Flooding, lake sewage releases: What we've learned There's an ick factor to the storms that swept across Minnesota this weekend. Torrential rain dropped as much as five-and-a-half inches in parts of the state by Monday morning. That caused sewer overflows into Lake Minnetonka that have already closed beaches. But experts say that's supposed to happen.7:20 a.m.
Small films flock to Minnesota lured by location -- and rebates Aiming to lure more filmmakers to Minnesota, state lawmakers last year resurrected the "snowbate" program which provides rebates to film companies for 20 percent of what they spend in the state -- and 25 percent if they shoot outside of the Twin Cities metro area. Most of the film crews coming to the state are heading to northeast Minnesota.8:25 a.m.
Bob Mould releases an 'emotional rollercoaster' of an album Today's music is from the song "I Don't Know You Anymore" from Bob Mould's new album "Beauty and Ruin" which is being released today. Much of the album by the co-founder of Husker Du deals with the loss of Mould's father who died in 2012. In her review, The Current's Mary Lucia says "'Beauty and Ruin' may very well be the most epic emotional rollercoaster ever pressed into 36 minutes - and for Bob Mould, that says a lot." Mould will be part of the "Minnesota Music on a Stick" lineup at the State Fair this year.8:49 a.m.
GOP Demonizes Once Favored Cap-And-Trade Policy
Republicans say the Environmental Protection Agency will kill jobs and raise electricity prices with new carbon emissions limits. They're up in arms about a measure their party previously championed.