Elizabeth Baier Feature Archive

Officials in St. Charles, Minn., are considering disbanding the city's police department and contracting police services with the Winona County Sheriff's Office. (01/13/2013)
A Mayo Clinic researcher is testing the theory that controlling indoor humidity levels can help control the influenza virus in transmission hotspots like schools, hospitals, daycare centers and churches. (01/11/2013)
The Billings Clinic in Montana has joined the Mayo Clinic as the newest member of its regional care network. (01/09/2013)
From Rochester, Minn., to Sioux Falls, S.D., homeowners have reported shifting foundations and cracks in basements and walls related to the drought. (01/07/2013)
A citizens' group in Wabasha has appealed the city's recent decision to allow a Calgary-based company to set up a silica sand transport facility. (01/02/2013)
Public input is sought on proposed angling changes around the state that would improve opportunities for trout and sturgeon fishing, as well protect flathead catfish during the winter. (12/28/2012)
Because Congress failed to pass a new farm bill, price levels for milk are set to expire at the end of the year. If that happens, the price of milk will nearly double. (12/21/2012)
The Wabasha Planning Board will decide Friday whether to allow Calgary-based Superior Sand Systems to build a sand transport facility in town. (12/21/2012)
The Minnesota State University-Mankato football coach cleared by a judge of child porn charges has been issued a 20-day unpaid suspension from his job. (12/20/2012)
The Wabasha City Council on Monday decided against requiring an environmental review of a company that wants to open a silica sand transportation facility in the city. (12/18/2012)
Minnesota's growing Latino population has been around long enough to put down roots, grow businesses and go through school, sometimes for generations. (12/14/2012)
Jhosi Martínez, estudiante de cuarto año de escuela secundaria, hace planes para la universidad, algo que hace 10 años hubiera sido casi imposible en su pueblo de Northfield, Minnesota. (12/12/2012)
High school senior Jhosi Martinez is making college plans, something that 10 years ago wouldn't have been likely in her hometown of Northfield, Minn. (12/12/2012)
A 16-year-old Rochester girl who was allegedly shot by her grandfather remains in critical condition at St. Marys Hospital. (12/11/2012)
State health officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at a wedding in the southern Minnesota town of LeRoy. (12/07/2012)