Statewide: April 12, 2012 Archive
Posted at 7:45 AM on April 12, 2012
by Michael Olson
Filed under: Around MN
Best Buy board investigating Dunn's conduct with female staffer
Star Tribune: "Best Buy's board of directors is investigating allegations that former CEO Brian Dunn, who abruptly resigned Tuesday, used company resources to carry out an inappropriate relationship with a female employee, the Star Tribune has learned."
More Best Buy coverage from Minnesota Today.
MPR News: Maintenance and utility relocation costs could delay St. Croix River Crossing
Twins savor first win of season
MLB: "The Twins didn't make it look easy, but they came away with their first victory of the season against the Angels on Wednesday at Target Field."
Big alternative energy projects move ahead amid challenges
New York Times: "Plans for enormous projects are beginning to move ahead. One such project, by Clean Line Energy, which develops high-voltage transmission lines, would create enough capacity to take 3,500 megawatts of wind power from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota to Illinois and states to the east."
Dumpster diving: Trash sorting gives students insight into sustainable living
Bemidji Pioneer: "Caleb Countryman grinned from ear to ear Wednesday afternoon as he held up a bright blue plastic canteen a classmate found minutes earlier in the trash. It looked brand new."
Romney works to address 'gender gap'
New York Times: "Mitt Romney moved Wednesday to ... narrow the gender gap he faces against President Obama -- but his campaign immediately found itself squeezed between its intensifying efforts to appeal to women and its need to avoid alienating conservatives."
More Election 2012 coverage from Minnesota Today.