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…