There are 30,000 air-purifying live plants, including 400 trees, in the Mall of America. And there are also thousands of aphids trying to eat them.SEE ALSO: Sarah and Bristol Palin receive a lukewarm welcome at Mall of America So officials have decided to one-up the aphids by releasing a whole shit ... More >>
"Imagine paying $50 for a pint of hand-pollinated strawberries," says the voiceover in this compelling video from the Beez Kneez, a local organization devoted to reviving the bee population in the Twin Cities and educating the local community about how bees affect our overall ecosystem. "That's what ... More >>
It's impossible to appreciate this time of year, but if you're sick of winter, here's a comforting thought -- in just a few months, we'll again be enjoying one of America's finest tree canopies!SEE ALSO: North Siders upset about city of Minneapolis's tree-planting tornado commemoration According to ... More >>
The final leg of Minnesota's controversial wolf hunting season will come to a close tonight, and hunters have already hit their target. As of publication, the Department of Natural Resources has tallied 403 kills between the two seasons, meaning hunters have hit three wolves above target. DNR wolf ... More >>
Kurt Bills' no-good-very-bad U.S. Senate campaign will limp across the finish line today, but he couldn't help himself from offering up one last head-scratcher before fading out of our lives.SEE ALSO:-- Bills ad linking Klobuchar and Petters is "preposterous," says Republican bankruptcy trustee-- De ... More >>
Sick of sorting your recyclables into more categories than you can keep straight? 'Paper, plastic, glass, coarse, smooth.... ah, forgot it, it's going in the trash!'Those frustrations will soon be in the past, as today the Minneapolis City Council approved the introduction of single-sort recycling. ... More >>
A potato-chip-chomping trucker carrying a load of beehives to California from Minnesota crashed around 10 p.m. last night in Montana, spilling hives all over the highway. The trucker, an Iowan, told Montana police that while driving he reached down to grab a bag of chips. When he looked up, a dee ... More >>
Hope, who was born live on web cam, has been missing for 12 days.Hope the black bear cub was born live via webcam, making her an instant internet sensation with thousands of fans. But now, evidence suggests that something may have happened to the juvenile, who rarely leaves her mother's side. "L ... More >>
This sick little bastard is now on the state's payroll.Emerald ash borers are real punk insects. They have no respect for Minnesota's trees, and at about an inch long as adults, they're pretty hard to round up by human hand.As recently leaked documents show, the Minnesota Department of Agricultur ... More >>
Did you see this viral video (below) of the "undead" squid, seemingly coming to life in front of a diner's eyes and nearly wriggling his way out of the bowl? Check it out:
Minnesota ZooSemo and Taijah appear to be getting along swimmingly.It's early days yet, so maybe down the road we'll see some adolescent rebellion from young Taijah, the Minnesota Zoo's baby dolphin. But for the time being, she appears to be happy swimming under the wings of her dad. The two ... More >>
Via Titan Arum WebcamPerry the corpse flower, doing what comes naturallyNote to the Grunke brothers: When the thrill of digging up a corpse for sex no longer rings your ding-a-ling, there's always Perry the blooming corpse flower at Gustavus Adolphus College. And those condoms you brought to ... More >>
Photo by Urban WoodswalkerThe poor children of Delavan. Their lake has been taken over by evil hissing geese who poop everywhere and make the shoreline horrifically disgusting. What can be done? Kill the geese, of course! They should know better. The town of Delavan is calling on the U.S. Depar ... More >>
Alright, folks. Really funny. Who is out stealing Wisconsin goats?
Another Sparky bites the dust. Yawn.
A record number of people visited the zoo in the past year. What's attracting them?
We're not quite sure how St. Paul's pigeon population managed to get this deal, but downtown officials hope the free birdie birth control will cut back the number of these obese ugly creatures pooping on everything in site.
Shakopee's Rahr Malting plant and Koda Energy are brewing up enviro-beer
The Arboretum offers a host of locally grown meals. Imagine the beautiful flowers at the table!
On the Iron Range, the surging commodities market may bring prosperity. But it might also threaten one of the state's greatest natural resources.
Ames farm revolutionizes the gathering of honey, to flabbergasting effect
Pawlenty talks green, but will he pay the tab?
The cougar's comeback gets stopped dead in its tracks
A downtown cockroach and a nihilistic alley cat light up the gutters in the Theater Gallery's Archy and Mehitabel
The little-noted push to deregulate utilities will drive up rates and jeopardize service--not to mention