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Trump abruptly ends meeting with Democrats after Pelosi says he is 'engaged in a coverup'
Trump administration struggles to confront the deadliest drug crisis in U.S. history
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NFL tables OT overhaul, bans Oklahoma drill
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Fielding Questions: Overwintered dipladenia, bleeding birch, covering grass seed and more
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Bison help prairie get back to nature
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
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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
Bad weather and Trump's trade war spawn U.S. farmer quandary
The Pinke Post: Choosing an internship with ‘Grandpa Fred’
Self-driving trucks will carry mail in US for the first time
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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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October 19, 2017
Applying science to life, students release monarch butterflies into the wild
CLOQUET, Minn. — A seventh-grade Cloquet Middle School science class laughed with glee as they sent their monarch butterflies into the...
October 19, 2017 - 12:25pm
Two hearings, two distinct messages in northern Minn. on Enbridge's Line 3
DULUTH, Minn.—"Build it," the early crowd said. "No way," was the chorus as the sun went down while the state lent its ear to Duluth-Superior...
October 19, 2017 - 1:43am
October 18, 2017
With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—With a rising population of wolves and more of them attacking livestock and pets, a federal program to trap and kill problem wolves in northern Minnesota has run out of money. While Great Lakes-region wolves are currently protected under the federal Endangered...
October 18, 2017 - 9:46pm
October 17, 2017
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
DULUTH, Minn.—One week before public hearings begin on Minnesota's proposed new rules for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution, the state's mining industry, Steelworkers and Iron Range officials and activists are restating their fervent opposition. Critics say the new...
October 17, 2017 - 6:58pm
October 16, 2017
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Shrimp, wine and hemp. Minnesota farmers are more likely to grow commodity crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, but some people aren't satisfied...
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 15, 2017
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
DULUTH — When five people gather next year to determine the destiny of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline, their task will be to...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 13, 2017
Environmentalists' comments on miners draw fire from Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — Comments made to The New York Times Magazine by environmental leaders Becky Rom and Reid Carron were condemned by Iron Range and statewide leaders Friday, Oct. 13, who called their depiction of miners disrespectful to the working class. Rom and Carron were...
October 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
October 12, 2017
Red River, Poplar River improve, but Minnesota's impaired waters list grows
DULUTH, Minn. — Another 618 waterways in Minnesota — both lakes and segments of streams — are being added to the state list...
October 12, 2017 - 3:23pm
October 11, 2017
Enbridge pushes back on need for Line 3 oil pipeline replacement
DULUTH, Minn. — In the tug-of-war over the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, Enbridge on Wednesday, Oct....
October 11, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 10, 2017
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would repeal sweeping regulation aimed at curbing greenhouse...
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 8, 2017
High water causes pains: Lake Superior rose an inch in September, when it usually goes down
DULUTH — An incredibly wet year has helped push Lake Superior nearly a foot above its normal water level and inches from its record high...
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
October 7, 2017
BSU honored for sustainability efforts
BEMIDJI—BSU recently was listed among the top 375 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country by The Princeton Review. The...
October 7, 2017 - 3:06pm
October 5, 2017
Notes from closed meeting show how feds aim to weaken environmental laws
WASHINGTON - Near the end of September, officials at the Interior Department bureau that oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land hosted a conference with state, county and local government representatives to discuss ways to loosen environmental rules.
October 5, 2017 - 10:14am
October 4, 2017
Research institute roasting wood to replace coal
COLERAINE, Minn. — It seems like much of the world is plunging headlong toward renewable energy and away from fossil fuels and the carbon...
October 4, 2017 - 6:33pm