June 18, 2024

Biofuel groups envision ethanol-powered jets. But fueling the effort has not been easy

Some day, the passenger jets that soar 35,000 feet over Dan McLean’s North Dakota farm could be fueled by corn grown on his land and […]
June 18, 2024

Historic Lake Street building burned in Floyd protests will reopen on Juneteenth

The restoration of Lake Street’s century-old Coliseum Building is finally finished after four years and its new interior makes it hard to imagine it was […]
June 18, 2024

Apple just made your app obsolete? You've been 'Sherlocked'

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WDC) in June. Many of the features Apple announced there will duplicate the services […]
June 17, 2024

Uber and Lyft are fighting minimum wage laws. But in this state, the drivers won

Vehicles drive toward downtown Minneapolis on Interstate 35 on a Sunday in May. Jenn Ackerman for NPR In a windowless room, Uber driver Farhan Badel […]
June 17, 2024

New 'Washington Post' chiefs can’t shake their past in London

For decades, London's Fleet Street was the home of Britain's biggest newspapers, the tradition from which Washington Post CEO Will Lewis and incoming top editor […]
June 14, 2024

Volunteers are needed for the statewide bumble bee survey

The endangered rusty patched bumble bee has achieved fame as the Minnesota state bee. It’s just one of about two dozen bumble bee species in […]
June 13, 2024

While women outnumber men on campus, their later earnings remain stuck

On college campuses, women are making inroads in male-dominated fields like engineering and business. But that is not eliminating the earnings gaps in leadership and […]
June 13, 2024

Robots with hoes show farmers possible future of weed control

In a sugar beet field a few miles east of Moorhead small four-wheeled robots are rolling up and down the rows of beets. Powered by […]
June 12, 2024

‘Untapped market’: Rapidly growing Yemeni coffee chains set sights on Twin Cities

Listen to the interview with Sahan Journal reporter Hibah Ansari on Minnesota Now, hosted by Cathy Wurzer and produced by CJ Younger. This story comes […]
June 11, 2024

Environmental groups say state agencies too lax with polluters

A group of environmental organizations has launched a new project and website criticizing the Walz administration and four state agencies for what the group says is […]