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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
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July 13, 2013
TAKING AIM AT AIS: A never-ending battle
ST. PAUL -- The year was 1981, and Dave Runkle had just moved into his Carman Bay lakeshore property along Lake Minnetonka in the St. Paul area. The home was perfect, he said, and the waterfront access onto the lake was clear and pristine. Nearly 30 years later, Runkle said the shore...
July 13, 2013 - 11:04pm
July 12, 2013
Seeing Minnesota by water via DNR trail system
PINE CITY, Minn. (AP) — Alligators. Seems like there should be alligators, the photographer said as we found the Snake River current that would take us eight miles downstream to Pine City with minimal paddling on our part. The rain-swollen river, running more than 2 feet...
July 12, 2013 - 9:25am
July 8, 2013
DNR: Bark beetle is destroying Minnesota trees
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Researchers say the bark beetle is destroying thousands of acres of northern Minnesota forest. Minnesota Public Radio reports the Department of Natural Resources first noticed the eastern larch beetle killing tamarack trees in 2000. Since then the...
July 8, 2013 - 1:22pm
July 3, 2013
Grants seek to clarify water pollution messaging
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Officials often urge the public not to flush old prescription drugs because they pollute Minnesota's waters. But officials and environmental leaders concede the public has heard mixed messages over the years about what to do with pharmaceuticals...
July 3, 2013 - 11:41am
July 2, 2013
Minnesota officials urging boaters to use caution
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — High water from the relentless rain this spring has Minnesota officials urging boaters to slow down and use caution as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches. A no-wake zone is in effect on the St. Croix River from Taylors Falls, Minn., to Prescott,...
July 2, 2013 - 12:56pm
June 29, 2013
DNR pulls Lynn Rogers’ bear permits
By John Myers Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Friday revoked permits for famed Ely...
June 29, 2013 - 1:49am
June 13, 2013
In frogs’ croaks, volunteer hears environment’s pulse
By Dan Olson MPR New 91.3 FM LONG LAKE — Half an hour past sunset in rural western Hennepin County, Madeleine Linck strains her ears. She’s listening, believe it or not, for the sounds of courtship. Frog courtship, that is. Linck is helping with a state Department...
June 13, 2013 - 12:29am
June 10, 2013
Blane Klemek: Whoop it up for the whip-poor-will
For as often as I’ve heard the whip-poor-will’s delightfully incessant vocalization, I have only seen the actual bird once. It was many years ago while sharing a canoe with my 8-year-old sister who, at the time, was enjoying her first Crow Wing River canoe trip. On the...
June 10, 2013 - 8:49am
May 23, 2013
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
TURTLE RIVER – Members of the Turtle River Watershed Association (TRWA) plan to be at the public access on Big Turtle Lake and Lake Beltrami this weekend educating boaters about the proper techniques and the importance of thorough boat and trailer inspections. “This is a new...
May 23, 2013 - 1:30pm
May 22, 2013
Recent rain has helped pop the buds on trees and the early blossoming tulips are looking good.
May 22, 2013 - 10:55am
May 7, 2013
Meet new zebra mussel inspectors: dogs
ST. PAUL — Zebra mussels often elude human inspectors that search boats being hauled into and out of Minnesota lakes. This year, they might...
May 7, 2013 - 11:49pm
April 27, 2013
Don Williams of Bemidji submitted this photo of an otter and two geese on the Mississippi River near Bemidji earlier this week. Submitted ph...
April 27, 2013 - 10:16pm
April 4, 2013
Report: Asian carp may have reached Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — At least some Asian carp probably have found their way into the Great Lakes, but there's still time to stop the dreaded invaders from becoming established and unraveling food chains that support a $7 billion fishing industry and sensitive ecosystems,...
April 4, 2013 - 8:46am
March 26, 2013
Washing your hands might be bad for fish
ALEXANDRIA— A lot of questionable decisions were made in the 1960s. Was introducing the antibacterial agent triclosan one of them? The antimicrobial...
March 26, 2013 - 11:10pm
March 16, 2013
Stink bug discovery called a ‘big deal’
DULUTH — Its name is no joke. The brown marmorated stink bug really does give off a stink when disturbed. Even more disturbing: It’s been...
March 16, 2013 - 11:27pm