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“Pheasants had come through the winter in pretty good shape,” said Nicole Davros, Department of Natural Resources farmland wildlife populations and research group leader in Madelia. “Because of that, I don't think we'll have a lot of starvation due to the blizzard. They can go without food for a little while.
Employers in the transportation and utilities sector as well as manufacturing led the hiring in March. In reporting the new data Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development also revised the February job count, narrowing its preliminary view that 1,300 jobs were lost to just ...

The analysis was drawn from the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey, which surveyed students in fifth, eighth, ninth and 11th grades. The downturn carries into the college level, or at least that's so at the University of Minnesota Duluth, said Lauretta Perry, the school's chemical health educator. "What we have ...
The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor has published its special review regarding the Minnesota Department of Commerce: Investigation of Auto Glass Insurance Processing by Safelite Solutions LLC. More than a year ago, in March 2017, Minnesota lawmakers Rep. Kelly Fenton, (R-Woodbury) ...
According to Minnesota Department of Corrections records, assaults against staffers at Oak Park Heights — where the state's most serious offenders are housed — rose 81 percent from 21 in 2013 to 38 in 2017. Assaults involving weapons tripled to 19. In most Minnesota prisons, assaults on inmates are ...
It's now up to a state appeals court panel whether to release Thomas Ray Duvall, a serial rapist and one of the most violent sex offenders in state history. At a hearing Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) appealed the conditional release of Duvall, 62, who has spent 30 years ...

The Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education is not in support of a community center in Belle Plaine the way it is proposed. The school district was informed by a letter from Dr. Brenda Casselius that the proposed $33 million dollar community center project received an unfavorable review ...
Four years ago, Governor Mark Dayton signed the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act, increasing protections for students from bullying and establishing the School Safety Technical Assistance Center. As part of these continuing efforts, the Minnesota Department of Education's School Safety ...
With mass retirements looming and employers struggling to find qualified workers, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry is expanding its registered apprenticeship offerings. More than 11,400 apprentices are working in Minnesota for thousands of large and small employers as of February, said ...
April 04, 2018 10:12 PM. The Minnesota Department of Corrections confirms it has changed its inmate segregation policy at every correctional facility in the system. Until last week, if an inmate assaulted prison staff, the maximum penalty was 90 days in a segregation unit and loss of privileges. Advertisement. Prior to 2016 ...
Ben Keogh, 7, from Lake Elmo ducks out of the way of a snowball tossed by his grandma, Cindy Casey, from Forest Lake as he and his sister, Paige, 4, enjoy a day at Como Park in St. Paul on Saturday, March 3, 2018. A winter storm is expected to move into the area Sunday night and last through early ...
Sheriff: Man Found Dead In Fish House During Eelpout FestivalA man was found dead in a fish house during a fishing festival on a northern Minnesota lake. 'It's Scary': Patient Reacts To Allina Nurse Practitioner's Alleged Reuse Of SyringesA Twin Cities woman has come forward revealing she was ...
One was the possibility that a jury would agree with 3M's argument that Minnesota's statute of limitations had run out on the complaint, making the whole case moot. And just a week before the trial was set to begin, the Minnesota Department of Health released its own health impact analysis, the latest of ...
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights Finds Disparities in School Districts Statewide. The MDHR finds suspension and expulsion disparities in school districts statewide. Posted: Mar. 2, 2018 10:47 PM. Updated: Mar. 2, 2018 10:47 PM. Posted By: Brooke McKivergan. ROCHESTER, Minn.- The Minnesota Department ...
“New snowmobile registrations have remained relatively stable in the last decade, with the range being 9,000 to 12,000 new each year since 2007,” says Andrew Korsberg, a program consultant with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Minnesota's population grew by about 600,000 people ...
(KMSP) - As the downward trend for the flu continues, one more child death related to the illness has been reported, according to the latest flu report from the Minnesota Department of Health. There have been a total of five pediatric influenza-related deaths this season. MDH also downgraded Minnesota's ...
Minnesota conservation officers have been out delivering that message in recent weeks on lakes across the state. On Thursday, as the sun shone brightly and the temperature climbed into the 40s, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officers Brent Grewe and Leah Weyandt headed out onto the ice at ...

MPR's Mark Zdechlik reports: “The Minnesota Department of Health says more than four in ten people struggling with difficult-to-control pain of moderate and high levels reported medical cannabis provided significant relief. The research looked at results of a standard pain assessment tool completed by more than 2,000 ...
Roads were partly or completely covered with ice in an area from Albert Lea to Austin to near Rochester, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. Treacherous conditions led several school districts to delay the start of classes Thursday. Among them were Alden Conger, Redwood Falls, Hill City ...
Temperatures are dropping after a four-day thaw, and much of the state is under a winter weather advisory. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the timing of this storm is critical. They will have every available plow on the roads once the snow starts to fall – and they are urging people to take ...
Data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development show that after years of stagnant pay (median wages actually declined by 1 percent between 2003 and 2014), Minnesotans' median wages started to climb the following years, growing 4 percent between 2014 and 2016 (all numbers in this ...
The Minnesota Department of Education says the state has won federal approval for its updated plan on how it holds schools accountable. State education officials said Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Education has approved Minnesota's plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health releases its latest weekly report. MPR News's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Kris Ehresmann about the flu season so far. Ehresmann directs the Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control division at the Minnesota Department of Health.
Shipchandler, deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, to address discrimination at MLK Day event ... Rowzat Shipchandler, deputy commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, will be the featured speaker Monday morning at the Owatonna Human Rights ...
Winter is the time to change the composition of bird foods offered and perhaps the arrangement of your feeders. This will aid in the birds' survival, as well as increase your viewing enjoyment in the snowy months ahead. Permanent residents, such as chickadees and cardinals, are dependable every year.
MINNEAPOLIS - A study by the Minnesota Department of Health has revealed how Minnesota hospitals can charge job-based health plans drastically different prices for the same procedure. The Minnesota Department of Health studied actual prices paid for four routine procedures from July 2014 to June ...
MPR's Elizabeth Dunbar writes: “Minnesota added enough solar panels in 2017 to power about 53,000 homes, and strong growth is expected to continue in the new year. The state's overall capacity is now at more than 700 megawatts, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, which tracks ...
We Are Water MN is a partnership of the Humanities Center, MPCA, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Minnesota added enough solar panels in 2017 to power about 53,000 homes, and strong growth is expected to continue in the new year. The state's overall capacity is now at more than 700 megawatts, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, which tracks solar installations. "Our goal is to ...
The draft permit can be found at polymet.mn.gov while written comments and objections can be submitted through March 6 at NorthMetPermitting.DNR@state.mn.us or by mail to: MN Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Minerals, 500 Lafayette Road N, Box 45, St. Paul, MN 55155-4045.
“We are evaluating potential implications,” said Michael Schommer, a spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Health, which administers the state program. “What we do know is that Minnesota's medical cannabis program has reduced the pain and suffering of thousands of Minnesotans dealing with ...
The 348 traffic deaths announced by the state is the lowest total since 1943 (274) and second-lowest since 1926 (326). “It shows that in Minnesota we're on the right track to solving our traffic fatality issue,” said Mike Hanson, the director of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Office of Traffic Safety.
... nearly $23,000. The report assesses the actual prices paid for hospital facility fees in Minnesota. It was put together with the cooperation of public and private employers. The Minnesota Department of Health plans to publish prices for other common hospital procedures including heart and back surgeries.
Kittson County Sheriff Steve Porter is using a Minnesota law that allows sheriffs to investigate such cases, Minnesota Public Radio reported . The investigations have previously fallen to the state Department of Natural Resources or the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services. Local ranchers have ...
On November 6, 2017, the Minnesota Department of Revenue issued a Revenue Notice advising taxpayers that it acquiesces to the Minnesota Tax Court's decision in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. v. Commissioner of Revenue. As a result, the Department now takes the position that Minnesota's version of ...
A daughter of the town of Avon in central Minnesota has been named to lead the Americas division of global accounting giant EY. Kelly Grier, 48, who ... She previously served as a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She has been ...
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, by a vote of 4 to 1, deemed “inadequate” the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Enbridge's proposed new Line 3 pipeline. The EIS, conducted by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, looked at myriad potential environmental outcomes of a new ...
According to the Minnesota Department of Health, work by the state's pollution control agency and the University of Minnesota has found the low levels of ... University of Minnesota professor Bill Arnold said that a survey of Lake Pepin, Lake Winona (in Alexandria) and the Duluth harbor showed the ...
A 2016 survey of employers by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development offers a proxy. The survey asked employers how they define "diversity." "Language spoken" was cited less than half the time. The trait was much more likely to be cited by large employers, said DEED ...
In 2018, Minnesota will offer a tax credit to encourage retiring farmers to sell or lease land, livestock, facilities and machinery used for farming to beginning ... is the first state to offer such credits for the sale of farm land, says Ryan Roles, a senior loan officer with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Fourteen schools in central and northern Minnesota each received $10,000 to implement three-year physical activity programs under a study ... they starting selecting and leading them themselves,” said Mary Thissen-Milder, active schools coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Education as well as ...
In addition to McAlpine, Qiu and Sweet, the 17-person research team included Ghazaleh Haghiashtiani, Shuang-Zhuang Guo, Ruitao Su, Zhijie Zhu, Fanben Meng, Sung Hyun Park from the University of Minnesota Department of Mechanical Engineering; Zichen Zhao from the University of Washington ...
Shawn Nelson, utilities superintendent, said crews were backfilling the site on Wednesday and that the city's repairs were on track to be completed by Friday. “We actually are ahead of schedule on our end,” he said during a news conference at Oakdale City Hall. The city and the Minnesota Department of ...
“I've heard some stories of some pretty long commutes, we apologize for the inconvenience,” said Kevin Gutknecht, communications director for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT wasn't necessarily taking the blame, however Gutknecht did have explanations for many complaints such as ...
Paul Thissen, a DFLer, said the school district should immediately change its policy, and called on the state's Department of Education to clarify ...
The group sent a letter to Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson asking the state to embrace the new label ...
A state official key in developing Minnesota's troubled new $90 million ... business technology officer for the state Department of Public Safety.
She has provided nutrition leadership in six school districts and the Minnesota Department of Education. She holds a B.S. in nutrition and ...
Minnesota's biggest public health insurance program will take on a new ... were released last week by the Minnesota Department of Human ...
Minnesota state regulators found children's jewelry products for sale — a ... The Minnesota Department of Health says cadmium is a naturally ...


 

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