The State Capitol renovation is well underway. It’s a $273 million project that’s expected to take several years. And along the way, the renovation is revealing some oddball items that have been hidden for decades. They may not be all that historic, but they’re pretty cool. Much of the Capitol restoration is below ground, where workers are exposing original limestone foundation behind unnecessary walls that were added over the years.
Maya Moore hit a 3-pointer, stole an inbounds pass and made a layup in the final minute to lift the Minnesota Lynx to their sixth straight victory, an 82-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury.
Maya Moore had 26 points, 16 rebounds and five assists to lead Minnesota to an 80-69 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night for the Lynx’s third straight win.
A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says Clancy died Sunday. He was 14.
A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died.
Minnesota’s coal-fired power plants have cut their mercury emissions in half over the last 15 years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Monday.
Minnesota has won a federal grant to reduce mercury exposure for woman and children living along Lake Superior’s north shore.
Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 29 points and the Minnesota Lynx remained perfect with a 78-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.
A concerned citizen who saw an online ad for mercury helped authorities locate 64 pounds of the potentially toxic chemical, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Researchers at the Minnesota Department of Health found that one in 10 babies along the state’s North Shore had high levels of mercury.
An environmental group is warning Minnesotans to beware of mercury emissions in the fish they eat.
A newly released report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.
After testing on skin-lightening products found them to contain dangerous levels of mercury, the Minnesota Department of Health is warning residents to stop using them.
People in Sydney, Australia got quite a treat last night. Sky-watchers were able to see Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter aligned. The spectacle only takes place once every 50 to 100 years.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Diana Taurasi took over in the second overtime and helped the Phoenix Mercury outlast the Minnesota Lynx in the highest scoring game in WNBA history. Taurasi scored 11 of her 31 points […]