Golden Apple: Students Become Directors With Clay Animation

Lights, camera, action! Students at Menahga Public School are taking a seat in the director’s chair by creating clay animation videos. This project helps students learn different ways animals obtain energy and different ways animals move. “We’re doing this project...

GOP Rep. Dean Opens Gubernatorial Bid With Health Care Focus

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Matt Dean announced Thursday that he’s running for governor in 2018. Nearly a dozen candidates are already in the running to replace Gov. Mark Dayton as both parties scramble to fill the seat after the two-term Democratic...

MN Chief Justice Lorie Gildea Gives Talk On Protecting The Justice System

Brainerd played host to Minnesota Chief Justice Lorie Gildea on Tuesday for a discussion about protecting the justice system. Clayton Castle has that story.

Bringing Back The Bees One Hive At A Time

Even with the winter weather, it is still spring and the perfect time to get ready for the return of the honey bee. Bee populations have been on the decline but many are hopeful that a grassroots effort can turn it around. Throughout the winter, bees ball up around the queen of...

Spring Gets One Last Blast Of Winter

We may only be four days away from the first of May, but Old Man Winter isn’t going away quietly. Early Wednesday morning the temperatures dropped and the rain that was falling quickly turned to ice and then snow, creating a blanket of white across the landscape. At...

Good Food, Good Life, 365 – Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice 1 cup uncooked brown rice of your choice 1½ tablespoons ghee or coconut oil ½ teaspoon brown mustard seeds ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 cup raw cashews, chopped 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 green chili, minced, including seeds¼ cup raw cashews, toasted, coarsely chopped...

Tariffs On Canadian Lumber Make Trade Relations Uneasy

The Upper Midwest Timber Industry is welcoming the Trump Administration’s announcement that it’s imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada. The industry has been struggling in Minnesota and Wisconsin; the housing...

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