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July 17, 2019
University of Minnesota Duluth researcher Jay Austin stands with 1000-pound concrete block weights used to anchor the large mooring to bottom of Lake Superior. (University of Minnesota Duluth photo)
One-of-a-kind structure with 'enormous amount' of data extracted from Lake Superior
July 17, 2019 - 12:32pm
July 11, 2019
Zebra mussels confirmed in Hand Lake in Cass County; Upper Cormorant Lake in Becker County
July 11, 2019 - 11:50am
Elvin Anderson, 93, and his brother Clifford, 96, sit at a table with the ancient, iron-rich rock Elvin's son recently found in a field on their Becker County farm. Andrew Nelson / WDAYplay button
WATCH: Two Becker County brothers, in their 90s, make peculiar geological find on farm
July 11, 2019 - 9:35am
July 8, 2019
Flowering rush's pretty looks are deceiving. The invasive plant poses a serious threat to Minnesota's waters. Forum News Service file photo
Detroit Lakes found a fix for flowering rush problem, other cities taking notice
July 8, 2019 - 10:27am
July 3, 2019
Tom Hartman paddles on Moose Lake near Ely in front of downed trees in 1999. He worked for Tom and Woods' Moose Lake Wilderness Canoe Trips. The U.S. Forest Service is trying to come up with a plan for dealing with the acres of downed trees that have increased the risk of fire. file / Duluth News Tribune
20 years later, Boundary Waters blowdown effects linger
July 3, 2019 - 6:24pm
June 17, 2019
Maureen Stanley, volunteer with Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation, holds an eaglet Thursday, June 13, that had fallen from a nest on the eastern shore of Pelican Lake north of Merrifield, Minn. The bird was placed back into the nest with the help of workers from Mike’s Tree Co. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest near Brainerd
June 17, 2019 - 10:00am
June 15, 2019
Jim Ertl shared this photo he took of a loon and chick. “Two loon chicks hatched in a nest by our dock on Fish Hook River,” he said. “The picture is from Sunday morning (June 9) returning to the nest. Beautiful sight!” (Submitted photo)
A Fish Hook River family
June 15, 2019 - 10:00am
June 11, 2019
The American Crystal Sugar factory operates in East Grand Forks.  Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Air quality affects health of all Minnesotans, report says
June 11, 2019 - 7:54pm
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Becker County lake clouded by organism that's 'beautiful' under the microscope
June 11, 2019 - 1:05pm
February 5, 2019
Using drones to track bees
February 5, 2019 - 10:38am
January 30, 2019
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Special to The Forum
A benefit of extreme cold: It kills the dreaded emerald ash borer
January 30, 2019 - 6:55pm
January 15, 2019
Blood moon
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
January 9, 2019
Fargo-Moorhead science museum idea getting off the ground
January 9, 2019 - 4:35pm
December 22, 2018
Evening grosbeak returned to the Itasca State Park Bird Count after a five-year absence.
Record numbers seen in winter bird count
December 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
November 1, 2018
Two recently orphaned puma cubs -- also known as mountain lion and cougar -- from different locations in Northern California are now playing, bonding, and calling Como Zoo home. The pumas arrived from California to Como on October 30, 2018 after being cared for by Oakland Zoo wildlife specialists.  Courtesy of the Oakland Zoo
St. Paul zoo welcomes orphaned mountain lion cubs
November 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
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