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Mexicans see models of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall, and they're not impressed.
'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
Cloquet City Council gives interim police chief the permanent job
Tattoo'd lady: 'American Pickers' star talks tats, bikes and burlesque ahead of Fargo show
Timberwolves drop season opener to Spurs
GIRLS SOCCER: Jacks ready for championship rematch
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks look to experience to help them repeat as section champs
Minnesota Lumberjacks take third at nationals
SOCCER: BSU ranked No. 2 in region
Gilbert D. Bahr
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
August 24, 2017
Narwhals helping NASA understand melting ice
Greenland's ice cap holds beneath it 10 percent of the earth's freshwater, enough to raise global sea levels by 20 feet. While there's no doubt...
August 24, 2017 - 9:47am
August 23, 2017
Enbridge CEO: 'No assumptions' on Line 3 approval
DULUTH, Minn. — Enbridge CEO Al Monaco said the company is "not making any assumptions" about Minnesota approving 337 miles of new oil...
August 23, 2017 - 11:46pm
August 21, 2017
'Lip service' to soil health?
A few years ago, I was talking about soil health and the environment with a Midwest agriculturalist. I won't name him; let's just say he's a...
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 20, 2017
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
FOND DU LAC RESERVATION, Minn. — On a sunny, mid-August afternoon, Drew Erickson took a quick GPS reading and then bolted into the woods...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 15, 2017
Another study finds earthworms hurting maple trees in Minnesota forests
DULUTH, Minn.—Invasive earthworms from Europe that came over with early settlers and have been moving across North America ever since are causing sugar maple trees to decline in northern Minnesota forests. That was the conclusion of a research project published in the latest...
August 15, 2017 - 9:08pm
August 14, 2017
A brighter solution: Leech Lake unveils new solar panel arrays to benefit low income communities
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe celebrated a big step forward Monday in its push for sustainability. At a ceremony, fittingly under...
August 14, 2017 - 6:23pm
August 11, 2017
Hoeven: EPA administrator meetings in ND should have been open
GRAND FORKS—Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Friday that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was too private in his Wednesday visit to North Dakota....
August 11, 2017 - 9:36pm
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 9, 2017
Sustainable Saturday: Annual tour to take residents to locations across region
BEMIDJI -- Fittingly, the 2017 Sustainable Places tour will feature six locations for people to learn tips and experiences on how to live more...
August 9, 2017 - 6:04pm
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
You've heard about the carbon footprint, but what about the carbon paw-print? According to a new study, U.S. cats' and dogs' eating patterns...
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 5, 2017
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR to conduct a public hearing on Rabideau Lake management
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will conduct a public hearing to formalize the management plan for Rabideau Lake in...
August 5, 2017 - 7:10pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. bird report shows progress
DULUTH — The future of golden-winged warblers in northern Minnesota forests, ringneck pheasants in farm country and sage grouse in the...
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 2, 2017
‘Bee Atlas’ comes to BSU: University hosts program to help support healthy bee populations
BEMIDJI -- Kevin Williams pointed at a large white strip in central California on a map of the United States. The strip, in contrast to larger,...
August 2, 2017 - 5:47pm
August 1, 2017
Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived
DULUTH, Minn.—Wolves in Minnesota, the region and Wyoming won another reprieve Tuesday when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District...
August 1, 2017 - 6:10pm
Northern Minnesota wild rice crop looks good this season
DULUTH, Minn.—Northern Minnesota's crop of wild rice appears to be in good shape as the annual harvest season approaches. That was the report Tuesday from Ducks Unlimited, the wetland conservation group that monitors and manages wild-rice stands for waterfowl habitat. Wild...
August 1, 2017 - 6:05pm