'Super Wood' Could Replace Steel, Engineers Say"This new way to treat wood makes it 12 times stronger than natural wood and 10 times tougher," the University of Maryland's Liangbing Hu said in a press release.
Report: Some Of That Grated Cheese Might Actually Be WoodCheese connoisseurs praise some cheeses for having a nutty taste, but what are the odds some tastemakers would endorse a woodsy taste? According to CBS News, some store-bought grated cheeses are being investigated for using a derivative of wood pulp.
Semi Carrying Wood Tips Over In North Metro A semi truck carrying timber appears to have tipped over Friday evening, spilling beams of wood all over a grassy area near an on-ramp in the north metro, traffic cameras show.
Local Company Makes Cell Phone Cases From WoodAlmost all of us have cell phones, and with them come cases and skins. NPD Group market research says over the last 12 months, Americans spent $2.2 billion dollars on cell phone protection devices.
2 Dead After Fire Destroys Isanti County HomeTwo people are dead after fire swept through their rural Isanti county home. The fire was discovered shortly before noon on Thursday near the town of Braham, and the names of the deceased will be released once family has been notified.
Wood From The Hood Turns Tree Debris Into ArtWhere most people just see storm debris, Rick Siewart sees opportunity. "These are prime for slabs, beautiful 12-foot slabs,” said Siewart as he pointed to a pile of logs.
Finding Minnesota: Alex Comb’s Handcrafted CanoesSummertime will bring the annual flood of vacationers onto Minnesota's many lakes and rivers. And for many of them it will mean peaceful paddling in a canoe or kayak - or maybe a gentle ride in a rowboat.
Shakopee Energy Plant Explosion Damaged Two Silos, Cause Still UnknownThe city of Shakopee is giving the all-clear after a plant explosion rocked the city south of Minneapolis.
Air-Pollution Alert Issued For Much Of MinnesotaMinnesota officials have issued an air-pollution health alert for the southern two-thirds of the state. They urge people who are sensitive to air pollution to take proper precautions.
Police: Duluth Man Killed In Tractor AccidentA Duluth man died in a farm accident sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning, police say.
Wander Minnesota: A Passion for Wood and MusicUp north there are gorgeous lakes, acres of forest, wildlife, birds, winding roads through small towns, and a custom ukulele maker.
Youth Baseball League Shuns Metal Bats For WoodFor years, the Rhode Island teams in the American Legion Baseball league -- the oldest nationwide youth program -- played with aluminum bats that make the characteristic crack of America's game sound more like a dull clang.