Greater Minnesota

  • As bees perish in large numbers, a search for causes and solutions
    Across the nation, large numbers of bees -- about one-third of colonies each year -- have been dying for the past six years. Scientists believe the cause is a combination of pesticides, disease and poor nutrition, and some are concerned the annual bee losses are unsustainable. As soon as this year, some warn, there might not be enough bees to pollinate some crops.May 28, 2013
  • Elk River chief: Child's body found in water
    Officials in Elk River say they found a body that matched the description of a missing 2-year-old girl on Sunday afternoon.May 26, 2013
  • No-wake zone on St. Croix for bridge project
    Boaters who use the St. Croix River this summer will notice a new no-wake zone near Oak Park Heights. MnDOT is preparing a worksite in the river as part of the St. Croix Bridge project.May 26, 2013
  • Minn. ex-coach speaks out after child porn charges
    A former head football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato, who was cleared of child pornography charges but then fired from his job, is speaking out about the pain of being accused and arrested, and his hopes for a second chance.May 26, 2013
  • Little Falls ceremony to mark Memorial Day
    Minnesota's Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing for more than 1,200 people at a ceremony to mark Memorial Day.May 26, 2013
  • New marker for Moorhead officer shot in 1930
    A Moorhead police officer killed in the line of duty more than 80 years ago is being remembered and honored this Memorial Day weekend.May 25, 2013
  • Girl, 2, missing from Elk River campground
    Authorities are searching for a 2-year-old girl who went missing from a campground in Elk River.May 25, 2013
  • 3,200 runners expected at Rochester marathon events
    Crowds of runners and spectators are expected in Rochester this weekend for the city's Med City Marathon.May 25, 2013
  • Duluth police find missing 12-year-old boy
    Duluth police say they've found a 12-year-old boy who was last seen getting on the bus after classes ended Thursday at Lincoln Park Middle School.May 19, 2013
  • ND billboards meant to attract Minnesota businesses
    North Dakota is promoting its business climate at Minnesota's expense, and some politicians east of the Red River are not happy about it.May 18, 2013
  • Minn. cycling race gives athletes a rough ride
    Cyclists often hunt for smooth, rural roads to ride on. Emphasis here on 'smooth.' This weekend, more than 1,000 cyclists from around the country and Europe will pound the winding, backcountry roads just south of Rochester in a 100-mile race called Almanzo. The event has become one of the nation's premier gravel road events and the route will take riders on some of the region's most rugged and unforgiving roads.May 17, 2013
  • DNR collaring moose calves to study, protect species
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has started the second phase of its ambitious study to determine why the state's moose population is declining so rapidly. Last week, they began collaring newborn moose calves.May 15, 2013
  • Fighting eagles crash land on Duluth airport runway
    Two bald eagles locked together by their talons in a midair battle survived a crash landing onto a runway at a northeastern Minnesota airport.May 14, 2013
  • DFL lawmaker: Compromise reached on frac sand regulations
    The lawmaker who has pushed this year for tougher state regulation of the frac sand mining industry on Tuesday said DFL legislative leaders have reached a compromise on the legislation.May 14, 2013
  • Buffaloes trample 2 boys in western Minn.
    Authorities in western Minnesota say buffaloes trampled two young boys who wandered into a fenced-in area.May 10, 2013

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