Biologists Call For Continued Protection Of Great Lakes Wolves A group of scientists is taking issue with colleagues who want the federal government to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
Suspect In Mich. Homicide Arrested In Northern MinnesotaAuthorities in northern Minnesota say they’ve arrested a man wanted in Michigan in connection to an arson and homicide.
Dayton Tours Mich. Mine In Lead Up To PolyMet DecisionBefore making a decision on a new Iron Range mine, Gov. Mark Dayton is seeing the best and worst of other operations. PolyMet wants to open the state's first copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
Gophers Playing For Coach Kill, Teammates To Keep Little Brown JugThe players understand that Gophers football coach Jerry Kill needed to leave the game he loves. They also understand there is an important game to be played Saturday against Michigan. So how do those two tie together?
Gov. Dayton Begins Mine Tours Ahead Of PolyMet DecisionGov. Mark Dayton kicked off visits to mining operations in other states Tuesday as he prepares to make a major mining decision in Minnesota. The state is considering whether to allow a mining company to open Minnesota's first copper-nickel operation. And it is a decision that is sparking controversy.
Dayton Talks About Mine Tour Ahead Of PolyMet DecisionSometime next year, Gov. Mark Dayton expects to face a major decision about whether a new copper and nickel mining project gets the ultimate go-ahead. The PolyMet Mining Corp. venture in northeastern Minnesota has been years in the planning and already has caused a rift within Dayton's Democratic Party.
Minnesota Rock Singer Channels His Grief Into New AlbumNearly four years ago, the founder and lead singer of the rock group, The Honeydogs endured the most painful moments of his life. Adam Levy's son, Daniel, committed suicide.
Dayton To Tour Mines In Michigan, S. DakotaMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has planned trips to mines in South Dakota and Michigan as his administration prepares for a major decision on whether to advance copper and nickel mining on the Iron Range. Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the governor will tour the Gilt Edge mine in western South Dakota on Oct. 27 and Eagle Mine in northern Michigan on Oct. 30. Dayton's administration is evaluating environmental issues surrounding the proposed PolyMet mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 2 People From Stranded Sailboat In Apostle IslandsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter team rescued two people and their dog from a stranded sailboat in Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Park Tuesday night.
Hikers From Minnesota Find Body At Base Of Michigan CliffTwo hikers from Minnesota discovered a body at the bottom of a steep cliff along Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula while going through photos one of them had just taken.
With New Bump, Minnesota Ushers In Region's Top Minimum WageMinnesota will vault past Illinois, Michigan and South Dakota this week to gain the highest minimum wage in the Midwestern region at $9 an hour, which also will rank among the most-generous state wage floors in the country.
Lawmakers Want Programs To Curb Great Lakes Farm PollutionTwo members of Congress introduced legislation Tuesday that encourages states in the Great Lakes region to develop voluntary programs aimed at reducing farm pollution that causes harmful algae blooms.