The large aircraft with four propellers are easy to distinguish from passenger air traffic.
Nearly half of the metro area's waste is recycled. But a significant share continues to be buried.
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The Curious Minnesota podcast explores the evolution of cellular technology and the reason for all the new antennas.
The well-known tale about an 1850s proposal to move the capital to St. Peter has been passed down for generations.
Drought conditions may embolden animals looking for food in the urban core.
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Keeping fields properly watered is a complex challenge for Minnesota farmers — especially during this year's drought.
Reporters Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt join the Curious Minnesota podcast to answer reader questions about the latest phase of the pandemic.
The extraction of ancient iron deposits in northern Minnesota has left its mark on the region.
A sophisticated network of power plants, transmission lines and regional grid operators ensures power is available when we need it.
Swimmers should take precautions when taking a dip in rivers and creeks that are considered impaired for recreation.
Colorful lighting displays on downtown buildings often commemorate major holidays and events.
An inside joke in the 1850s had a lasting impact on central Minnesota's hub.
The Iron Range attraction is one of two hockey halls of fame in North America.
Freeway traffic near Albertville helps engineers across the country design roads that last.
Curious Minnesota podcast host Eric Roper discusses the long history of the region's airport with transportation reporter Janet Moore.
Ongoing construction on the building includes replacing 35,000 zinc panels.
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A strategy to control crime in the capital city grew into a police scandal involving some of the country's most-wanted criminals.
The city's extensive underground spaces have been home to sand mines, mushroom farms and even nightclubs.
Some routes have been providing passage since long before the introduction of paved roads.
Now one of the city's most popular entertainment destinations, its name has surprising transit origins.
Curious Minnesota podcast host Eric Roper discusses Civil Defense and the Cold War history of tornado sirens with writer Dave Kenney.