Conrad Wilson Feature Archive

Residents in Moose Lake watched Friday as the water began receding, giving people a first look at the damage to homes. (06/22/2012)
Flooding spread around northeastern Minnesota Thursday, after record rains earlier this week. Outlying communities southwest of Duluth spent much of the day doing whatever they could do to fend of rapidly rising water. (06/22/2012)
Concerned about a spike in heroin use around the state, Minnesota's law enforcement and public health agencies are trying to cut off the source of the heroin and at the same time get hold of what has quickly become an epidemic. (06/19/2012)
A new company will run a financially struggling, municipally-owned broadband network, the city of Monticello decided Monday evening. (06/12/2012)
A new company will run a financially struggling, municipally-owned broadband network, the city of Monticello decided Monday evening. (06/11/2012)
A federal court ruled today that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission can no longer license or re-license any power plant until it examines the effects of long-term storage of onsite nuclear waste. (06/08/2012)
Monticello announced Monday that less-than-expected revenue is forcing it to stop making payments toward $26 million worth of bonds that were used to build its public broadband network. (06/06/2012)
St. Cloud State University has a new athletic director. Heather Weems is the first woman to hold that position at the school. She's also one of a small number of female athletic directors across the country. (06/01/2012)
Local officials say the cost of fighting a smoldering fire at the Verso paper mill in Sartell could climb to six figures. (06/01/2012)
More than 250 people employed by the central Minnesota plant have their lives on hold as they wait to hear news of the plant's future. (05/31/2012)
A new report by the Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota shows more children are living in poverty. In 2000, roughly 110,000 children statewide lived at or below the poverty line. In 2010, that number was up to nearly 200,000. (05/31/2012)
Gov. Mark Dayton toured a central Minnesota paper mill Tuesday that was the site of a deadly fire Monday. The governor pledged the state's support to help get the Verso paper plant back up and running. (05/29/2012)
The future of a paper mill that's one of the main employers and taxpayers in the central Minnesota town of Sartell is unclear as crews spend a second day fighting a fire that killed one worker. (05/29/2012)
Brainerd officials say an unconventional source of energy to heat holds huge energy potential for heating and cooling buildings, likely starting with the city police station and a school building. (05/25/2012)
A solid majority of the delegation Minnesota Republicans will send to this Summer's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., will be going in support of Texas Congressman Ron Paul for President. (05/19/2012)