Publication: Minnesota Public Radio

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Water woes in California hit historic lows

As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the state's lakes and reservoirs are reaching historic lows. A series of recent images from the air help put the water shortage in perspective.• More drought coverage ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Drought, Environment
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

D.C.'s famous snowy owl dies in Minnesota

A snowy owl that captivated Washington, D.C., in January was found dead this week in northern Minnesota.The owl gained fame — and a Twitter feed — after perching for a few hours on a ledge outside The Washington Post's headquarters.Does DC miss me? I ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Same-sex couple settles in Rice Creek Lodge wedding dispute

A private hunting club in Little Falls, Minn., has agreed to pay for the wedding ceremony and reception of a same-sex couple it refused to accommodate.Cole Frey and Adam Bock, of St. Cloud, filed a complaint with the Minnesota Department of Human Rights ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunday “heat storm” — hottest day of 2014?

Get ready for a summery weekend, and what may be the hottest day of the year in the Twin Cities Sunday.Our high dew point “free sauna” air mass lingers this weekend. That moisture is fuel for scattered thunderstorms, which will again roam Minnesota this ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

More Canadian crude could soon flow across northern Minn. under State Dept. plan

More Candian heavy crude from the Alberta oil sands region will soon be flowing through pipelines across northern Minnesota, even though the project remains under federal review.The State Department has signed off on a temporary plan from Calgary-based ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Johnson continues to back MacDonald

Jeff Johnson talks with supporters at his State Fair Booth. Tom Scheck/MPR NewsRepublican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson says he’s standing by the party’s endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Supreme Court even as other party leaders distance t ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

McFadden aims to make mining an issue in the race for Senate

A central theme of Republican Senate candidate Mike McFadden's campaign is that U.S. Sen. Al Franken, President Barack Obama and other Democrats are strangling the nation's economy by over-regulating businesses.One example McFadden frequently cites is ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Your Minnesota Weekend: State Fair Lovers (or not) Edition

It's the first weekend of the State Fair, which means two things: 1.) It will be socially acceptable to eat your body weight in food-on-a-stick and 2.) School is right around the corner, so it's time to take advantage of all the waning summer has to ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

The Daily Digest: State Fair edition

Welcome to the Daily Digest.Minnesota:State Fair campaigning got off to a strong start yesterday.GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson wants 13 debates with Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton is sticking with six debates. ( MPR News )Republican endorsed Minnesota ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Live at the State Fair: Home repair experts take your questions

Listen Home repair experts take questions at the State Fair 53min 28sec Guests John Trostle: Home inspector, John Trostle Consulting Samantha Strong: General contractor , principal of EcoBroker and NAR Green DesigneeHave questions about end-of-summer ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Dayton declines Johnson's request for multiple debates

Gov. Mark Dayton is rejecting a call to debate his Republican opponent 13 times between now and Election Day.Republican gubernatorial nominee Jeff Johnson said he is requesting the debates to better inform the voters. Johnson, a Hennepin County Commissioner, ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

State Fair 4-H kid's cow a real 'diva'

Listen State Fair 4-H kid's cow a 2min 16secToday is the first day of the Minnesota State Fair and throughout the fair we are going to introduce you to some of the more interesting animals you might encounter. This morning, 12-year-old Liz Jabs, a 4H ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: 4-h, cow

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...He said his and other groups were "really taken by surprise by this bait and switch move at the last minute."
"Even though we released the bird up north, it's still far more inhabited than the arctic area that they usually come from," she said. "Many of these birds just have no concept of vehicles, windows. Those are dangers and risks that they just haven't been adapted for."
"It just feels good that we can get our story out there and let it be known that this won't happen again," Frey said. "Now that the first case has happened in Minnesota, now people will take this as a learning curve and they'll think twice before they deny someone a public accommodation again."
"I don't think he actually can do that, first of all," Franken said. "So you know, I think we need someone in the Senate who knows how things work."

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More Canadian crude could soon flow across nort... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 8 hours ago]
D.C.'s famous snowy owl dies in Minnesota [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 9 hours ago]
Same-sex couple settles in Rice Creek Lodge wed... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
Johnson continues to back MacDonald [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
McFadden aims to make mining an issue in the ra... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 10 hours ago]
Your Minnesota Weekend: State Fair Lovers (or n... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 11 hours ago]
Water woes in California hit historic lows [Published Minnesota Public Radio - 12 hours ago]
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Free sauna continues, mixed thundery weekend [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 22 2014]
In tire slashing incident, North Minneapolis st... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 22 2014]
GOP Supreme Court candidate losing support [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 21 2014]
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