Cold is driving up propane prices in Minn. Cold weather is driving up prices for propane that's already in short supply in the Upper Midwest, alarming some rural residents who depend on the gas for heating, and forcing the government to scramble to provide some relief.January 26, 2014
The Diocese of Crookston releases names of priests accused of abuse The disclosure comes after similar releases by the St. Cloud, Duluth and Winona dioceses, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and St. John's Abbey in response to public pressure from victims and parishioners and, in some cases, court orders and pending litigation.January 26, 2014
Frozen Big Apple on menu for Broncos, Seahawks One week before kickoff, on the day the Broncos and Seahawks are arriving in the frozen Big Apple, Sunday brought a bit of a thaw. Temperatures actually reached the low 20s.January 26, 2014
Video: Pond hockey binds 'Legends of the Isles' This is a really great film posted on Vimeo this week. Watch it at least long enough to get to the story of what happened to the ashes of one of the friends. This is Minnesota.January 24, 2014
Revamped Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon chases former glory Thirty mushers and 420 dogs will hit the trail Sunday in a rebooted John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon with new, fan-friendly features that organizers hope will help the Minnesota tradition recapture some of its former glory.January 24, 2014
A rat-infested ghost ship might be heading for the U.K. No, it's not the plot for a new horror film. The 300-foot cruise liner Lyubov Orlova, which has been drifting, crewless, around the North Atlantic for nearly a year since it snapped its towline en route to the scrapyard, might be moving east toward the English coast.
What about the rats, you ask?January 24, 2014
Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit The Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has routinely touted immigration as a powerful potential force for growing Detroit's economy, saying immigrant entrepreneurs start many small businesses and file patents at twice the rate of U.S.-born citizens.January 23, 2014