Elizabeth Dunbar Feature Archive

A no-kill sanctuary for domestic and wild cats in Sandstone is working to repair several cages after last week's snowstorm left up to $100,000 in damage. (04/23/2013)
The trend of more girls participating in high level science competitions has been demonstrated over the past several years. (04/19/2013)
Flint Hills Resources has agreed to incorporate energy efficiency and emissions restrictions into a $400 million plan to upgrade its refinery in Rosemount as part of a settlement with two environmental groups. (04/16/2013)
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating what caused a major manure spill at a Fillmore County dairy farm, officials said Tuesday. (04/16/2013)
So far authorities have not found any evidence that tens of thousands of poached fish have ended up on dinner plates at Minnesota restaurants. (04/15/2013)
An outpatient program at Hennepin County Medical Center opens Monday to help pregnant women and new mothers who are experiencing mental health problems. (04/15/2013)
Researchers at the University of Minnesota told Iron Range workers to protect themselves from taconite dust, despite a new study that was unable to prove that exposure to the dust causes the rare cancer mesothelioma. The study linked time spent working in the taconite industry to a higher risk of mesothelioma but stopped short of pinpointing its cause. (04/12/2013)
A Minnesota man who came forward with sexual abuse allegations against a former Shattuck-St. Mary's School teacher stemming from a 1980 incident has joined the push to amend state law to give victims more time to file lawsuits against their perpetrators. (04/12/2013)
Power has been restored to 134 customers in downtown Minneapolis after an underground fire led to an outage after 6 a.m. Friday. (04/12/2013)
The Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport is listing more than 150 flights cancelled so far today, and MnDOT is listing roads in hazardous condition from the South Dakota state line to Slayton and Marshall. (04/11/2013)
Treating heart failure patients with a special type of stem cell can improve their condition, according to a new Mayo Clinic study published this week. (04/11/2013)
Police say an officer responding to a report of a man suffering a mental health crisis in south Minneapolis suffered a serious bite injury on Tuesday. (04/10/2013)
Four educators from Minnesota leave today for a two-and-a-half week arctic expedition in Canada, where they plan to ski and fend off polar bears in between stops in several communities to help schoolchildren document stories about how climate change has affected people's lives. (04/10/2013)
As companies in Wisconsin and Minnesota move ahead with plans to mine frac sand, those drilling for oil and natural gas in other states are asking whether alternatives might someday be cheaper than shipping the sand hundreds of miles. (04/09/2013)
The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas is marking Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday night with an event featuring Minnesota survivors. (04/08/2013)