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Video: Here's how Minnesota is doing with renewable energy

04/18/2018 Minnesota added enough solar panels in 2017 to power about 53,000 homes, and strong growth is expected to continue in the new year. • It's a booming job market, too. Solar industry jobs increased by 113 percent between 2015 and 2017. • Most of our ...

Lawmakers: Tap stadium fund to build nursing homes for vets

04/18/2018 House Republicans on Wednesday proposed tapping a rainy day fund for the Minnesota Vikings' stadium to build new nursing homes for military veterans. Lawmakers proposed spending about $26 million to build three new homes in Preston, Montevideo and Bemidji.

Puerto Rico’s imbalance of power: Stadium lights glow, homes do not

04/20/2018 The Major League Baseball games this week between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians here had dual goals: to affirm the Puerto Rican government’s position that the island was open for business again after the devastation of Hurricane Maria seven ...

MN Real Estate Developer Launches U.S. Senate Campaign

04/20/2018 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In campaign news on Monday, a Minnesota real estate developer launched an independent campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Tina Smith. Jerry Trooien says he’s troubled by the current state of politics in America.

Bill taps stadium reserve funds for veterans homes

04/18/2018 ST. PAUL — Chairs in the Minnesota House are looking to tap $26 million from the Vikings stadium reserve fund to cover the state's share of costs for developing veterans nursing homes in Montevideo, Bemidji and Preston. The House State Government Finance ...

GOP lawmakers want to tap Vikings stadium fund for veteran nursing homes

04/18/2018 House Republicans on Wednesday proposed tapping a rainy day fund for the Minnesota Vikings’ stadium to build new nursing homes for military veterans. Lawmakers proposed spending about $26 million to build three new homes in Preston, Montevideo and Bemidji.

Lawmakers want to use stadium money for veterans homes

04/18/2018 MINNEAPOLIS -- Republican lawmakers Wednesday drew up a play that caught many by surprise; the idea of tapping into Vikings stadium reserve funds to pay for construction of three new veterans homes in Minnesota. "We'd be taking this excess revenue that is ...

In Puerto Rico, Stadium Lights Glow, Homes Do Not

04/19/2018 SAN JUAN, P.R. — The major league baseball games this week between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians here had dual goals: to affirm the Puerto Rican government’s position that the island was open for business again after the devastation of ...

Here's how Minnesota is doing with renewable energy

04/18/2018 Minnesota added enough solar panels in 2017 to power about 53,000 homes, and strong growth is expected to continue in the new year. • It's a booming job market, too. Solar industry jobs increased by 113 percent between 2015 and 2017. • Most of our ...

Minnesota sees increase in child abuse cases

04/14/2018 Minnesota lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to stop the unnecessary removal of black children from their families. The bill requires social service agencies to try to avoid pulling black children from homes and encourages agencies to place ...

Minnesota’s cold-weather rule expires Sunday

04/15/2018 Minnesota’s cold-weather heating rule expired on Sunday. This means that utility customers who are behind on their bills must set up payment plans in order to avoid being left without heat in their homes. The state’s cold-weather rule is in effect each ...

Dream Homes: Private Chanhassen home with basketball court, outdoor pool listed for $2.2 million

04/16/2018 A Chanhassen home overlooking the Minnesota River is for sale for $2.2 million ... View more Business Journal Dream Homes here or check out Home of the Day listing advertisements here. Want your listing featured as a Dream Home? If you're selling a ...

Black families ask Minnesota to stop taking so many of their children

04/11/2018 About 14 white children out of every thousand end up in Minnesota’s child protection system, compared to 43 African American children. Black kids are also three times more likely than their white peers to get removed from their homes. The reason Jones ...

Did Facebook Sleuths Get to the Bottom of Minnesota's Mummified Monkey Mystery?

04/12/2018 Dayton’s was a flagship department store in downtown Minnesota, built in 1902 ... but we have been working with local museums to learn more and find homes for artifacts like this.” Advertisement The Old Minneapolis Facebook page encouraged its ...

Walmart spending $35 million to remodel stores in Minnesota

04/12/2018 Walmart is shelling out $35 million this year to remodel about 10 stores across Minnesota, including metro-area stores ... to save the retailers the costs of shipping them to peoples’ homes. In total, Walmart is remodeling about 500 stores nationwide ...

Minnesota Ranks Fourth Nationwide for Life Expectancy

04/13/2018 Minnesota ranks fourth nationwide for life expectancy ... That means that we’re going out to seniors because seniors want to stay in their homes longer these days,” said Carrie Carney of Eventide Senior Living Communities. Kent Eken, ranking member ...

Real estate notebook: Lennar leads Twin Cities home building again

03/29/2018 We are proud that we have continued to earn that trust," said Bill Burgess, Lennar Minnesota Division president. "With our recent merger with CalAtlantic Homes, our Lennar team is focused on designing and building homes that incorporate the latest design ...

Two former Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks find new homes

04/07/2018 Former Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks Matt Cassel and Joe Webb recently signed with new teams this offseason to try and further their NFL careers. It might be hard to believe for some, but it’s been quite awhile since Joe Webb last attempted a pass for ...

Ground Level: Is Minnesota on the right track for clean water?

04/02/2018 He lives in Hubbard County in north-central Minnesota, just off one of the Crow Wing lakes ... But Engels sees changes happening around the lake — cabins torn down and replaced with large homes, forests cleared to make way for potato fields.

As Minnesota stink bug numbers grow, a look at barriers to controlling them

04/05/2018 Ask Angie Ambourn, who tracks the BMSB in her role as a Minnesota Department of Agriculture entomologist ... but if it can get into shelters, people’s homes and barns, through the winter, then it will certainly survive. And our winters haven’t been ...

Exhibit to showcase Minnesota Muslims

04/06/2018 If you go WHAT: "Tracks in the Snow," photos and audio tellings the stories of Muslims who make their homes in Minnesota WHEN: On view April 9-30, with a reception planned for Monday, April 23. Refreshments are from 5:30-6 p.m., with a presentation from 6 ...

Wisconsin joins Minnesota in signing law saying authorities now have to convict you of a crime before they can take your cash

04/05/2018 The law is intended to address the controversial practice of civil asset forfeiture, a common legal maneuver that allows police to seize and keep cash, real estate and other property ... institute's senior legislative counsel, Minnesota enacted a similar ...

Dayton promotes continued investment in rural Minnesota broadband access

04/05/2018 Minnesota considers the slowest acceptable broadband internet service as 25 megabits per second download and 3 Mbps upload, which while much faster than dial-up is slower than many city internet speeds. Last year, about 52,000 homes did not meet that standard.

Rice County's population grows again in 2017 as many greater Minnesota counties shrink

04/04/2018 Knutson said 170 new homes were built in Rice County in 2017 ... road construction and school expansions/reductions. Since 2010, Minnesota’s population grew by 275,000. However, 250,000 of that population took place in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro ...

The Children’s Blizzard of 1888, Minnesota’s worst winter ever

04/05/2018 Communities in those days – especially the rural ones in southern Minnesota – were much further apart. If the elements weren’t cooperative, it meant everyone was confined to their homes. And then, suddenly, a day with a little sun. People felt bold ...

Minnesota City Reflects On Tornado's Impact After 20 Years

03/31/2018 Minnesota Public Radio reports that the twister reached wind speeds of 175 miles per hour, killed two people, destroyed 200 homes and damaged hundreds of others. St. Peter sustained more than $120 million in property damage. In hindsight, residents say the ...

A cubed cabin in northern Minnesota makes the most of lake views

03/31/2018 Jon was crazy about the walleye fishing on Minnesota’s fifth-largest lake ... but Ludlow’s owners and real estate agents Mark and Sally Ludlow told them that properties stayed in families and rarely came up for sale. “One day my daughter and I ...

Meet Cathy Stepp, the EPA leader now overseeing Minnesota and making environmentalists nervous

04/03/2018 Leadership at Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources and Pollution ... the Wisconsin State Journal newspaper reported. She built homes for a living through most of the 1990s and into the early 2000s. Stepp got a seat on the Wisconsin DNR's policy ...

Beer-delivery startup taps Minnesota’s love for craft brews

04/02/2018 Running Tap delivers it to their homes. Running Tap launched in 2016 with three breweries ... say that they are not only the sole business offering craft beer delivery in Minnesota, but one of just a handful in the entire country. Why are there so few?

SOLARCHOICE program builds subscriber list

04/03/2018 Wicklund and others in the Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light chapter see the ... a connection cost should be for residents who want to install solar panels on their homes, the chapter organized to lobby the council to create a solar program.

Fire destroys elevator

03/30/2018 and the Minnesota Department of Transportation. In responding to the elevator fire, Neisius said, “Mainly we just want to make sure we can contain it as best we can.” Firefighters also monitored nearby homes and buildings to try and control embers ...

From start to finish: A Minnesota music hero takes us inside the making of his new album

03/30/2018 In between, they have a big May 12 gig with the Minnesota Orchestra to prepare for. He will also head out on his own, playing more of his so-called supper-club solo shows in private homes and venues, which he likes for the easier logistics and for what he ...

Dayton pushes for more broadband expansion money

03/28/2018 Minnesota considers the slowest acceptable broadband internet service as 25 megabits per second download and three Mbps upload, which while much faster than dial-up is slower than many city internet speeds. Last year, about 52,000 homes did not meet that ...

Kansas regulators seek to take over 15 nursing homes

03/28/2018 Mission Health Care has agreed to oversee operation of facilities. Mission operates nursing homes in Kansas, Tennessee, Georgia, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Affected Skyline Health nursing homes in Kansas are Chase County Care & Rehabilitation Center ...

Liberians in Minnesota on edge after Trump decision

03/27/2018 "These are hard-working people who came to the U.S. legally, have remained here legally, and play a major role in Minnesota's economy, in particular helping to staff our hospitals and nursing homes," Klobuchar wrote in a prepared statement. "Ending their ...

City looks to recoup loan to hotel

03/28/2018 Those included a new market tax credit loan from the Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corp. as well ... The litigation, Felix said, started in October, and senior creditors hired a real estate agency to market and sell the hotel.

Therapy dog brings smiles to nursing homes

03/27/2018 For more than seven years, the Mankato man and his Labrador mix have been visiting nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in Mankato, North Mankato and Saint Peter. MANKATO, Minnesota—Like many of the people to whom they bring cheer, Loren Clobes ...

CentraCare Health ID turns to analytics to identify patient trends

03/28/2018 CentraCare, with six hospitals and 27 clinics as well as nursing homes and senior housing services in Central Minnesota is one of six beta sites for Decisionology. Data that CentraCare receives from Decisionology displays customer segmentation information ...

The mental health crisis in rural Minnesota: Ways to start addressing it

03/26/2018 The Minnesota Telemedicine Act of 2015 has already increased the ... by affording them the option to pursue telepsychiatry services in the convenience of their homes. For example, Washington legislation is now allowing patients to choose where they receive ...

Wanted: Infant day care in rural Minnesota

03/23/2018 In northwestern Minnesota alone, they estimate roughly 2,500 children need ... According to Anderson, the number of childcare homes has decreased in the last few years by approximately 30 homes throughout the county. “We have been seeing a growth in ...