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The Eagles Have Hatched!
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is broadcasting a live feed from a Bald Eagle nest in the Twin Cities metro area - three eggs were laid in mid-February. The diligent parents kept the eggs warm and dry throughout the polar vortex - and now all three have hatched.
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans and is credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Discover new and revisit old ways to go a little greener this year.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development reported that state employers had 60,400 vacancies in the fourth quarter of 2013. That is the most openings in the fourth quarter for nine years.
Minnesota has signed into law a tough new set of rules for schools to follow to protect students. The new law replaces a 37-word anti-bullying law that was widely considered one of the nation’s weakest.
Though it seems this winter will never end, the big spring thaw has arrived across much of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is asking citizens to document one of the best indicators of spring for our state – the date on which ice disappears from a lake.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced has that Minnesota ranked fifth Gallup's Job Creation Index, a measure of net hiring as determined by asking full and part-time U.S. workers if their employer is hiring new people and expanding its workforce.
A recently signed executive order requires all Minnesota state agencies to use plain language, which is defined as a communication that an audience can understand the first time they read or hear it. Read more.