Dumba scores twice, Wild rout Canadiens 7-1

Hockey 12/11/18, 22:57

Matt Dumba scored twice, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves and the Minnesota Wild took out some recent frustrations on the Montreal Canadiens in a 7-1 victory Tuesday night.The Wild scored four times in the second period to recover from a lousy swing through Western Canada, when Minnesota dropped two of ...

UMN students, faculty striving to improve diversity in CFANS

Science 12/09/18, 12:02

University of Minnesota students and faculty are collaborating to develop an equitable culture in agricultural studies.Fall 2018 enrollment statistics show that UMN's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences is roughly 85 percent white, compared with 79 percent white for the campus generally. ...

Minnesota cities turning to saltwater to keep roads ice-free

Enviroment 12/05/18, 17:27

Cities across Minnesota are turning to spraying a saltwater solution on roads to help keep them ice-free, with some saying it's more environmentally responsible than spreading rock salt.The Minnesota Department of Transportation has added brine sprayers to its fleet of 840 snowplows. Ramsey County almost tripled its salt-spraying capacity last ...

Key congressman optimistic about passing farm bill soon

Business 12/04/18, 17:05

A key congressional voice on agriculture, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, said Tuesday that he's optimistic that lawmakers can pass a new farm bill next week after a delay caused by the break for the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush.Peterson, the top Democrat on the House Agriculture ...

Man charged with crashing into gate at governor’s residence

U.S. 11/26/18, 16:52

A motorist accused of crashing his SUV through the front gate of the Minnesota governor's residence told paramedics he was tired of dealing with "all the electricity under his skin."Clinton Leonard Fouquette was charged Monday with making terroristic threats and causing criminal damage to property.Authorities say in the criminal complaint ...

Minnesota governor in Mayo, suffers post-surgery lung damage

U.S. 11/16/18, 14:24

Minnesota's governor says he suffered lung damage while recovering from back surgery, keeping him at the Mayo Clinic for more than a month.Gov. Mark Dayton underwent two spinal fusion surgeries last month to improve his leg strength and had been expected to be released from the hospital within days. His ...

MPR to sell theater where Keillor’s ‘Prairie Home’ was based

Entertainment 10/24/18, 18:23

Minnesota Public Radio is selling the century-old theater where Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" was based.MPR President and CEO John McTaggart announced Wednesday that the radio network is selling the 1,000-seat Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul to Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue .MPR bought the theater in 1980 when it ...

Woman saves husband who emerges from coma to see son’s birth

Amazing 10/24/18, 08:38

A Minnesota man awoke from a medically-induced coma just in time for the birth of his son after his wife, at 39 weeks pregnant, saved him from cardiac arrest.Ashley Goette says she awoke Oct. 16 to hear her husband, Andrew Goette, gasping for air in their West St. Paul home. ...

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