earth tribal conservation officers are learning an ancient skill called man tracking.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with northwestern Minnesota reporter Dan Gunderson about the 3-month-old labor dispute at American Crystal Sugar and the oil boom in neighboring North Dakota.
A spokesman for American Crystal Sugar Co. says negotiations with representatives of locked-out union workers have not resulted in a major breakthrough.
Union leaders say they have new proposals to offer company officials that could end the lockout that's dragged on for more than two months.
Minnesota DNR crews are battling a large grass fire in northwest Minnesota.
The treatment of Rose Lake near Detroit Lakes marks the first time the DNR has tried to reclaim a lake from the invasive species.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is trying to improve the way it manages the state's underground water supply.
Moorhead officials will start up a pilot project Thursday to generate electricity from the sun.
The National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday in favor of American Crystal Sugar in a dispute with workers who have been locked out since August 1.
Frustrated and angry union members who rejected a contract offer from American Crystal Sugar are now locked out. They can only watch as replacement workers hired by the company do the work.
A local health center joins a new national initiative to reduce injuries and deaths in youth sports.
A group of North Dakota researchers are looking for ways to make the plants known as pulse crops more nutritious, and a source of essential nutrients for people in developing countries.
A pilot project in northwest Minnesota is changing how the state evaluates water quality and taking a new approach to getting people involved in cleanup efforts.