Minnesota is a leader in electronics recycling, thanks in part to a law requiring manufacturers to take responsibility for their disposal. But some of us keep old gadgets a long time.
The Black Dog plant will stop burning coal April 15 after more than 60 years.
American Rivers says the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine threatens the river's water quality. The group worries about the risk of pollution and loss of wetlands.
"Much of the conversion came at the cost of natural ecosystems," said Tyler Lark, the lead author of the study.
Early spring is an important time to think about how to prevent human-bear confrontations. Not many plants are growing yet, so finding food can be a challenge for the animals.
The company blames the layoffs on high inventory levels of taconite amid a worldwide steel glut. U.S. Sen. Al Franken says the Minntac layoffs may not be the last.
The Lake Superior South, Big Fork and Nemadji River watersheds, which cover about 3,000 square miles, are made up mostly of forests and wetlands.
Water quality and wild rice: a timeline.
The old sulfate standard poses a problem for mining, and the MPCA says it isn't the best way to protect wild rice.
Single-game tickets are now on sale for the St. Paul Saints' first season in their new Lowertown ballpark.
Minnesota's legislators can't agree on the state's energy problems, let alone the solutions.
About 80 percent of the oil crossing Minnesota is being transported by pipeline. The rest moves by train.
Buffers help prevent agricultural runoff, but some farm groups see requiring them as a taking of their land.
Later this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will set carbon reduction targets for each state to help address climate change.
Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting death that occurred early Saturday morning.