Report: Great Lakes States Need $80B For Water, Sewer FixesFederal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking water in the Great Lakes region.
Tesla Motors Applies To Sell, Service Cars In MichiganTesla says it's "committed to being able to serve its customers in Michigan and is working with the legislature to accomplish that."
MDH Warns Of Water Contamination In Aging Lead PipesUsually harmless chemicals are added to the water to protect the pipes from corrosion. In April 2014, Flint tapped into its own river for water, it wasn't properly treated and stripped lead from pipes.
Nienstedt Leaves Michigan Diocese Amid Parish TurmoilA priest is leaving a Battle Creek parish as some members of the southwestern Michigan diocese became angered to learn that he led a Minnesota archdiocese during a clergy sex abuse scandal.
Good Question: How Does Lead Get Into Our Water?On Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder apologized for the water crisis in Flint. So far, at least 100 children have been found with high lead levels in their blood after drinking the contaminated city water. So, how does lead get into our water? Good Question.
Archbishop Nienstedt Leaving Minnesota For A Michigan DioceseFormer Archbishop John Nienstedt, who resigned from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis after it was charged with failing to protect children from a priest convicted of child sex abuse, is moving out of Minnesota.
Budget Bill Won't Have Wolf Management Returning To Minn.A proposal that would have taken gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list did not make it into a massive year-end congressional tax and spending package, an omission welcomed Wednesday by groups that support maintaining federal protections for the predators.
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.