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Stillwater police fatally shoot reportedly suicidal man armed with knife
Shot last Thanksgiving, Minnesota store clerk thankful to be alive thanks to advances in care
Northwest Minnesota county to try GPS to keep track of vulnerable people
Grand Forks man sexually assaulted child while they were picking apples, court docs say
Third man pleads guilty in central Minn. kidnapping case
Wild turn back Senators’ rally for 6-4 win
Harris, Millsap lead Nuggets past T-wolves
Minnesota nips Washington to win Vancouver basketball event
Vikings' Cousins focusing on positive after shaky game
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Late winner lifts Puerto Rico-Bayamon over BSU
Michael J. Van Thomma
Maggie "Maxine" J. Day
David Lee Sterr
Avis Ann Bodahl
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Schlecht: Vote for a person, not a party, this Election Day and always
McFeely: New book about Thielen isn't fairy tale, but it could be
Report shows economic impact of ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg
Kindness is Contagious: Kindness lights up the space around us
Biggest upset in 'Dancing With the Stars' history? Bobby Bones wins in finale
'Becoming' is 2018's fastest-selling book
MATTHEW LIEDKE ON FILM: 'First Reformed' is a melancholy masterpiece
Christmas in Bemidji 3.0: ‘Northwoods Winter’ CD features local artists
Swenson, Russell receive Artist Fellowship honors
You say Black Friday, I say White Friday as Detroit Lakes ski resort opens
DNR confirms distemper in gray foxes, raccoons in area
That’s some shot! Blackduck youth downs two deer with single shot
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: The debate on feeding deer continues
PAUL NELSON FISHING: No need to rush it when it comes to ice
In a reversal, Facebook's Sandberg says she heard about hiring of political consultancy
Annual Fish House Parade keeps holiday revelers close to home in Aitkin
Fargo-based Haggard Hockey shoots for bigger chunk of hockey stick market
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
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Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lumberjack football thanks community for its support
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Voting matters, counting every vote does, too
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline replacement project has been well vetted
Veeder: A song for a new season
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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