Perennial campaign issues like the economy, health care and immigration have long driven voters to the polls. But, in the face of growing international concern about the planet's future, climate change and the environment are emerging as key concerns.
The trend is the same across the country. Since 2000, more than 64,000 dairies with fewer than 200 cows have closed. Over that same period, the number of mega-dairies — those with 1,000 or more cows — has more than doubled.
On Sunday evening, more than 30 people gathered at the Minnesota Buddhist Vihara in north Minneapolis to send peaceful energy and blessings to the victims of the attacks in Sri Lanka.
Later this month, builders will begin cutting down more than a thousand trees to make way for the $2 billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project, which will connect Minneapolis to Eden Prairie. The removal of trees and thicket on the trail would be a tangible sign construction of the largest public works project in Minnesota history is moving forward.
Seeding of native plants is likely to begin in summer, end by fall.
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Long before the budding brouhaha over St. Thomas' giant presence in the MIAC, there was outcry over St. John's and its lopsided scores.
UnitedHealth's experience with the ACA says a lot about how big insurance companies react to changes out of Washington.
Millions is being invested in the budding Minnesota hemp industry, released to grow after several years of testing by the 2018 federal farm bill.