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The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’

The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’

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April 14, 2020

CHICAGO — The upper Mississippi River, from its headwaters in Minnesota to the southern tip of Illinois, has been named the most endangered river in the United States, according to an annual list released by American Rivers, a national advocacy group. Citing record-breaking flooding in 2019, which l...

High-Tech Feeders Free Dairy Farmers

Michele Rohe puts her face lovingly up to a calf at her dairy farm near Freeport, Minn. The farm's open pens give heifer calves a chance to move around, feed when they want and interact with other calves and humans.

November 21, 2014

By Tom Meersman Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) FREEPORT, Minn. — The calves at Rohe Dairy don’t bawl when they’re hungry. They live together in small groups in a tall, well-ventilated barn here, about 90 miles northwest of Minneapolis, and they eat whenever they please from an automated ca...

Aquaponic Company Produces Organic Vegetables Year-Round

Aquaponic Company Produces Organic Vegetables Year-Round

April 17, 2014

By Jeff Strickler Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT) MINNEAPOLIS — The land of sky blue waters has become the land of bright green vegetables. The former Hamm’s brewery in St. Paul, built over artesian wells that led to the company’s iconic motto, has been repurposed as an aquaponic fac...

Northeast Starbucks Construction Delayed

Northeast Starbucks Construction Delayed

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

March 1, 2013

Plans to construct a Starbucks in the Welcome Center of Northeast Community College has been delayed. On Feb. 27th the truck containing the Starbucks kiosk and other equipment, was in an accident outside of Rochester, Minnesota. According to Mark Bonk, Director of Food Services at Northeast, everything...

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