A radioactive piece of equipment shipped from the Prairie Island nuclear plant to Pennsylvania in October shifted during transport, and had radiation levels eight times over safety standards by the time it reached its destination.
Yes, the wells that supply Cloquet with drinking water will be tested for contamination. But no, the state doesn’t strongly suspect that the wells are polluted with a chemical used in firefighting foam. Still, they want to check.
The Cloquet School Board authorized Superintendent Ken Scarbrough this week to take steps to address concerns of the Local Indian Education Committee about safety and treatment of students on school buses.
With money tight, Christmas travel is forecast to be down. Still, about 63.9 million Americans will be on the road this week, logging at least 50 miles to see Grandma or to attend yuletide celebrations, according to AAA.
With a blast of unseasonably cold air from northern Canada causing some streams, ponds and even shallow lakes in the Northland to begin freezing, the Department of Natural Resources is warning people not to venture onto ice too soon.
WASHINGTON — Fatalities from vehicle crashes with deer and other animals have more than doubled over the past 15 years, according to a new study by an auto insurance-funded highway safety group that cites urban sprawl overlapping into deer habitat.
For the first time in perhaps as many as four decades, elementary children in Hermantown didn’t have to wait until Halloween to dress up as cowboys, fairies and pirates. The community Halloween carnival was held Saturday.
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