Minnesota Public Radio News

Hopes high, security tight as medical marijuana era nears

It may be the best guarded greenhouse in Minnesota. The Minnesota Medical Solutions operation in Otsego, about 40 minutes northwest of downtown Minneapolis, is growing ... Read more

Robots help fill gaps in Elbow Lake, across Minnesota

ELBOW LAKE — Outside Cosmos Enterprises, the big “now hiring” sign is pretty much a permanent fixture. Robert Grove, who owns the small machine shop, ... Read more

Overdose deaths rising among older Minnesotans

Jeffrey’s prognosis for tonsil cancer wasn’t good. As the 66-year-old Twin Cities businessman’s hope for recovery waned, he said, there seemed to be no limit ... Read more

Avian flu samples flood U of M vet lab as outbreak escalates

Before the avian influenza outbreak killed hundreds of thousands of turkeys in Minnesota, one farm suspected the virus and one university lab confirmed the news. ... Read more