Scott Dibble

Opponents of a $2 Billion Light-Rail Project Worry About Minnesota State Bee

Opponents of the largest public works project in state history are worried that the bee's habitat is being destroyed.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The group managing construction of a $2 billion light-rail project between Minneapolis and southwestern suburbs is receiving stinging criticism about the well-being of Minnesota’s newly anointed state bee. The rusty patched bumblebee nests, feeds and winters along part of the transit line’s proposed route between downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie. The Star Tribune reports that opponents of…