STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Farmers look to add butanol as biofuel
By Don Davis
Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol.
We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol, said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company formed by BP Petro... Posted on 2/27/13 at 6:29 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Justice Going to Pot
Our Minnesotan boys in blue have been caught green-handed pulling some peculiar police work. Fox 9 news out of the Twin Cities had the story last night and the video below is definitely worth a look.
... Posted on 11/20/12 at 8:42 AM
HEALTHBEAT Taking our medicine
Apparently even the promise of no co-payments isn't enough to entice some patients to take their medication.
For those who missed it yesterday, a new study reported that when a group of heart attack ... Posted on 11/15/11 at 11:52 AM
NASCAR DAD Walmart : Free drugs ?
90 day supply of over 300 generic perscriptions will now be mailed to North Dakota residents. Generic perscription drug discounts only $10 for 90 days supply. Call: 800-2REFILL or www.walmart.co... Posted on 8/22/09 at 9:18 AM
The good news: The number of car accidents, domestic violence calls and drunk driving arrests in Alexandria dropped in 2012.
The bad news: Burglaries skyrocketed, and assaults, felony arrests and drug-related crimes are all on the rise.
Stolen guns and marijuana were turned up in a drug bust in Osakis on January 28.
According to the West Central Narcotics Task Force, a search warrant was issued at 11 West Main Street in Osakis, where officers recovered two stolen guns, marijuana, scales, packaging supplies and $2,310 in cash near the drugs.
Three suspects from Alexandria were arrested Friday following a three-month prescription pill sales investigation by the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Locally, there’s an increase in heroin use.
“We have a big problem that we see on the horizon and we need to get [information] out there as quickly as possible,” Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson told the Echo Press on Tuesday. “We can’t ignore it.”
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