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Houston police chief 'hit rock bottom' after Santa Fe shooting. Then came a nasty feud with the NRA.
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Twins reinstate Miguel Sano from disabled list
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
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Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
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Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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MASTER GARDENERS: Pollinators not limited to the bees or butterflies
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The term 'water protectors' is about much more than protests
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Artificial intelligence helps nail 8-planet solar system like our own
Every time we think we're in a class by ourselves, it's only a matter of time. Used to be our solar system had the most planets around a single...
December 24, 2017 - 11:53am
December 10, 2017
Behold the cosmic snake
If you can't wrap your head around every aspect of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, that's understandable. Neither can I. But when it comes to...
December 10, 2017 - 8:47am
December 3, 2017
AstroBob: What does a comet smell like?
We rarely use our sense of smell in astronomy except for the occasional run-in with a skunk during late night sky sweeping. We can't smell the...
December 3, 2017 - 8:49am
November 5, 2017
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
DULUTH — Earth is just so ... limited. With so many other places to visit in the solar system, why restrict yourself to one planet? You've...
November 5, 2017 - 8:55am
October 22, 2017
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
October 22, 2017 - 3:57pm
September 24, 2017
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
September 24, 2017 - 4:53pm
September 10, 2017
AstroBob: It's September, time for my Orion fix
Each summer, I look forward to seeing Orion return to the morning sky. Hidden by daylight from May through early August, we share nights instead...
September 10, 2017 - 12:43pm
September 3, 2017
ASTROBOB: T-minus 12 days: Cassini keeps opening our eyes
DULUTH — You'd think by now we'd know exactly how long a day is on Saturn, but Cassini's still working on it.
September 3, 2017 - 8:30am
July 9, 2017
AstroBob: Iridium satellites keep fireworks coming -- but not forever
The crackle of firecrackers and thump of cannons echoed through the neighborhood on July 4. But a whole different kind of fireworks was happening...
July 9, 2017 - 5:37pm
June 25, 2017
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
I worry every spring about whether the fireflies will return. Habitat loss from urban sprawl and light pollution are thought to be behind the...
June 25, 2017 - 11:48am
June 4, 2017
AstroBob: Giant star becomes a black hole right before our eyes
Who would ever have thought we'd see a massive star become a black hole just like that? And yet that's the best explanation for the sudden disappearance...
June 4, 2017 - 7:14pm
May 28, 2017
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
DULUTH — Astronauts conducted an emergency spacewalk earlier this week to replace a failed computer that controlled the solar power system,...
May 28, 2017 - 6:06pm
April 9, 2017
Astro Bob: Spring nights sweeter with the space station
Spring can be a comfortable time of year to get outside at night and watch the stars. When you do, don't be surprised if you have some company....
April 9, 2017 - 10:18am
April 2, 2017
Astro Bob: How moon colonists might survived the frigid lunar night
Man, it can get cold on the moon. With virtually no air to speak of and a night that lasts just shy of two weeks, the surface temperature drops...
April 2, 2017 - 10:22am
March 26, 2017
AstroBob: Salvador Dali would love these constellations
In March, we dipped into the deep past, hungering to know more about the first generation of suns that formed after the Big Bang. Now, we look...
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am