Farmers Say Warm Weather Will Make For Beautiful Christmas Trees This YearSome overachievers may already have done it, but most of us have yet to buy a Christmas Tree this year.
Coon Rapids To Open Transitional Housing For Homeless Young AdultsIt's estimated that in the Anoka-Hennepin School district, more than 500 of the county's youth spend their nights without a secure place to call home.
Wander Minnesota: Mille Lacs Kathio State ParkLast week, I talked about the wild rice demonstrations at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum. Not far from the museum is Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. The park's two-fold name has two roots. "Mille Lacs" is the term French explorers used to describe the area, and it is an apt term, meaning "1,000 lakes" in English.
20K Gallons Of Sewage Leaked Into Rum RiverAn estimated 20,000 gallons of sewage ended up in the Rum River in what's being called a minor spill, the City of Cambridge announced Tuesday. According to the city's utilities department director Todd Schwab, on Monday at 6:35 p.m., the Cambridge Wastewater Treatment Facility was notified by the Isanti County Dispatch Office that a boater reported seeing liquid coming from a manhole cover and flowing into the Rum River.
Minn. Christmas Tree Farm Getting Just Enough RainMore than half of the U.S. has been a designated disaster zone due to widespread drought, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's the most severe and expensive drought in 25 years.
Bubble Barrier May Protect MN Waters From Asian CarpIt may sound like a bubble bath for Asian carp, but the underwater device being tested at a University of Minnesota research lab is hardly meant to be a spa.
53-Year-Old Man’s Body Pulled From Anoka RiverAuthorities are investigating after they pulled the body of a 53-year-old Anoka man out a river Saturday afternoon.