Minnesota is one of 14 states that allow handguns in its State Capitol building. State officials are taking a fresh look at security after mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., and the Navy Yard in DC, after getting the results of a nationwide survey of capitols.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says it’s achieving a 99 percent success rate in issuing environmental permits for construction of new projects and expansions of existing facilities within 150 days.
Hunters who think they’ve already received a Minnesota bear-hunting permit for this year will have to wait a little longer for confirmation.
More long-necked sandhill cranes may soon end up in hunters’ crosshairs if a bill makes its way through the Minnesota Legislature.