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April 20, 2018
A caldera-forming volcano supplies the heat for the hydrothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen
12 hours 14 min ago
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota congressman's effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress
18 hours 6 min ago
April 19, 2018
Dr. Maureen Hackett
Q&A with Howling for Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett
April 19, 2018 - 7:09am
April 18, 2018
Stuart Bensen of Erskine, Minn., retired conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
April 17, 2018
A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Wolves are an important animal in tribal culture and were protected on tribal lands even when the state had control of wolf management and offered hunting and trapping seasons. Courtesy photo / Jay Huseby, Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Tribal lands offer sanctuary for Minnesota wolves
April 17, 2018 - 7:22am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
A gray wolf peers through ferns in the woods north of Duluth, Minn., in 2017. The wolf had just been released by biologists with the 1854 Treaty Authority after being trapped and examined as part of a research project. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Deer-wolf population dynamics offer fodder for debate in Minnesota
April 15, 2018 - 8:52am
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
Left to right are Wally Peck, 15 years, Cathy Peck, over 4,000 volunteer hours, and Becky Livermore, 30 years. Not pictured are Kristi Reise, 15 years, Maggie Schwegman, 15 years, and Dan Sherman who completed his Master Gardener Internship. (Submitted photo)
Master gardeners recognized for years of service
April 15, 2018 - 7:45am
April 11, 2018
Study: Minnesota ranks fourth in life expectancy
April 11, 2018 - 2:49pm
April 10, 2018
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A Minneapolis mystery: How did a mummified monkey end up in the rafters of a 116-year-old department store?
April 10, 2018 - 9:08pm
Two paddlers make their way down the Kawishiwi River near Ely. The group American Rivers has again named the Kawishiwi one of the 10 most endangered rivers in the U.S. because of the potential of polluted mine waste from the proposed Twin Metals copper mine. Forum News Service file photo
'America's Most Endangered Rivers' lists 2 in Minnesota
April 10, 2018 - 7:32pm
April 6, 2018
SD paleontologist set to uncover new species of ankylosaur
April 6, 2018 - 7:07pm
Former Fargo Sanford Medical Center President Dennis Millirons
Former Sanford president in Fargo dies unexpectedly
April 6, 2018 - 6:27pm
Rugby claims victory in center of North America trademark dispute
April 6, 2018 - 5:50pm