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Crude oil and ethanol train accidents

By Raymond Grumney July 23, 2014, 05:14 PM

Thirteen major accidents involving ethanol or crude oil trains have occurred on U.S. railroads in recent years. The crashes...

Comparing Target's store formats

By Mark Boswell July 23, 2014, 12:01 PM

TargetExpress is the Minneapolis-based retailer’s smallest and newest store format. At 20,000 square feet, it’s about a sixth the size...

Interactive: Wildfires in the U.S.

By Raymond Grumney June 13, 2011, 05:10 PM

Interactive map of current wildfires in the U.S. Data is regularly updated by the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) Natural...

Minneapolis jobs

By Raymond Grumney July 21, 2014, 10:44 AM

Recent job growth in Minneapolis marks a dramatic comeback for the city, which lost jobs steadily through the early part...

Top gainers in Minneapolis

By Raymond Grumney July 21, 2014, 10:36 AM

A surging job market for professionals in the city of Minneapolis is a key reason the Twin Cities has the...

Distressed sales are on the decline

By Raymond Grumney July 21, 2014, 10:28 AM

Foreclosures and short sales as a share of all closings in the Twin Cities metro have fallen dramatically.

INTERACTIVE; Active volcanos around the world

By Raymond Grumney October 28, 2011, 01:38 PM

Locations of active volcanoes around the world. Data is provided by the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) Natural Hazards Support...

Alternatives to the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline

By Raymond Grumney July 17, 2014, 06:30 PM

Minnesota regulators are considering alternative routes for Enbridge Energy’s proposed $2.6 billion crude oil pipeline through northern Minnesota. Two proposed...

Article: Beyond honey

By Ray Grumney June 27, 2014, 10:04 AM

Lucrative U.S. crops and how much they rely on bee pollination.


Following four migrant beekeepers

By Star Tribune staff June 27, 2014, 02:33 PM


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