Uptown Hair Salon Goes Green, Diverts 95 Percent Of WasteWave Salon in Uptown has become Minnesota's first green salon. They are able to divert 95 percent of their waste by recycling hair, chemicals, foil and plastic.
Scientists Help Wis. Farmers Create Greener DairiesCows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer.
Beyond Bounds: Holmgren's Hot On Tour & Here's A Good Reason WhyHow did swing-swinging golf phenom Jack Holmgren win not only the state MGA junior boys championship, but also the PGA junior title, too? Why does the 17-year-old already have a scholarship in hand to compete at Iowa? What's the back story to how the rising senior has been part of three – and nearly four – team state titles for Wayzata?
Light Rail Routes RenamedStarting Friday, each route the light rail takes is getting a new name. They'll be colors instead of being named after streets, or the areas they serve. The Hiawatha Light Rail Line will now be called the Metro Blue Line.
Trees Budding, Green Grass Arrives This WeekendOld Man Winter is getting a bit too clingy. While it might seem like spring is far from reality, experts say there could be buds on the trees by the end of the week.
Movie Blog: ‘Green Fire’ Burns, Just Not Quite Fiercely A documentary that isn’t exactly beautiful or well-written or blessed with memorable characters can still be considered good, or worth watching, if it teaches you something.
Could Rochester Be The 1st All-Recycled City? Let's face it: Americans produce a lot of garbage.
What's America's Most Popular Color Car?What does the color of your car say about you? If it's white, you're in a big crowd.
Meet Metro Transit’s New 'Green' Light Rail Train The new light rail train that will carry passengers from St. Paul to Minneapolis is undergoing testing along the Hiawatha light rail line.
Living Green Expo At State Fair There is never a lack of opportunities to go green these days, but this weekend should provide anyone with a few new ideas. The 2012 Living Green Expo runs May 5 and 6 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
Keeping It Green In The PlayroomIt seems the push to go green is everywhere -- even on the shelves at the toy store. WCCO caught up with a local toy maker and talked to some parents to find out if they're buying into this trend.