Stories by Steve Karnowski

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

General Mills seeks major greenhouse gas cuts

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 - not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.
By Steve Karnowski

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Solar energy 'gardens' gaining ground across US

MINNEAPOLIS - A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.
By Steve Karnowski

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is bigger and better

MINNEAPOLIS - Thirty mushers and 420 dogs will hit the trail Sunday in a rebooted John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon with new, fan-friendly features that organizers hope will help the Minnesota ...
By Steve Karnowski

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

Deep freeze might have cost economy about $5 billion

MINNEAPOLIS — Hunkering down at home rather than going to work, canceling thousands of flights and repairing burst pipes from the Midwest to the Southeast has its price. By one estimate, about $5 ...
By Steve Karnowski

Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

Little libraries spread

HUDSON, Wis. - It started as a simple tribute to his mother, a teacher and bibliophile.
By Steve Karnowski
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