Goodhue County commissioners unanimously approved a proposal Tuesday night that will temporarily block a controversial kind of sand mining in the southeastern Minnesota county.
Minnesota is home to more than 1,000 movie screens. Some theater owners have converted to digital projection, but others are waiting, balking at the expense.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., stopped by in Rochester Wednesday to highlight Mayo's research on Alzheimer's disease.
Two city councils are putting pressure on the Goodhue County board to temporarily block a new kind of mining in the county. Red Wing and Lake City passed symbolic measures this week opposing the potential mining of so-called "frack sand" in their area. The sand would be dug up near Red Wing and used elsewhere in the country for a controversial way of geting oil and gas out of the ground known as fracking. Goodhue County is expected to take up a proposed one-year moratorium on sand mining in the coming weeks.
The troops hold positions as mechanics, cooks, truck drivers and infantry soldiers. In Kuwait, they'll provide base management and convoy security for troops leaving Iraq.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester will conduct a clinical trial to administer ovarian and breast cancer vaccines.
When visitors stay at one of Minnesota's bed and breakfasts, they might be staying at a facility that a state or local fire official has inspected. But chances are just as good that they are not.
President Barack Obama began a three-day bus tour today that will give him a chance to hear directly from a public frustrated with Washington even as energized Republican presidential hopefuls mount counterattacks at every turn.
President Barack Obama is kicking off a three-day trip through the Upper Midwest later this morning with a stop in the small southeastern Minnesota town of Cannon Falls. Obama can expect to hear from residents about their frustrations with Congress and the economy.
Minnesota financial consultants fielded calls and emails from worried investors after Monday's market drop.
With recall elections just days away in Wisconsin, observers say Dan Kapanke may be the most vulnerable of all the Republicans being targeted.
An estimated 1,000 cattle have died this week across Minnesota because of the unusually hot weather.
After more than a decade as executive director of the migrant farm workers organization Centro Campesino, Victor Contreras is stepping down.
Voters in six Wisconsin districts go to the polls Tuesday for the first round of Democratic primaries in the state's senate recall elections.
Residents of New Ulm paid their final respects Thursday night for some of the victims who died in a fire at the Bohemian Bed and Breakfast in over the weekend.