Some say industry has grown too fast to manage, reclaim byproducts.
Updated: July 13, 2013, - 06:54 PM
Pepin County Board votes to protect a strip along Lake Pepin.
Updated: July 12, 2013, - 11:41 PM
As Tom Woletz leaves his “dream job,” he says the state has become an industry leader with adequate laws but...
Updated: June 05, 2013, - 11:26 PM
Opponents fear frac sand mining will expand with Winona County green light.
Updated: June 04, 2013, - 10:14 PM
A proposed Pepin County ordinance would ban frac-sand mining along a scenic stretch of Wisconsin bluff.
Updated: May 22, 2013, - 09:56 PM
Mining won’t be banned near trout streams, but DNR permitting procedure is put in play.
Updated: May 15, 2013, - 05:35 AM
Environmental activists are clinging to a fragile game and fish amendment as their last hope to slow the advance of frac sand mining in Minnesota.
Updated: May 08, 2013, - 10:28 PM
$600 million in donations isn’t the only string attaching Sanford Health to its major benefactor, T. Denny Sanford.
Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:32 AM
The high-stakes maneuvering over ownership of Fairview Health Services ended abruptly Wednesday, with Sanford Health and the University of Minnesota halting discussions about a merger or acquisition.
Updated: April 10, 2013, - 11:27 PM