STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Water Quality Remains a Minnesota Problem
The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years.
That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson 25 years ago. The river is in the southern half of Minnesota whe... Posted on 8/17/17 at 8:15 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN Genre of the Week: Allentown by Billy Joel
We all have been paying attention to the recent developments in the United States, especially when it comes to Donald Trump. Already he has destroyed generations-long ties with traditional neighbors... Posted on 6/7/17 at 3:14 PM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Fargo-Moorhead’s Earth Day Celebration
Fargo-Moorheads Earth Day Celebration
Ugly Food of the Norths Terra Madre Celebrates the Earth, Food, and the Fargo-Moorhead Community
BY ASHLEY REZACHEK
For the first time ever Ugly Food of the Nort... Posted on 4/20/17 at 7:37 PM
RENEW ND Driverless Cars a Boon or Bane for Cities?
Automobiles really are becoming more automatic. Technology for driverless autosis accelerating at Moores Law rates as are advances in battery technology for more cost effective electric powered cars a... Posted on 2/26/17 at 3:04 AM
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday released an updated report on how climate change requires urgent action to counter impacts that touch every corner of the country, from oyster growers in Washington State to maple syrup producers in Vermont.
People of color tend to live in neighborhoods that have higher levels of nitrogen dioxide from vehicles, power plants and other sources than white people, according to new research by the University of Minnesota.
Crop irrigation has boomed in Minnesota in the past few years, increasing land values and raising yields for corn, soybeans and other crops. But hundreds of Minnesota farmers appear to be irrigating cropland without the state permits required to use large volumes of public water.
DICKINSON, N.D. – Amid concerns from lawmakers and the public about oil transportation safety, North Dakota’s oil industry group has hired a firm to do an independent study of Bakken crude characteristics.
BISMARCK – As the joke goes, North Dakota has two seasons: winter and road construction. And with the state Department of Transportation preparing for more than $1 billion in projects this year, it’s open season for out-of-state contractors looking for work.
Mike Nowatzki, Forum News Service
February 22, 2014
FARGO – Conservation advocates gathered Saturday to explore strategies to engage sportsmen in a broad coalition to protect North Dakota’s hunting heritage in the face of rapid energy development and the loss of conservation lands.
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