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…

Iowa State posts 29 new faculty positions

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University is posting 29 new faculty positions as part of President Steven Leath’s plan to expand hiring. Des M…

Iowa furbearer season begins this weekend

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s fur trapping season will begin Saturday, and the Department of Natural Resources says trappers should have go…