Tight budgets, changing populations, new technology and even new attitudes about public safety are making many communities in outstate Minnesota change their approach to safety, security and the law. This special Ground Level news report explores how new approaches to old problems are offering both hope and new dilemmas.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. —
Concern for security has led one Minnesotan to use an unusual tactic to protect his farm. Ken Kalish deploys guard llamas, both to protect farm animals from predators and to keep tabs on strangers.
All the failed plots because of domestic surveillance, peace talks with the Taliban, who spent the big money on lobbying at the Capitol, another bear attack, and the woman who doesn’t want to be paid with a debit card from McDonald’s. Here’s today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia on The Current.