The ice just now receding from Minnesota's lakes looks like it's on drugs. So maybe it shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that our lakes are, in fact, full of them.SEE ALSO: Minnesota House members vote to drug test themselves A study put together by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (read i ... More >>
Magnetation, a Nashwauk, Minnesota-based mining company, is kind of like the ungrateful date you spend too much money on, only to see him/her spurn you for another lover. In 2008, the company received a $1 million grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, money t ... More >>
The pollution warning expires at midnight.It seems we'll never run into a shortage of reasons to complain about the weather here in Minnesota.
Just a few months ago, we were still whining about a cold and snowy winter that had long overstayed its welcome.
Today, it's so damn hot and sunny ... More >>
Second Harvest HeartlandGrocers give food to the hungry that would otherwise go to waste. MPR's series on hunger in Minnesota recently looked into food waste and reported that the state throws away nearly 715 million pounds of food every year. Wow. Considering the average person eats about fi ... More >>
xjasonrojersxWhat's that floating in the water?The land of 10,000 lakes has some seriously nasty stuff in its rivers and streams, according to a new study by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
The biggest chemical culprits: antibiotics and attention-deficit medication, as well as antidepres ... More >>
It's patio season--enjoy the outdoors, throw back a few brews, and dream about Bentleys, making (and feeding) babies, singing soul, and saving pennies. Welcome to your week in food.
Sit back. Relax. Stay awhile. Sea Change and Gastro Non Grata invite you to chill out with their Mond ... More >>
A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F
The University of Minnesota calls its new underground library a triumph of design and function. Never mind the mold that feasts on pollution, a multimillion-dollar legal dispute, and those pesky health complaints.