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September 11, 2018
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 23, 2018
Nation’s first fixed dental clinic at VA home opens in Minneapolis
August 23, 2018 - 3:05pm
August 12, 2018
Paleontologists uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana
August 12, 2018 - 6:17am
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
The West Nile virus in North Dakota appears to be on the rise with more cases reported.    File photo
West Nile cases see steep increase in North Dakota
August 8, 2018 - 3:28pm
July 25, 2018
Common merganser ducklings follow Mama in late June on Lake Bemidji. Photo by Brent Cizek.
Photographer's image of ducklings on Lake Bemidji goes viral, draws national attention
July 25, 2018 - 6:09pm
July 17, 2018
A black bear wanders through a University of North Dakota campus-area neighborhood in Grand Forks on Monday, July 16. Photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Curiosity over bear in Grand Forks park contributed to its death, zoo official says
July 17, 2018 - 5:42pm
A black bear moves around in the upper limbs of a cottonwood tree in University Park Monday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Bear euthanized after being removed from Grand Forks park
July 17, 2018 - 9:40am
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Northfield sewage leak causes downstream warning in Cannon River
July 3, 2018 - 6:23pm
June 28, 2018
Megan Kavanagh and Mike Azjac, co-owners of The Marine Landing B.O.T.M., on the St. Croix River last week had to close their restaurant  due to the river’s rising waters. (Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press)
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
June 21, 2018
Phil Talmage, area fisheries supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Baudette, Minn., had to stop to let this big black bear cross the road Tuesday morning on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
'This thing was just gargantuan': Black bear adds excitement to Minnesotan's commute
June 21, 2018 - 1:28pm
June 11, 2018
A customer who skipped the lid but not the straw -- she said she usually carries a glass straw -- at Cafe Grumpy, in New York, May 9, 2018. In many quarters, the ubiquitous plastic straw has suddenly become a pariah for the harm it can do to the environment, and some cities, including Seattle and Malibu, Calif. (Stephen Speranza/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
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