The City of Thunder Bay is changing its strategy for lowering lead levels in homes served by lead service pipes. The city is stopping use of sodium hydroxide and distributing filtered water pitchers for some residents to use while it evaluates future options.
The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents is considering selling KUMD 103.3 FM to the group that owns PBS station WDSE-TV. The transaction would retain the station's public radio format but could change the role that UMD students play at the station.
Canada's Transportation Safety Board says it been invited by Iran to participate in the download and analysis of the flight recorders from the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines jet “whenever and wherever” that takes place.
Prosecutors say a Canadian man who allegedly entered the U.S. illegally at the Manitoba-Minnesota border advocated for killing people, poisoning water supplies, and derailing trains. A federal judge called Patrik Mathews a "very dangerous person" at a hearing Wednesday.
Canada's federal government says it will match donations to a fund set up to help families of those who died in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran this month. The government will match donations up to $1.5 million Canadian.
Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife. It died of a condition that affects elk when their diet is changed too rapidly.
Investigators have traced a deer on a western Minnesota farm that was infected with chronic wasting disease to a farm in Pine County that supplied the animal. Eight deer at the Pine County farm will be destroyed.