Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
PolyMet Mining Corporation wants to develop Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mining operation. There’s support for the project statewide and the Iron Range Resources Board (IRRB) approved a $4 million loan to PolyMet in December. But a coalition of five conservation groups is challenging the legality of the loan. Carah Thomas, with WTIP North Shore Community Radio, has been following the issue and has this report.
This week we’re discussing the ins and outs of medicinal marijuana. May 29th 2014 was the day Governor Dayton legalized medical marijuana after a long fought battle, but as we take a closer look at the evolution of medical marijuana allowance in Minnesota, we see that we still have a long way to go. Stories from Matt Curtis and Aaron Bolton, we hear The Word on the Street from volunteer Emily Dueker and Radio K’s Weekly Release Spotlight with Zach Simon.