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ST. PAUL — A new license plate option will be available to Minnesota drivers in October, and it's up to the public to pick its design. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the finalists Monday for the new state parks and trails license plate. Members of the public can vote on the designs online at www.dnr.state.mn.us/parksplate/index.html through 5 p.m. July 4. The winner will be announced July 6. The three finalists were selected by a panel of judges from a pool of 80 design submissions.
EAST GRAND FORKS — The Minnesota high school baseball season is winding down. When it starts up again in 2017, the games could have a different feel. The Minnesota State High School League wants to implement a pitch count limit next season based on concerns of arm overuse by young pitchers.
ST. PAUL – Illegal garbage burning – in open fires and burn barrels – is a persistent source of pollution in Minnesota, according to a feature story in the May–June...
FARGO — Carson Wentz, becoming one of the most celebrated athletes in North Dakota history, is moving to the City of Brotherly Love. Wentz, the quarterback from Bismarck who guided North Dakota State’s football team to two national championships, became the first North Dakotan to be picked in the first round of the NFL Draft as the Philadelphia Eagles used their No. 2 pick overall to select him Thursday night in Chicago.
MOORHEAD — The idea of retirement has not crossed the mind of former Moorhead hockey standout and current NHL center Matt Cullen. The 39-year-old, who lives with his family in West Fargo, N.D., in the offseason, will be a free agent after this season, but his season is not over.
ST. PAUL — Changes in Minnesota's year-old law requiring vegetative buffers received approval of a Senate committee Wednesday. Over objections of environmental groups, a Senate agriculture committee on a split voice vote moved Sen. Rod Skoe's bill to extend until 2025 the time when all buffers must be in place. Current law sets that limit at 2018. "What we do not want to do is to backslide and potentially reduce the water quality benefits," Scott Strand of the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy told the committee.
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - A new headquarters and studio are being donated and the Pioneer Public Television will be moving from Appleton to Granite Falls, the station’s board of directors...
ALEXANDRIA - The death of a Starbuck woman who was found in a Douglas County field last month was from "undetermined causes," the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office said today. Laura...
ST. PAUL – Minnesota poultry farmers may again show their birds. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Monday that it is lifting its ban on poultry exhibitions starting Tuesday...
Travelers will find welcome relief at the gas pumps as prices have been dropping over the past week just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday season. It's a drop of 70 cents or even more in some places compared to last year at this time. "Most U.S.