Elizabeth Baier Feature Archive

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is requiring the company to clean up portions of the spill where puddles of oil have accumulated or are on top of snow. (02/05/2014)
Patricia Simmons, chair of Mayo Clinic's private economic development agency, said most of the money will pay for planning, architecture and engineering consultants, as well as legal and marketing services. (01/30/2014)
As Mayo Clinic launches its 20-year, $5 billion investment plan to remake its flagship campus, the massive project is spurring waves of commercial development, particularly in the hospitality industry. With about 12,000 full-time employees in Rochester, the sector is second only to health care. (01/28/2014)
For a $1 ticket, the game offers players a chance to win the top prize of $100,000 whether they match all or none of the numbers selected. (01/24/2014)
Last year, IBM cut Rochester workers as it moved Minnesota production manufacturing operations to Mexico and New York state. The coming layoffs will be comparable to last year's the company's chief financial officer said. (01/22/2014)
The EPA's proposal would lower the total amount of ethanol blended into gasoline supplies. (01/19/2014)
Although about 40 percent of the garbage Minnesotans throw away is organic and compostable, the state captures only about 4 percent of the waste through organics recycling. (01/17/2014)
A fatal shooting that killed two people in rural Olmsted County on Monday was a murder-suicide, authorities say. (01/07/2014)
During a hearing on Monday, officials from the Diocese of New Ulm told the judge that the list should remain secret. They moved to dismiss a nuisance claim that demands the diocese disclose the names. (01/06/2014)
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was hospitalized at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Saturday afternoon after becoming short of breath, according to Minneapolis City Council President Barbara Johnson. (01/04/2014)
The owners of the Red Wing Stoneware Company expect to close on a deal Friday to purchase Red Wing Pottery. (12/27/2013)
Driven by federal budget cuts, groups next week will close three dozen of the state's 502 congregate meal sites, most of which are in Greater Minnesota. (12/27/2013)
Head trauma combined with memory impairment may be related to the buildup of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain, a new Mayo Clinic study suggests. (12/26/2013)
The roughly $150 million project will rehabilitate the existing Winona bridge across the Mississippi River, and also add a second bridge. (12/21/2013)
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona has named 14 priests accused of sexually abusing minors. (12/16/2013)