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The government admits it studies UFOs. So about those Area 51 conspiracy theories …
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
The GOP is facing a 5-day scramble to pass a tax bill and avoid a government shutdown
Putin phones Trump to thank him for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia
Power outage paralyzes world's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson
Panthers owner plans to sell team amid investigation into workplace misconduct
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
December 5, 2017
Military funding a study of peregrine falcons to build drone killer
Throughout history, humans have employed falcons as lethal hunters of other animals. Now those raptors are being sent after drones. It turns...
December 5, 2017 - 11:16am
November 29, 2017
Watch these grizzly bears try to break open a cooler. It's their job.
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. - Coram the grizzly bear developed a bad habit as a youngster of raiding trash cans, ripping into dog food bags and stealing...
November 29, 2017 - 3:21pm
October 13, 2017
Police rescue masked bandit in over its head
A masked bandit quickly realized it was in over its head in Duluth earlier this week — and police officers came to the rescue. This contortionist...
October 13, 2017 - 8:20pm
Motorist kills bear in Grand Forks County
GRAND FORKS—Be careful out there, motorists in Grand Forks County. Critters are on the move, and you never know what's going to run across...
October 13, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 12, 2017
Drone video captures wolf attacking a moose in Ontario
Massachusetts photographer Dan Nystedt was shooting scenic photos, including drone video, in Ontario recently when he happened onto a wolf attacking...
October 12, 2017 - 10:16am
August 24, 2017
Judge says U.S. erred in declining protections for remote grizzly bears
SALMON, Idaho - U.S. wildlife managers erred when they declined to list as endangered a small population of grizzly bears in the remote reaches...
August 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
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 6, 2017
The iconic symbol of the wilderness
RED WING, Minn. — Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night,...
August 6, 2017 - 7:25am
July 16, 2017
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
HAMLIN, Iowa — While many people awaken every morning to the sounds of birds chirping, Christine Jensen wakes up to a very different bird...
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
July 14, 2017
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
Luke Hunter, president and chief conservation officer of the global wild cat organization Panthera, received an email this week from one of his...
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 1, 2017
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing Minnesota landscape
SWEDES FOREST, Minn. — Everyone came looking to meet up with some odd-named characters, and found them. It's the five-lined skink, aka...
July 1, 2017 - 10:19am
June 19, 2017
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
WASHINGTON - The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool along the National Mall has been refilled after a deep cleaning, officials said.
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
April 28, 2017
Curious monkeys explore GoPro camera at zoo
A couple of curious Japanese macaques recently explored a camera set up in the enclosure at the Buffalo Zoo in New York, which was all captured...
April 28, 2017 - 10:46am
March 9, 2017
Eagles early return: Bald eagles are arriving back in Minnesota sooner this year
ST. PAUL—Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large...
March 9, 2017 - 3:33pm