As the weather warms up and people get out and explore the outdoors, many people pick up a field guide to identify plants, birds, and animals.
This week, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed into law the first minimum wage increase in more than a decade. 300,000 minimum wage workers will get a series of raises beginning in August when the new law takes affect.
North Dakota's unemployment rate is the lowest in the nation. New numbers out today put that figure at just over 3 percent.
Even before farmers get into their fields, there is growing concern over railroads being able to transport those crops to market.
Over the next month, bird lovers will see the return of the migratory creatures across the Midwest.RELATED CONTENT
Our weather warm-up has the spring melt on the fast track. Many river levels around the region jumped as a result.
As things start to warm up, many people's focus turns towards spending time outside. And the hobby of gardening continues to grow across the country.
The new $124 million UND Medical School is now under construction. Right now it's only recognizable from the steel beams sticking out of the ground on the corner of Columbia Road and Gateway drive.
While crime traditionally drops during a snow storm like the one we had on Monday, that wasn't the case in Crookston.RELATED CONTENT
A new Wal-Mart opened in the north end of Grand Forks Wednesday. The store on Gateway Drive will offer the same services as the store on 32nd Avenue South, including groceries. Local officials are hopeful the retailer will attract more retail businesses to the north end of town.RELATED CONTENT