The Mississippi River is healthier than it was 40 years ago - but there are still concerns, and improvements to be made. That's the word from the "State of the River Report," presented Friday morning at St. Cloud City Hall.
Jurors have acquitted a Minnesota man accused of violating state laws by running a buying club that distributes raw milk from farmers to consumers. The Hennepin County jury on Thursday acquitted Alvin Schlangen on all counts.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is getting federal help to more quickly trace contaminated food to grocery stores and other distribution points. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration grants of $600,000 over three years will help the agriculture department quickly remove any contaminated foo…
Minnesota gardeners who grow basil for cooking should be aware of a new fungal disease that attacks the herb. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed the state's first case of basil downy mildew.