In Scott County, flooding, frustration rise together High water and mudslides these past few days have made the roads around the Scott County township of Blakeley precarious to impassable, and people in the town are trying to figure out how to resume their lives after they were cut off from their homes.6:20 a.m.
As farming booms, some Minnesota prairie songbirds fall silent The rebounding grain market has led farmers to withdraw land from the federal Conservation Reserve Program and plow it back into crops. Now, the birds that returned two decades ago are leaving again, raising concerns about the prairie's long term health.7:40 a.m.
Barnett to play free in-store at Electric Fetus Tonight the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis will be sold out. People with tickets will get to hear a singer who, according to our sister station The Current, has an honesty and wit that makes her music stand out. She's playing for free at the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis tomorrow at 5 p.m.8:49 a.m.
New York Bill Would Ban Selfies With Tigers
Dating sites are filled with pictures of single men showing off their adventurous yet tender sides by cuddling with the big cats. Anyone caught posing next to a tiger would be fined up to $500.
Kerry's Iraq Mission Takes Him To Kurdistan
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is back in Iraq on his week-long mission to try to hold the country together. He's in Erbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan.