Eco-industry looking to launch in Superior Promoters say ethanol from trash may be possible in two years. That's just part of what's planned in Superior, Wisconsin. The Twin Ports first eco-industry could be on-line in two years.6:55 a.m.
Minnesota National Guard troops celebrate end of training
Later today, at a military post in Mississippi, 2600 Minnesota National Guard troops and some of their families will mark the end of training with a celebratory picnic. The soldiers are part of Minnesota's first brigade combat division, which will soon be shipping out for a year-long tour of duty in Iraq.7:20 a.m.
A sneak peek at the new Central Library Minnesota Library officials say so far, the $125 million project is on schedule and on budget. The five-story, 365,000 sq. ft. building will house much more than books.7:50 a.m.
Media "convergence" expert Rob Curley on how the media landscape is changing The McClatchy Company plans to sell off 12 of its publications after it purchases Knight-Ridder, including the Pioneer Press. Potential buyers will have to consider where a newspaper like the Pioneer Press fits into the future of journalism. Rob Curley is one of the country's leading web developers. He has thought, and written, a lot about where journalism is headed.7:55 a.m.
Future Tense: McClatchy's Internet strategy When Sacramento-based McClatchy bought the 32 daily newspapers of the Knight Ridder chain, it also bought the papers' Web sites. Now, big changes are likely for the Web sites of the former Knight Ridder-owned properties, including those of the 12 newspapers McClatchy plans to sell in the months ahead.8:20 a.m.
Culpepper headed to Miami
Daunte Culpepper is Miami-bound. The
Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the disgruntled quarterback
to the Miami Dolphins for a second-round draft pick.8:25 a.m.