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August 30, 2018
Maplewood State Park main scenic trail undergoing construction
August 30, 2018 - 5:02pm
Starry stonewort invasive algae. Forum News Service file photo
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
The U.S. EPA and U.S. Steel Corp. have reached a $75 million deal to clean up the St. Louis River, shown in this photo with Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood in the upper left corner. Forum News Service file photo]
$75 million river cleanup planned off Duluth steel mill site
August 29, 2018 - 7:02pm
The wayward roseate spoonbill is pictured Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington. (Isaac Hosch/ Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union)
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 27, 2018
Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Mississippi River, just downstream of the Ford Parkway bridge between St. Paul, right, and Minneapolis, as seen April 11. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota, rowing clubs worried about proposal to remove dams from Mississippi River
August 27, 2018 - 5:56pm
August 23, 2018
Nation’s first fixed dental clinic at VA home opens in Minneapolis
August 23, 2018 - 3:05pm
August 18, 2018
Steam rises from cooling towers at the American Electric Power Co. coal-fired power plant in Winfield, W.Va., on July 18. Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
August 18, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 17, 2018
Small earthquake brings 'slight shake and rumble' to Northern Virginia
August 17, 2018 - 10:46am
August 12, 2018
Tahlequah pushes her dead calf on the second day of her long, sad journey. Ken Balcomb, Center for Whale Research
Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey
August 12, 2018 - 2:04pm
A researcher holds a canola sample at Calyxt, where experimental wheat and soybeans are also grown. Calyxt's soybean is the first of 23 gene-edited crops the Agriculture Department has recognized to date. Photo by Tim Gruber for The Washington Post
A fast-moving future for gene-edited foods
August 12, 2018 - 11:00am
A trail camera on a tree monitors one of Sam Hanson’s study areas. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
'Geese police' hoping kayakers can protect wild rice
August 12, 2018 - 7:36am
Paleontologists uncover complete tyrannosaur in Montana
August 12, 2018 - 6:17am
August 9, 2018
An illustration of the sun-bound Parker Solar Probe. MUST CREDIT: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Pentagon is moving toward establishing Trump's Space Force
August 8, 2018 - 7:39pm