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'Fort Snelling at Bdote'? Republican senators threaten Minnesota Historical Society funds over alleged 'revisionist history'
One year later, concerns linger over Superior, Wis., refinery safety
Authorities kill black bear that 'posed an immediate safety threat' in St. Paul
$100,000 settlement ends Dakota County Technical College whistleblower lawsuit
Ponemah man sentenced to 8 years in prison for illegal possession of firearm
SOFTBALL: Hunters rally on BHS with walk-off winner
Gophers softball: Big Ten race going down to the wire
Urban maple tappers have new view of the world
Crazy NHL playoff game could have impact on college hockey
BSU baseball, softball teams move up schedules
Donald John Koosmann
Robert Allen Matthews
Pearl Maria Rose
Turkisha C. Wind
Bursack: Mom lives with daughter, but that needs to change
MASTER GARDENERS: There's a lettuce for everyone
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: 'Squirrely squirrel' tales always good for a laugh
Swift: A chip off a new block — bread flour, cornstarch and refrigeration are the secrets to chewy cookies
MATTHEW LIEDKE ON FILM: If you like the look of the new 'Hellboy,' check out the original two
Album review: Lizzo is a rock star for the modern era
'I've been crying all day...happy tears': Young cellist with tormented past is in disbelief at $140,000 in donations
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Bob Saget talks about new projects, stand-up career and why he's tight-lipped about college admissions scandal
Around the Arts, April 21
Urban maple tappers have new view of the world
MASTER GARDENERS: Microbes: The tiny and mighty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: The wait for open water begins
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: The diminutive kinglets sing a loud song
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Ruptured pipeline in western Minnesota may have been intentionally damaged
Minnesota job vacancies jump; hiring demand strong throughout state
Canada accuses Facebook of breaking local privacy law, threatens lawsuit
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Measles cases break record since disease was eliminated in United States in 2000
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Dennis and Judy Fredenburg
Daniel E. Ewert
Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
McFeely: Hope springs eternal during annual walleye run
Commentary: Tractor monopoly is bleeding US farmers
Column: The curse of the series that refused to end, 'The Curse of Oak Island'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: It's the time of new beginnings. Are you ready?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Give the correct facts on surplus
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November 15, 2017
DNR ends invasive-species grants citing budget crunch
DULUTH, Minn.—Even as zebra mussels, starry stonewort weed and giant Asian carp invade more of Minnesota's waterways, the state Department...
November 15, 2017 - 6:49pm
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 6, 2017
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
DULUTH — It took eight years, 700 volunteers and thousands of hours in the field but Minnesota has its first new breeding bird atlas since...
November 6, 2017 - 6:22pm
The concerns of ag groups show just how much is at stake in the climate change debate
Editor's note: Jonathan Knutson received a fellowship from the North American Ag Journalists to attend the Society of Environmental Journalists'...
November 6, 2017 - 6:01am
November 5, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Will Bemidji become ‘first polluted city on the Mississippi?’
In the 1970s the Federal Wild and Scenic River Act had proposed that the upper eight counties on the Mississippi Headwaters were eligible for...
November 5, 2017 - 2:02pm
Judge considers wild rice protection: Some say sulfate rules could triple Duluth sewage bills, force closure of mills
DULUTH — If state administrative law Judge LauraSue Schlatter agrees that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency proposal to protect wild...
November 5, 2017 - 6:00am
November 3, 2017
Company preparing environmental review for copper mine near Minnesota's Boundary Waters
ELY, Minn. — The chief executive of Chilean mining giant Antofagasta said his company is preparing an environmental impact assessment...
November 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
Here's a rare piece of good news about the environment: The giant hole in the Earth's protective ozone layer is shrinking and has shriveled to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA scientists said. The largest the hole became this year was about 7.6 million square miles wide, about two...
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County should consider impacts to environment
In reading Mark Hanson’s clean water and shoreland protection letter in the Pioneer (Oct. 31), we fully support and concur with Mark‘s comments....
November 3, 2017 - 8:30am
October 31, 2017
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
FARGO — Dwindling grassland remnants in the Great Plains continued their decline last year with the loss of 2.5 million acres consumed...
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 26, 2017
PUC: Enbridge must release previously classified data on Line 3 pipeline
ST. PAUL — Enbridge must release oil spill predictions for the proposed Line 3 pipeline replacement, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission...
October 26, 2017 - 7:04pm
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
DULUTH, Minn. — A video game has drawn the fury of the oil industry for its depiction of a user-controlled mythical bird destroying oil...
October 26, 2017 - 6:55pm
October 24, 2017
Wild-rice hearing draws ire on Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — James Larson says he drives past a lake near his home in Aurora, Minnesota, and, if the rainfall has been right, sees...
October 24, 2017 - 7:41pm
October 22, 2017
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Environmental and ecological balance: Where is the justice?
Let us identify at least one example of each environmental balance and ecological balance. Environmental balance is the external conditions or surroundings in which humans, animals and plants live that tend to positively, influence its development and behavior. An example of ecological...
October 22, 2017 - 9:26am
October 20, 2017
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest...
October 20, 2017 - 12:41pm