Good Question: What Is That Light Green Vine Growing Rampant?Since Friday, WCCO has received more than a dozen emails and Facebook messages wanting to learn more about a light green vine growing along the highways, climbing fences and appearing to choke trees.
Stench-Ridden Corpse Flower Blooms At 'U'The pungent Corpse Flower bloomed last night at the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences Conservatory, emitting a rotten smell that filled the greenhouse.
U's 'Corpse Flower' To Pungently Bloom Next WeekWith a furious stench, the University of Minnesota's so-called "Corpse Flower" is set to send rotted meat scents wafting forth for all to enjoy next week. The U's Titan Arum, or Amorphophallus titanium, is scheduled to bloom next week, and the public is invited to drop in Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.
Developers For Biofuel Beets Plant Turn To GrowersBackers of a proposed project in North Dakota that would turn a variety of sugar beets into ethanol are hoping to get commitments from growers by the end of the year.
Jennie-O Plant Worker Tests Positive For TBA worker at a Jennie-O Turkey Store plant in central Minnesota has tested positive for tuberculosis. A spokesman for Jennie-O's parent company, Hormel Foods Corp., says the Stearns County Public Health Department informed the Melrose plant on Monday that a worker had tested positive for TB.
Corpse Flower Getting Ready To Bloom At GustavusA stinky plant known as a corpse flower is getting ready to bloom at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. The plant — nicknamed "Perry" — is showing signs that it will soon bloom for the third time in the last six years.
Wild Rice Festival: The History Of MN's Favorite Grain
Good Question: What Evidence Does It Take To Charge Someone With Murder?It is highly unusual for a person accused of killing a police officer to be arrested and then released without charges because there isn’t enough evidence.
Gevo Starts Commercial Production At Minn. PlantThe biofuels and renewable chemicals company Gevo Inc. has started commercial production of bio-based isobutanol at its plant in Luverne, Minn.
Tips For Getting To Work On Your Lawn, GardensIs this warm weather giving you the "itch" to get out and garden and work on your lawn? If so, you're not alone.
St. Paul Ford Plant Closes After 86 Years Emotions ran high Friday at St. Paul’s Ford plant.
Georgia Pacific Plant In Minn. To Reopen SaturdayThe Georgia Pacific plant in Duluth is set to reopen after being idled by the Minnesota government shutdown.
Don't Be Intimidated By Growing Roses -- Try This!It's no surprise that roses are America's favorite flower. But if you are wondering how to get beautiful blooms right in your yard, where do you start?
General Mills Plans New Ind. Distribution CenterOne of the world's largest food companies plans to open a new distribution center next year in northeastern Indiana.
Rainy Spring Forces Minn. Corn Farmers To Race The ClockIt's no secret that it's been a cool, rainy spring. But where most of us see wet ground, some Minnesota farmers see reduced yields.