MPR News Update for March 5, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Props to Minnesota's Grand Marais. Readers of Budget Travel magazine and its BudgetTravel.com site named the Lake Superior town coolest for 2015.
- 3M to go green on pulp, paper purchases
The company says the new policy ensures the pulp and paper in its products will come from sustainable sources. ForestEthics, a group that long criticized 3M's paper buying, applauded the move. | Environment
- As death from ALS draws near, Kramer finds strength in choice
For Bruce Kramer and his wife, Ev Emerson, one of the benefits of hospice care is that they have some say about the manner of his approaching death. | Living with ALS
- Superior ice caves expected to remain open all weekend
Mild weekend winds should allow the ice caves along Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to stay open at least through Sunday, despite warming weather, park rangers say.
- Daylight saving time: Good or bad for you?
Daylight saving time starts on Sunday. But is it good for you or the economy?
- Why our lack of lunch breaks is bad for business
Research shows that only one in five people take a break and actually leave their desks to eat. Worker creativity can take a big hit without a change of scenery. | Business
- Michael Brown's family will file civil suit over his death
The City of Ferguson and former Officer Darren Wilson would be named in the wrongful death lawsuit, attorney Daryl Parks said at a Thursday news conference.
- Carlson CEO stepping down; top leadership retooled
The Twin Cities-based travel and hospitality giant said it will refocus management on its core businesses after Trudy Rautio leaves on May 1.
- Art Hounds: Black Label Movement takes the stage
Listen as the Art Hounds take in the music of Paul Spring, Zoe Field's sculpture and a collaboration between Black Label Movement and the Bakken Trio. | Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!
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