Minn. Paleontologist Learns Triceratops Fossil is Too Big for New Home

It took a Minnesota paleontologist a year to dig up and reconstruct the fossil of a Triceratops. Allen Komrosky excavated the dinosaur he calls "Bob" from the ground in western North Dakota's Bowman County. He got him all the way to the Barnes County Historical Museum in Valley City, only to find "Bob's" skull is bigger than the museum door...

  • 3M Receives Energy Award for 10th Consecutive Year, Hosts Earth Day Celebration

    A Twin Cities company was honored Tuesday for its environmental efforts. 3M was awarded the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for a record-setting 10th year in a row. It's one of a few dozen companies being recognized for efforts to reduce emissions and dedicate funding for energy and sustainability projects...

  • Photo: KSTP/file Lafayette Bridge Construction to Close Sections of I-94 This Weekend

    Both directions of Interstate 94 near downtown St. Paul are set to close down throughout the weekend starting Friday as work continues for a construction project on Highway 52 Lafayette Bridge. The eastbound lanes will close between Highway 61 and Interstate 35, while westbound lanes are set to close between Interstate 35E and Mounds Boulevard...  

  • Photo: Wikimedia Commons Latest Closing for NE Minnesota Ski Resort

    A northeastern Minnesota ski resort plans to stay open until May - its latest closing date ever. Lutsen Mountains Ski Resort in Cook County still has two to four feet of snow on its runs. And, even with warming temperatures, the resort says it will operate for two more weekends, until May 4...

  • KSTP File Photo Public Invited to Weigh in on Mpls. School District's Budget

    Minneapolis families and students are invited to learn more about the school district’s finances during a meeting Tuesday. The budget engagement session will give families an opportunity to make suggestions to improve the Minneapolis Public Schools budget before it’s sent in for approval in June...

  • Dayton says he Can't Impose Frac Sand Moratorium

    Gov. Mark Dayton says he lacks authority to impose a two-year moratorium on silica sand mining in southeastern Minnesota. Mining opponents delivered a moratorium petition to St. Paul Tuesday as part of an Earth Day rally at the Capitol...

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