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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
The biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn.
Is this warm weather giving you the “itch” to get out and garden and work on your lawn? If so, you’re not alone.
Emotions ran high Friday at St. Paul’s Ford plant.
The Georgia Pacific plant in Duluth is set to reopen after being idled by the Minnesota government shutdown.
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?
One of the world’s largest food companies plans to open a new distribution center next year in northeastern Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Toro Co. said Thursday it plans to build an irrigation products facility in Romania to give it greater access to the Eastern European market.
Tyco Electronics plans to cut about 250 jobs in the Twin Cities by September.
Polaris Industries Inc. has told Wisconsin officials it will start shutting down operations at its plant in Osceola on March 1.
The Mesabi Nugget plant will resume production, after it was shut down for maintenance earlier this month.
News of Lockheed’s intentions to phase out the plant by 2013 is sending shock waves throughout the city of 67,000 people.