Frack sand mining forum draws hundreds

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. (AP) — Concern that a frack sand mining boom in Wisconsin could spread to eastern Minnesota drew several hundred people to …

Elderly pedestrian struck and killed

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — An elderly pedestrian has been struck and killed in Cottage Grove. Police say 85-year-old Benjamin Tims Sr. of C…

Minn. plane crash victim identified

PRINCETON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot killed when a single-engine airplane crashed after taking off from Princeton a…

Surly breaks ground on new Minn. brewery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Surly Brewing Company has broken ground on its new brewery in Minneapolis. Surly’s $20 million “destination brewery” …