Elizabeth Dunbar Feature Archive

The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul will join people whose lives have been affected by gun violence at a rally today in Minneapolis. (07/31/2013)
Xcel Energy has announced the 20 recipients of $30 million in renewable energy grants, including solar projects at the Midway Target store in St. Paul, Edison High School in Minneapolis and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. (07/30/2013)
Ever since zebra mussels infested Lake Minnetonka in 2010, Minneapolis officials have been bracing themselves for the discovery of the sharp-shelled invaders in one of the city's beloved lakes. (07/30/2013)
A man from southwestern Minnesota has contracted the state's first human case of West Nile virus this year, the Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday. (07/25/2013)
Two private individuals purchased the land. The auction of school trust fund land marked the first time the property and many other state-owned land located along other lakes had been up for sale. (07/24/2013)
Electric company says city can reach greenhouse goals faster as a customer than as a provider. (The Daily Circuit, 07/24/2013)
If you're out at a lake this weekend, you might want to check for a form of toxic algae before taking a dip. (07/20/2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is putting $3.3 million worth of mostly lakeshore property up for sale next week, including a parcel of land on Lake Superior's North Shore where outdoors advocates had hoped a state bike trail would be built. (07/19/2013)
The concept is similar to a community garden: People invest in the array to cover their electricity needs, just as they might invest time and labor into a garden that produces vegetables. (07/18/2013)
Minnesota regulators on Wednesday approved the first phase of a plan by Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc. to transport more crude oil through the state. (07/17/2013)
Enbridge's proposed expansion for its Alberta Clipper line, which opened in 2010, needs permission from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and a permit from the federal government before it can go forward. (07/17/2013)
Three new wind energy projects in Minnesota and North Dakota would help Xcel Energy boost its Midwest wind portfolio by a third, the utility said Tuesday. (07/16/2013)
More than half of the Minnesota National Guard's full-time force will be forced to take to take a day off each week through the end of September, creating a 20 percent pay cut for 1,156 members. (07/16/2013)
Organizers say they expect hundreds of thousands of people to attend a series of events over the next week as part of the Aquatennial festival in Minneapolis. (07/13/2013)
State officials on Thursday filed a lawsuit against a California-based online lender accused of charging Minnesota consumers exorbitant interest rates and origination fees for loans. (07/11/2013)