The number of bicyclists in and around Minneapolis has soared in the past year, signaling that a decade-long cultural shift in transportation and urban design is gaining ground.
Updated: December 20, 2013, - 11:26 PM
Stingless wasps, the natural ash borer predator that were introduced in three sites in Minnesota two years ago, are reproducing, spreading, and killing ash borers, the state Agriculture Department reports.
Updated: December 11, 2013, - 11:49 PM
State Agriculture Department will review use and impact of a widely used chemical tied to the dramatic decline in honeybees.
Updated: December 09, 2013, - 09:50 PM
The DNR released forecast of proposed copper mine’s potential impact on northeast Minnesota.
Updated: December 07, 2013, - 03:26 PM
PolyMet Mining says no expansion is planned, but industry analysts say the open pit mine could triple in size within five years, raising the economic and environmental stakes far beyond what PolyMet has discussed with state regulators.
Updated: November 27, 2013, - 01:50 PM
The aim is to limit consumption by young women of mercury-tinged fish from the Lake Superior basin.
Updated: November 20, 2013, - 09:18 PM
Minnesotans are throwing away as much garbage as ever, but the contents of the average household dumpster have changed dramatically in the last 10 years. Paper is down — thanks to computers and smartphones — but plastic is up.
Updated: November 17, 2013, - 09:53 PM
33 residents of apartment complex are moved to temporary housing.
Updated: November 17, 2013, - 07:49 PM
The Department of Agriculture initiative reflects urgent concerns about Minnesota’s groundwater, which in some areas shows rising levels of pollution from the tons of fertilizer and other forms of nitrogen applied each year across the southern two-thirds of the state.
Updated: November 15, 2013, - 09:35 AM