The Push To Make Minneapolis’ Skyways Safer For BirdsThe effort to save migrating birds from deadly collisions with glass is about to be back before the Minneapolis City Council.
Baby Food Maker Recalls Products That May Contain GlassBeech-Nut is recalling nearly a ton of baby food products that may contain small pieces of glass. The USDA says the affected baby food is 4-ounce glass jars of Stage 2 Beech-Nut Classics Sweet Potato and Chicken.
Finding Minnesota: Turning Molten Glass Into ArtNo matter the weather, one place in Minnesota has furnaces holding steady at 2,300 degrees. Foci uses the intense heat to help people learn and practice glass arts. Eric Dahlberg is the studio manager. "It is a bit of a lost art," he said. "There aren't a lot of places that you can do this."
Vikings Move Ahead With Clear Glass In Stadium ConstructionThe Minnesota Vikings are moving ahead with clear glass on their new stadium in downtown Minneapolis. That's the latest word from the Sports Authority, which is overseeing stadium construction. This is despite concerns about possible bird collisions with the soaring glass stadium walls.
Mpls. City Council Votes Yes To Asking Vikings To Change New Stadium's GlassThe Minneapolis city council passed a resolution asking the Minnesota Vikings to change the glass used for their new stadium so it is bird friendly Friday. Last week, the Audubon Society said the glass used for new Vikings stadium could pose a threat to birds.
Audubon Society: New Stadium Could Be 'Death Trap' To BirdsA prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed. The Audubon Society said that they are calling on the team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to modify the stadium's current specs.
Minn. Recycler Taking Old Holiday LightsIf you're one of many Minnesotans replacing traditional holiday lights with energy-efficient LEDs and wondering what to do with all those old jumbled cords, the answer might be at your local hardware store.
Mpls Agency Looking To The Future Through Google GlassGoogle glass is a wearable computer. Developers are getting a chance to try out the futuristic shades first so they can give input and create apps.
Izzy's Ice Cream Pulls Products After Glass Found In CinnamonIzzy's Ice Cream is withdrawing three of its flavors after glass fragments were found in a supplier's container of cinnamon.
Medical Staff Tells Fair-Goers, Staff To Stay Hydrated In The HeatIt seems like every year, there are a few sticky, hot days at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Local Artist's Unique Mark On Target FieldArt on display at Target Field has helped catapult the career of a local artist. Outside the stadium across from Gate 29, you'll find eight glass panels with thousands of names of Target Field donors on them.
Good Question: What Makes Glass Bulletproof?An Idaho man has been charged with trying to assassinate the President of the United States by allegedly firing an AK-47-style gun at the White House. But his bullet hit a reinforced White House window that most of us would call "bulletproof." So how does a piece of glass become bulletproof?
Minn. Man Lose 27 Lbs In Glass Box At MallA Twin Cities man has moved out of a glass apartment that's been his home at the Mall of America for the past month.
St. Paul Glass Artist Plays With Gravity And FireFred Kaemmer likes it hot.
Good Question: Can A Glass Change A Wine's Taste?For most of us, we are being fancy if we put white wine in a white glass, and red in a red glass -- or if we take the beer out of the can. But there are dozens of different types of glasses for specific varietals of wine and specific types of beer. So, can a glass really change the flavor of our drinks?