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Alexandria man who died in rollover crash recalled for helping others
St. Paul, Minneapolis lead population growth across Twin Cities
Sanford, NTC to host session on RN, LPN programs
Budget deal doesn't leave room for hoped-for school spending hike
Here's what the bipartisan state budget could mean for Greater Minnesota
Gophers win NCAA softball regional, will host LSU starting Friday
Minnesota United's Kevin Molino looking like his old self after return from injury
SOFTBALL: Blackduck, other area schools set for sections
Eagles QB Wentz has 'no limitations' for OTAs
Top-ranked South Dakota athlete misses out on NAIA national event due to email snafu
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Swift: When introverts are friends, long distance might be better than face to face
Fielding Questions: Overwintered dipladenia, bleeding birch, covering grass seed and more
Bursack: Caregiver isn't sure how much sibling help she really wants
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness appears in a couple of envelopes, whether it's at a garage sale or in the frozen foods aisle
James Holzhauer is the face of 'Jeopardy!' He's also the new face of sports betting
'I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat,' Schwarzenegger says after a guy drop-kicks him
Around the Arts, May 19
Bellanger and Affield to present at Bemidji Speaks
Bemidji Area Church Musicians' recitals series starts June 5
In Moab you pick your pursuit, and your volume
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
Warbler walks open eyes to nature around us: Audubon offers free birding field trips Tuesdays, Thursdays through May
State record channel catfish voided 70 years later
A farmer saved himself by cutting off his leg with a knife. This is what he wants you to know
Ford to cut 7,000 jobs as part of company-wide 'redesign'
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
There's a multibillion-dollar race to replace eggs
Surging suicide rate among girls raises questions about role of social media
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Dennis and Judy Fredenburg
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Carol E. Priest
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Remember the Young Dreams Dance Troupe?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find a better solution than roundabouts for Paul Bunyan Drive
Mystery of where Britain's royal baby Archie was born is solved by his birth certificate
KLOBUCHAR: Time to better combat senior fraud
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May 17, 2019
Missing red panda found in tree near Fargo zoo
FARGO — A red panda discovered missing from the Red River Zoo Thursday morning, May 16, was safely returned his indoor holding space early...
May 17, 2019 - 10:37am
May 5, 2019
Best indicator of water quality? Look for trout
The toughest pollution cop in the state doesn’t wear a badge. It’s the trout — Minnesota’s pickiest species of fish, and an indicator...
May 5, 2019 - 8:50am
Volunteers — and even robots — monitor water quality of lakes and streams across Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — Ivy Kemnetz and Connor Geary may be the best friends that Brown’s Creek ever had. Every week, they carry instruments...
May 5, 2019 - 8:45am
May 2, 2019
Snow leopard cub born at Como Zoo in St. Paul
ST. PAUL — A snow leopard gave birth to a cub at Como Zoo here this week. The birth marks the first pregnancy for Alya, the cub’s 4-year-old...
May 2, 2019 - 8:09pm
April 30, 2019
A new effort to save birds pinpoints in amazing detail where they fly
For years, as California's Central Valley grew into the nation's leading agricultural corridor, the region gradually lost almost all of the wetlands...
April 30, 2019 - 7:00pm
Longtime research leader says addressing climate change is the 'Christian thing to do'
GRAND FORKS — When Phyllis Johnson visited the small congregation at Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church in Walcott, N.D., for a recent...
April 30, 2019 - 6:00am
April 28, 2019
New EPA document tells communities to brace for climate change impacts
The Environmental Protection Agency published a 150-page document this past week with a straightforward message for coping with the fallout from...
April 28, 2019 - 12:30pm
April 26, 2019
WATCH: Moose takes a stroll around Duluth suburb
HERMANTOWN, Minn. — A moose has been making the rounds in Hermantown this morning, but so far has managed to stay out of trouble. Motorists...
April 26, 2019 - 6:19pm
April 25, 2019
Authorities kill black bear that 'posed an immediate safety threat' in St. Paul
A state conservation officer shot and killed a young black bear in North St. Paul on Thursday, April 25, with the agency stating the bear “posed...
April 25, 2019 - 7:38pm
April 22, 2019
Elusive red sprites, like glowing jellyfish in the night sky, photographed in Oklahoma
Have you ever seen a giant red jellyfish light up the night sky for a split second? If you have, you're not imagining things. You've just witnessed...
April 22, 2019 - 1:34pm
April 21, 2019
Butterflies were symbols of rebirth - then they started disappearing
A long time ago, as glaciers retreated from North America, some arctic butterflies stayed behind. The Earth was warming and so they fluttered...
April 21, 2019 - 11:03am
April 17, 2019
Scientists restore some brain cell functions in pigs four hours after death
The brain is fragile, and if deprived of oxygen - for example from a massive heart attack, or through drowning - it will quickly and catastrophically...
April 17, 2019 - 2:37pm
April 16, 2019
Electric utilities still at war with public enemy No. 1: Squirrels
Early in Michael Hyland's career, when he worked with electric power crews in New Hampshire, word got back to him that a customer was upset after...
April 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 15, 2019
Algorithms gave us black hole picture, she's the scientist who helped create them
Katherine Bouman had a secret: An algorithm she'd developed had stitched together a picture of a black hole. She told nobody except her colleagues....
April 15, 2019 - 3:55pm
April 14, 2019
A rare trio of bald eagles - two dads, one mom - are raising eaglets together in one nest
Proof that families come in all shapes, sizes and species, three eagles - two dads and a mom - are raising three, fluffy-feathered eaglets in...
April 14, 2019 - 1:24pm