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Law officers nab 7 in what they say is first fentanyl operation in Duluth-Superior
Mother of two children who died in southeastern Minnesota crash had died in crash 2 years ago
Bear refuses to leave University Park tree
Charges dismissed against LaRose in Cass Lake shooting case
Great River Rescue offers special adoption discount for cats
Boudreau: In postseason, 'everything has to go right. ... Not everything went right for us.'
After knee surgery, Wild prospect Kunin eager to reclaim momentum
Larry Fitzgerald has no plans to retire--or play for the Vikings
Carson Wentz gets married
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Mason bees are the busy builders
Charisse Nicole St. John
Charles "Chas" Osmundson
Robert Roy Paine
Larry C Bahls
Commentary: It's gardening quiz time!
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
Medical diagnosis is vital to determine steps for dementia care
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
Art in the Park returns July 21-22
Arts and Entertainment briefs, July 13
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Wet streak could adversely affect pheasants
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time to target some muskies
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Not all gloom and doom for musical bobolinks
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Place a Business Announcement
John "Jack " St. Martin
Gary and Eunice Pederson
Leslie and Janice Schippers
Pete and Sandy
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
SUPPORT WITHIN REACH: Keep message simple and age appropriate
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: How does your garden grow?
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freedoms of democracy end when there is no free press
October 19, 2017
Applying science to life, students release monarch butterflies into the wild
CLOQUET, Minn. — A seventh-grade Cloquet Middle School science class laughed with glee as they sent their monarch butterflies into the...
October 19, 2017 - 12:25pm
Two hearings, two distinct messages in northern Minn. on Enbridge's Line 3
DULUTH, Minn.—"Build it," the early crowd said. "No way," was the chorus as the sun went down while the state lent its ear to Duluth-Superior...
October 19, 2017 - 1:43am
October 18, 2017
With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—With a rising population of wolves and more of them attacking livestock and pets, a federal program to trap and kill problem wolves in northern Minnesota has run out of money. While Great Lakes-region wolves are currently protected under the federal Endangered...
October 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
October 17, 2017
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
DULUTH, Minn.—One week before public hearings begin on Minnesota's proposed new rules for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution, the state's mining industry, Steelworkers and Iron Range officials and activists are restating their fervent opposition. Critics say the new...
October 17, 2017 - 6:58pm
October 16, 2017
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Shrimp, wine and hemp. Minnesota farmers are more likely to grow commodity crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, but some people aren't satisfied...
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 15, 2017
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
DULUTH — When five people gather next year to determine the destiny of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline, their task will be to...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 13, 2017
Environmentalists' comments on miners draw fire from Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Comments made to The New York Times Magazine by environmental leaders Becky Rom and Reid Carron were condemned by Iron Range and statewide leaders Friday, Oct. 13, who called their depiction of miners disrespectful to the working class. Rom and Carron were...
October 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
October 12, 2017
Red River, Poplar River improve, but Minnesota's impaired waters list grows
DULUTH, Minn. — Another 618 waterways in Minnesota — both lakes and segments of streams — are being added to the state list...
October 12, 2017 - 3:23pm
October 11, 2017
Enbridge pushes back on need for Line 3 oil pipeline replacement
DULUTH, Minn. — In the tug-of-war over the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, Enbridge on Wednesday, Oct....
October 11, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 10, 2017
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would repeal sweeping regulation aimed at curbing greenhouse...
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 8, 2017
High water causes pains: Lake Superior rose an inch in September, when it usually goes down
DULUTH — An incredibly wet year has helped push Lake Superior nearly a foot above its normal water level and inches from its record high...
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
October 7, 2017
BSU honored for sustainability efforts
BEMIDJI—BSU recently was listed among the top 375 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country by The Princeton Review. The...
October 7, 2017 - 3:06pm
October 5, 2017
Notes from closed meeting show how feds aim to weaken environmental laws
WASHINGTON - Near the end of September, officials at the Interior Department bureau that oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land hosted a conference with state, county and local government representatives to discuss ways to loosen environmental rules.
October 5, 2017 - 10:14am
October 4, 2017
Research institute roasting wood to replace coal
COLERAINE, Minn. — It seems like much of the world is plunging headlong toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels and the carbon...
October 4, 2017 - 6:33pm