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Developers For Biofuel Beets Plant Turn To Growers

Backers of a proposed project in North Dakota that would turn a variety of sugar beets into ethanol are hoping to get commitments from growers by the end of the year.

03/09/2014

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Jennie-O Plant Worker Tests Positive For TB

A worker at a Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in central Minnesota has tested positive for tuberculosis. A spokesman for Jennie-O’s parent company, Hormel Foods Corp., says the Stearns County Public Health Department informed the Melrose plant on Monday that a worker had tested positive for TB.

11/20/2013

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Corpse Flower Getting Ready To Bloom At Gustavus

A stinky plant known as a corpse flower is getting ready to bloom at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. The plant — nicknamed “Perry” — is showing signs that it will soon bloom for the third time in the last six years.

10/20/2013

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Wild Rice Festival: The History Of MN’s Favorite Grain

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – If you’re like many Minnesotans, you try to find ways to incorporate wild rice into your recipes. But have you ever tried wild rice pancakes or sausage? You can sample both […]

09/14/2013

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Good Question: What Evidence Does It Take To Charge Someone With Murder?

It is highly unusual for a person accused of killing a police officer to be arrested and then released without charges because there isn’t enough evidence.

12/04/2012

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Gevo Starts Commercial Production At Minn. Plant

The biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn.

05/24/2012

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Tips For Getting To Work On Your Lawn, Gardens

Is this warm weather giving you the “itch” to get out and garden and work on your lawn? If so, you’re not alone.

03/15/2012

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St. Paul Ford Plant Closes After 86 Years

Emotions ran high Friday at St. Paul’s Ford plant.

12/16/2011

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Georgia Pacific Plant In Minn. To Reopen Saturday

The Georgia Pacific plant in Duluth is set to reopen after being idled by the Minnesota government shutdown.

07/15/2011

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Don’t Be Intimidated By Growing Roses — Try This!

It’s no surprise that roses are America’s favorite flower. But if you are wondering how to get beautiful blooms right in your yard, where do you start?

06/09/2011

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General Mills Plans New Ind. Distribution Center

One of the world’s largest food companies plans to open a new distribution center next year in northeastern Indiana.

05/31/2011

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Rainy Spring Forces Minn. Corn Farmers To Race The Clock

It’s no secret that it’s been a cool, rainy spring. But where most of us see wet ground, some Minnesota farmers see reduced yields.

05/09/2011

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Some Birds Eye Operations Moving To Minn., Wis.

The parent company of Birds Eye says it will close its vegetable processing plant in central New York and move operations to facilities in the upper Midwest.

04/15/2011

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Solar Plant In Southern Colo. Will Sell Energy To Xcel

SunPower Corp.. has finished building a 19-megawatt solar power plant in southern Colorado to supply Xcel Energy Inc. Construction on a second plant is under way.

03/17/2011

An aerial view shows the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Japanese town of Futaba, Fukushima prefecture on March 12, 2011. Japan scrambled to prevent nuclear accidents at two atomic plants where reactor cooling systems failed after a massive earthquake, as it evacuated tens of thousands of residents. Tokyo Electric Power, which runs the plants, said it had released some radioactive vapour into the atmosphere at one plant to relieve building reactor pressure, but said the move posed no health risks. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Meltdown Concerns At Damaged Japan Nuke Plant

An explosion Saturday at a nuclear power station damaged by Japan’s powerful earthquake destroyed a building housing the reactor, amid fears that the plant located 150 north of Tokyo could melt down.

03/12/2011

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