Tom Spies, a former teacher and City Council member in Bloomington who cast one of the votes to approve the Mall of America, died Monday of lung disease. He was 69.
Updated: June 21, 2012, - 09:40 PM
A federal judge rejected a competitor's patent infringement claim, freeing Gevo to sell isobutanol produced in Luverne, Minn.
Updated: June 20, 2012, - 09:21 PM
The utility that helps power Minnesota's mining industry resists anti-coal pressure.
Updated: June 18, 2012, - 09:38 PM
Four more ethanol plants are considering retrofits to produce the new biofuel, bringing planned conversions to seven.
Updated: June 18, 2012, - 09:08 PM
Using a shared license, Lucid Brewing and Badger Hill Brewing occupy the same facility in Minnetonka.
Updated: June 18, 2012, - 09:06 PM
Instead of rolling back benefits that oil, gas and coal enjoy, renewable players could get the same treatment.
Updated: June 16, 2012, - 09:10 PM
The industry has been pinched by low demand and high production costs.
Updated: June 15, 2012, - 09:02 PM
With more than 6,000 oil wells pumping out crude oil and natural gas, officials see a pressing need for more local and long-distance pipelines.
Updated: June 14, 2012, - 11:26 PM
As two companies battle for control of technology to produce a new fuel called isobutanol, a judge places sales limits on the first production plant in Minnesota.
Updated: June 13, 2012, - 09:32 PM