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April 28, 2017
Livestock feedlots of all sizes could have increased pollution reporting requirements because of a U.S. Appeals Court decision on April 11 in Washington, D.C. Photo taken February 2010 near Edgeley, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
10 hours 14 min ago
Swans paddle near the Mackinac Bridge, spanning the Straits of Mackinac which connect two of the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, in Mackinaw, Michigan in June 2006. Tim Burke/Michigan Department of Transportation/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
Next battleground: An aging Great Lakes pipeline stirs new protest
19 hours 53 min ago
Endangered piping plovers, like this one on Long Island in Chequamegon Bay, may return to Twin Ports beaches in coming days. People and their dogs are asked to stay away if signs are posted that plovers are present. File photo
Park Point plover plight perplexing for Great Lakes region
22 hours 20 min ago
April 26, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
April 26, 2017 - 6:15am
April 18, 2017
Study: Minnesota mining industry jobs worth more than tourism
April 18, 2017 - 6:58pm
April 16, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes how a stream improvement on the upper Knife River has narrowed the river's channel. Bob King / Forum News Service
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 16, 2017 - 4:29pm
April 12, 2017
The vehicle barrier on the U.S.- Mexico border weaves around Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran desert on the Tohono O'odham reservation in Chukut Kuk, Arizona April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say
April 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
April 11, 2017
Fish and Wildlife Service officer Heidi Kueller dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River in this Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 2, 2017
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 2, 2017 - 11:14am
March 31, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska explains a transportation fundingi bill he sponsors on March 31, 2017. With him is Rep. Linda Runbeck of Circle Pines. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
March 31, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 30, 2017
Letter: MN anti-environment bills put politics ahead of science
March 30, 2017 - 2:51pm
March 29, 2017
Minnesota state Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer of Big Lake says on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, a bill from her committee helps fund new election equipment. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 29, 2017 - 9:07pm
March 28, 2017
Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
March 28, 2017 - 1:12pm
March 27, 2017
Lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
March 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
March 23, 2017
An oil pipeline spill in Ash Coulee Creek is pictured Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, northwest of Belfield, N.D. Photo courtesy of North Dakota Department of Health
Oil spill in creek originally underestimated, making it one of largest in ND history
March 23, 2017 - 4:16pm
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