|Pays et région||Minnesota (MN) / États-Unis|
'Free the growler' beer bill on its way to Minnesota governor's desk for signature
par Dana Ferguson le 20/05/2022 à 10:38
Both chambers of the Minnesota Legislature on Friday approved a plan to rewrite the state's liquor laws to boost the amount breweries can produce and still offer to-go sales from their taprooms.
Pirkl files for District 4 commissioner seat
par Randy Petersen le 20/05/2022 à 10:21
Business owner says he wants to serve rural residents of the county.
Minnesota to devote $2M to 100 pollution assessments at commercial properties statewide
par Frederick Melo / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 20/05/2022 à 10:20
It’s a $2 million effort that comes with the general goal of focusing on retail corridors with a high number of businesses operated by people of color.
First week of filing for Rochester, Olmsted County wraps up
par Randy Petersen le 20/05/2022 à 10:15
Nearly every spot on the ballot has a candidate with 10 more days to file.
Dokken: Fishing opener on Lake of the Woods might have been cold, but at least it was windy
par Brad Dokken le 20/05/2022 à 10:13
The action last Saturday was fair – no surprise, considering the weather – but it was good enough to keep things interesting.
Dane Mizutani: Wild GM Bill Guerin doesn’t regret Zach Parise-Ryan Suter buyouts, and he shouldn’t
par Dane Mizutani / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 20/05/2022 à 10:01
With captain Jared Spurgeon in charge, and alternate captains Marcus Foligno and Matt Dumba leading alongside him, the Wild felt different this season
Revenue, expenses are up for Mayo Clinic resulting in a 41% drop in operating income
par Jeff Kiger le 20/05/2022 à 8:03
On Thursday, Mayo Clinic posted an unaudited consolidated financial report from the first quarter on the Electronic Municipal Market Access website. The report showed revenue was up 6.9% over the same quarter in 2021, when Mayo Clinic reported $3.67 billion in revenue. However, the operating margin […]
Missing University of Minnesota student found dead in Mississippi River
par Kaila White / MPR News le 20/05/2022 à 7:55
Austin Retterath had been missing since May 8.
Minnesota lawmakers reach $18.4 million deal for drought relief, months after historically dry summer
par Dana Ferguson le 20/05/2022 à 7:38
Other issues delayed the bill's advance at the Capitol for months, but it appeared poised to move forward on Friday.
Stressed out because there's too much to do? Get tips on how to calm the craziness through meditation
par Viv Williams le 20/05/2022 à 7:21
In today's world, stress is everywhere. Sometimes your to-do list becomes overwhelming. Meditation — even just 30 seconds a day— can help. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams talks with a meditation expert who explains how it works, gives a shout out to a study […]
Minnesota agency asserts authority over carbon capture pipelines
par Jeff Beach le 20/05/2022 à 7:03
The decision means carbon pipeline companies must file for a siting permit with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Without statewide authority, permitting would have been left up to individual counties along the pipeline route.
Southeast Minnesota long-term senior care facilities struggle through financial crisis, staffing shortages
par Abby Sharpe le 20/05/2022 à 5:00
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the money struggles already facing care centers. Now, advocates are asking for help from the state to retain workers and keep their facilities open.
See the latest COVID-19 numbers for Southeast Minnesota here
par Andrew Link le 20/05/2022 à 4:14
See the latest COVID-19 numbers updated daily.
Other View: Lagging flags: Opportunities to flag Buffalo shooter came and went
par New York Daily News Editorial Board le 20/05/2022 à 4:00
None of the red flags appear to have been raised to the authorities, at least not high enough for them to seek an order preventing his purchase of a semi-automatic rifle.
3 homicides in St. Paul in 6-hour span
par Mara H. Gottfried / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 20/05/2022 à 3:42
The homicides brought the number to 18 for the year in St. Paul; there were 12 at this time last year.
'Time is running out': Minnesota lawmakers race to spend $8 billion in last three days
par Dana Ferguson le 20/05/2022 à 3:37
Lawmakers face a Sunday deadline to complete spending and tax bills and to pass them through both chambers. As of Friday morning, they had extensive work left to complete before then.
Chatfield building something special on the diamond
par Guy N. Limbeck le 20/05/2022 à 3:30
The Chatfield baseball team is 15-1 and ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class AA as the regular season winds to a close. Section 1AA play begins next week.
Lynx go toe-to-toe with the Aces before falling 93-87
par Jace Frederick / St. Paul Pioneer Press le 20/05/2022 à 3:08
But Minnesota just wasn’t clean enough to pull off the road upset against one of the league’s elite. The Lynx committed 12 turnovers — which led to 22 points for Las Vegas — and made a few too many costly plays.
How to defeat quackgrass and crabgrass in lawns and landscapes
par Don Kinzler le 20/05/2022 à 3:00
"Growing Together" columnist Don Kinzler says different strategies are required to deal with the weeds.
Clarence Page: Why -- and how -- we need to talk about racial disparities in abortion rates
par Clarence Page le 20/05/2022 à 3:00
Before we point fingers of shame and blame at the women, I think we need to know more about why they made the choice they made.
Chronic wasting disease doesn't affect humans. Experts say tracking, containment key to keeping it that way
par Alex Derosier le 20/05/2022 à 2:40
Humans have eaten venison from CWD-infected deer before and did not get the disease, but at a recent Minnesota legislative hearing on this year’s environment and natural resources bill, a leader in the state’s effort to trace CWD said the key to preventing a possible animal-human jump […]
Majority of Southeast Minnesota counties see COVID case rates drop amid continued high transmission status
par Randy Petersen le 20/05/2022 à 2:38
CDC reports 19 Minnesota counties are now areas of high transmission
Finding Faith: God's call is by design
par Devlyn Brooks le 20/05/2022 à 2:30
Five years ago, Inka Mathew felt a tug on her heart from God after she learned from a friend that Houston is a big hub for human trafficking. A freelance graphic designer, Mathew said God pulled on her heart to use her talents to help fight the slave trade, and the small business 139Made was born.
Rochester pair arrested Thursday for 209 grams of meth
par Mark Wasson le 20/05/2022 à 2:18
Jose Aguilera, 29, and Marina Garza, 36, are both facing a first-degree controlled substance and first-degree drug possession charge.
Multiple gun shots reported Friday morning in Rochester; no reported injuries
par Mark Wasson le 20/05/2022 à 2:15
Law enforcement found 11 .40-caliber shell casings at the scene but there is no suspect description, and no injuries or property damage were reported.
Comb the spring evening sky for the heavenly locks of hair
par Mike Lynch le 20/05/2022 à 2:00
Stolen hair leads to lore behind Coma Berenices constellation.
Camping 2022: Here's how, where to get outdoors this summer
par John Myers le 20/05/2022 à 1:00
From state parks and national forests, to private and municipal campgrounds, camping options abound.
Rochester Police Department daily incident reports: May 15-21, 2022
par Andrew Link le 20/05/2022 à 12:23
Wondering what the commotion was in your neighborhood? Here's a collection of daily incident reports from the week.
'We passed by Rochester a few times and thought 'Why not?''
par Andre Crockett le 20/05/2022 à 12:00
Get to Know… Lawrence Conley II, Equity Specialist for RPS and private investigator
He was banned from Major League Baseball. Then he restarted his life in Rochester
par Steve Lange le 20/05/2022 à 11:00
Following his role in one of sport’s most notorious scandals, Charles “Swede” Risberg rebuilt his life—after his lifetime ban from Major League Baseball—right here in Rochester.
1972: Microwaves can cook a steak in 90 seconds
par Loren Else le 20/05/2022 à 5:00
Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.
Photos: Slice of Life May 2022
par Joe Ahlquist le 20/05/2022 à 3:59
View "slice of life" photos from around the area.
As convention business quickens in Rochester, hotels and restaurants see much-needed shot in the arm
par Matthew Stolle le 19/05/2022 à 11:23
But convention activity hasn't returned to pre-pandemic levels as the number of city hotels grew.
June Le steps up to paint a "self portrait" of Rochester
par John Molseed le 19/05/2022 à 11:12
The Vietnamese artist, now living in Minnesota, created a mural depiction of the city.
'Free the Growler' plan picks up steam at the Minnesota Capitol, days before the legislative deadline
par Dana Ferguson le 19/05/2022 à 10:35
A conference committee on Thursday approved a compromise liquor bill and moved it forward.
Minnesota Legislature begins final push on legal sports betting, but deadline nears
par Alex Derosier le 19/05/2022 à 10:20
The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, May 19, advanced a betting bill toward a vote of the full Senate, but with a key disagreement with the House on which groups should be able to run mobile and in-person sports betting in Minnesota, it remains uncertain if the chambers will be able to reach a […]
'It's a health crisis': Minnesota parents raise concerns about baby formula shortage
par Dana Ferguson le 19/05/2022 à 9:33
State leaders said the situation was expected to improve within four to six weeks as additional varieties come to market.
Minnesota middle school principal accused of soliciting undercover cop posing as 15-year-old girl
par Matt Sepic / MPR News le 19/05/2022 à 9:06
The man is principal of Eagle Ridge Middle School in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District and was previously principal of William Byrne Elementary.
Why did Eureka Kids cross the road? To double in size
par Jeff Kiger le 19/05/2022 à 9:05
Eureka Kids, a Rochester child-care facility at 3675 Ninth St. NW, will double its capacity this fall after acquiring and remodeling an empty building, across Ninth Street from its current complex.
'Affordable' rents increasing under new median income levels
par Randy Petersen le 19/05/2022 à 8:46
Housing built with state and local financial support comes with rent caps based on local median income, and the rents in those properties could go up.
Thursdays Downtown returns with full music lineup for 2022
par Staff reports le 19/05/2022 à 8:27
The weekly music series begins June 16, 2022.
DMC launches $3 million grant program for businesses in district
par Staff reports le 19/05/2022 à 5:42
A second program is expected to reach more businesses throughout the city.
Marine Art Museum hosts first community report, shares plans of next three years
par Theodore Tollefson le 19/05/2022 à 5:38
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum shared its plans for the next three years on community engagement and growing artwork for the galleries.
Louise Andrews: I watched male loved ones deny their hearing loss. Left untreated, it devastated their lives
par Louise Andrews le 19/05/2022 à 4:00
If your father is one of the 500 million worldwide with hearing loss, try this gift: Remind him that you love him dearly and want him as a trusted adviser for as long as humanly possible. Urge him to have his hearing tested and to get hearing aids if indicated.
Tick season is in full swing. Find out what to do if a tick bites you
par Viv Williams le 19/05/2022 à 1:30
Ticks are out and waiting to hitch a ride and grab a bite. Out of you. In this episode of NewsMD's "Health Fusion," Viv Williams has tips on what you should do if a tick bites you.
Fernbrook Family Center offers teachers in Southeast Minnesota support during historic challenges
par Jordan Shearer le 19/05/2022 à 11:00
“I can’t think of a time when teachers have scrambled to do more things with less amount of time than in the past two years," said Rochester Education Association President Dan Kuhlman.
1972: 18,000 Olmsted County children to be inoculated
par Loren Else le 19/05/2022 à 5:00
Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.
Can a dog ride on a motorcycle?
par Sgt. Troy Christianson le 18/05/2022 à 7:21
Question: Can someone with a motorcycle permit have their small dog riding on the motorcycle or would that be considered a passenger? We have already purchased a helmet and leather jacket for this lucky pup! Thank you for your response.
3 of 4 incumbent Rochester school board members file for re-election
par Jordan Shearer le 18/05/2022 à 5:53
As of Wednesday, May 18, none of those who filed have any challengers.
‘Small town girl for the win:' Onamia educator is Minnesota Teacher of the Year
par Theresa Bourke le 18/05/2022 à 2:26
Sarah Lancaster hopes to use her newfound platform to advocate for more mental health services in schools and the important of teachers of color.