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As Canada plans to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees, those who regularly cross Minnesota's northern border are hoping alarm over border security won't lead to hassles.
In a small noisy lab, Fardad Azarmi rummages through a few pieces of steel on a table. He picks up a playing card sized chunk covered with a gray coating.
Lora Krall says delirium made her mother's final days a nightmare. The 73-year-old didn't recognize her daughter or husband. The delirium took hold while Krall's mother, Harriet, was in the hospital, being treated for pneumonia. "She would see things," Krall recalled, like "mice in the room. The walls were moving.
A showdown between Minnesota and the federal government over ID card standards could complicate air travel for Minnesotans as early as next year. If state lawmakers don't reassess their 2009 stance resisting federal security requirements for ID cards, Minnesotans could find themselves unable to use their driver's licenses to board domestic flights starting in 2016. The path to resolving the issue — and avoiding that worst-case scenario — isn't straightforward, and may require significant cooperation between state and federal authorities. What's behind this ID showdown between
Researcher Mark Ditmer has tracked black bears for years in northwest Minnesota using heart monitors and satellite collars, and the bears barely noticed.
We didn't start the fire, but smoke from wildfires still burning in Canada might continue to affect Minnesota's air quality this summer. Minnesota air cleared up after Canadian smoke pushed pollutant levels to dangerously high conditions July 6. Though the state's air pollution might not spike that high lower levels of pollution could return. That could mean further health hazards for Minnesotans with respiratory illnesses, said Minnesota Allergy and Asthma Clinic allergist and immunologist Dr.
For years, workers who receive health insurance through their employers have had a limited choice of health plans.
Jan Jech has been coming to a place not far from where her husband spent his final moments for some time. But until June 9, she couldn't bring herself to look at the intersection of state highways 14 and 42, where Marvin Jech died two years ago. He was on the way to a bakery to pick up a cake to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary when another car drove through a stop sign and hit his car. The crash changed Jan Jech's life forever.
MINNEAPOLIS – BNSF Railway officials say an employee died while working near train tracks in northeast Minneapolis Monday. Amy McBeth, a BNSF spokesperson, said the incident happened around 11:45 a.m.
Moorhead, Minn. -- Spring means nonstop activity at Kragnes Family Farms, where David Kragnes and his son Ben are putting corn seed in a planter in the farmyard. The Kragnes family has farmed here, 20 minutes outside of Moorhead, since the end of the Civil War: Corn, soybeans, sugar beets and wheat. David is 63.