Immigrants, Poor Fish For Their Dinner, Unaware Of MercuryIt's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.
Report: Agricultural, Urban Runoff Contaminating Minnesota’s WatersA new report from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency shows a steady flow of problems into Minnesota's lakes, rivers and streams.
Taurasi Lifts Mercury To 96-78 Win Over Lynx Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.
WNBA Finals Berth On Line When Lynx Face Mercury The season-long rivalry between the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury comes down to one final game. The teams meet Tuesday night with the winner earning a berth in the WNBA Finals.
Griner And Taylor Lift Mercury Over Lynx 85-71 Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Western Conference finals.
Moore, Lynx End Mercury's 16-Game Win Streak Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak.
Griner Lifts Mercury To 92-79 Win Over Lynx Brittney Griner set career highs with 27 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 92-79 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday night.
Capitol Renovation Uncovering Oddball ItemsThe State Capitol renovation is well underway. It's a $273 million project that's expected to take several years. And along the way, the renovation is revealing some oddball items that have been hidden for decades. They may not be all that historic, but they're pretty cool. Much of the Capitol restoration is below ground, where workers are exposing original limestone foundation behind unnecessary walls that were added over the years.
Moore, Lynx Win 6th Straight, 82-77 Over Mercury Maya Moore hit a 3-pointer, stole an inbounds pass and made a layup in the final minute to lift the Minnesota Lynx to their sixth straight victory, an 82-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury.
Moore Leads Lynx To 80-69 Win Over Mercury Maya Moore had 26 points, 16 rebounds and five assists to lead Minnesota to an 80-69 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night for the Lynx's third straight win.
Minnesota's Mercury-Sniffing Dog DiesA Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says Clancy died Sunday. He was 14.
Clancy, Minnesota's Mercury-Sniffing Dog, Dies A Minnesota dog with a keen nose for sniffing out mercury has died.
MPCA Lauds Utilities For Cutting Mercury EmissionsMinnesota's coal-fired power plants have cut their mercury emissions in half over the last 15 years, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Monday.
Minn. Wins Grant To Reduce Fish Mercury Exposure Minnesota has won a federal grant to reduce mercury exposure for woman and children living along Lake Superior's north shore.
Whalen Scores 29 As Unbeaten Lynx Beat Mercury Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 29 points and the Minnesota Lynx remained perfect with a 78-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.