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Minnesota Will Soon Pay for Your Landscaping Costs If You Plant Bee-Friendly Greenery

If you're a gardener living in Minnesota, the state may soon reimburse you for planting bee-friendly plants on your property.

After Dad’s Death, Granddaughters Save Family Farm in Minnesota (WATCH)

A piece of land that was farmed for more than 50 years and passed down through generations is now being seeded by granddaughters, who...

Minnesota Cafe Shows Homeless Man a Job, Instead of the Door

When this homeless man asked a restaurant owner for spare change, she gave him a job, instead. Rather than giving him a handout and turning her...

Otter Goes Belly-sliding After Fresh Snowfall in Minnesota

If you're feeling chilly from an abundance of snow this winter, this video of an otter sledding down a hill of snow; will warm your heart.

Minnesota Refugee Agencies Inundated With Donations And Offers to Help

Minnesota has an unusual refugee problem — too many people volunteering to help. “We have four to five times the number of volunteer inquiries and...

Minnesota Man Gives Away Everything in Final Days

Maple Grove resident Bob Karlstrand is dying but he is also finding inspiration in acts of generosity, giving away everything during his final months. He...

A High School Girls’ Basketball Miracle in Minnesota (WATCH)

"Since 2011, the Climax-Fisher High School Lady Knights have been booting and bobbling their way into the record books. This team from western Minnesota...

GreenStep Cities Sprout in Minnesota

St. Anthony used to dump 18 water towers’ worth of storm runoff and other water into the Mississippi River each year. Then it turned...
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Minnesota Bans Anti-bacterial Agent in Soaps as Pressure on Industry Grows

Minnesota this month became the first state in the country to ban the germ-killer triclosan from antibacterial soaps, toothpastes, body washes and other cosmetics. Taking...
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Giant Snowman Brings Joy to Minnesota’s Nasty Winter

A Minnesota farmer thought as long as he was moving 4 feet of snow using heavy machinery, he might as well have some fun...
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Minnesota Family Gives Guitars to Soldiers in War, 4500 Over 6 Years

Marte Byrne's mom sent him a guitar for his birthday when he was deployed to Iraq. Little did he know that this one gift...
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From Minnesota to Texas, Wind Power Sweeps New Jobs Into Old-tech Towns

Hundreds of workers lost their jobs after the printing press factory closed in Cedar Rapids in 2001. The hulking empty shell sat idle...
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Minnesota Enacts Aggressive Renewable-Energy Plan

Minnesota's governor signed a new law on Thursday that requires utilities to produce a quarter of the state's electricity by 2025 using wind, sun...

Deal Will Protect Minnesota Forests

Minnesota's North Woods backyard "won't be under as much pressure from land developers thanks to a conservation effort announced Wednesday that provides extra protection...

Native Bumble Bees Are Poised to Be First Pollinators Protected Under California Endangered Species Act

The California Fish and Game Commission has voted to begin the process of classifying 4 species of bumble bee native to the state as endangered.

Good News in History, July 6

25 years ago today, Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise, was released in US theaters....

Researchers Have Successfully Made First-Ever Robotic Arm That Can Be Controlled By Your Mind

For the first time ever, researchers have created a robotic arm that can be non-invasively controlled by the user's mind.

Good News in History, June 29

15 years ago today, Randy Johnson became the fourth pitcher in Major League Baseball history to reach 4,000 career strikeouts. In 2004, at the...

Good News in History, June 26

On this day 60 years ago, the 370-mile St. Lawrence Seaway was officially opened, marking the completion of one of the greatest engineering feats...

Since Father-Son Duo Designed Revolutionary ‘Honey on Tap’ Beehive, There Are 51,000 New Bee Colonies

Now in honor of National Pollinator Week, the inventors are donating thousands of dollars to honeybee conservation groups.