U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., wants the federal government to complete a canceled study on the potential risks of opening a copper-nickel mine within the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
The pilot of a small plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Moose Lake on Wednesday was a Navy veteran, a former combat surgeon and a urologist who incorporated his lifelong love of flying into his medical work.
Over the last decade in Wisconsin, 97 percent of counties lost populations of working-age people between 25 and 54 years old. They moved away or got older and aren't being replaced as fewer people are having children.
Gov. Tim Walz's administration has announced it will change state hiring policy after a former state DFL legislator was appointed to a six-figure job at the Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation without going through standard hiring procedures.
Real estate developer Paul Heuer wants to build houses that regular people can afford. But he says increases in land, labor and lumber costs — in addition to regulatory costs — have made building a new starter home virtually impossible.
Minnesota's Department of Human Services doesn't have good financial controls over a multi-million dollar child care subsidy program.