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July 17, 2017
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
DULUTH — Jay Austin and his University of Minnesota Duluth research team were trying to study drifting ice sheets on Lake Superior when...
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 14, 2017
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners collaborated to roll out the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
May 24, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout and wagging...
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
GOODHUE — An excavating and trucking company must pay an $80,000 penalty and take several corrective actions after the Minnesota Pollution...
News/crime and courts
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 29, 2017
Erosion work on Vermillion River will close section of bike trail in July
With spring rains and runoff, erosion once again will become the enemy of the Vermillion River that flows through Farmington. Plans set in motion...
March 29, 2017 - 5:30am
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to stop plastic bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7...
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 27, 2017
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
DULUTH, Minn.—The Mississippi River starts at Lake Itasca clear and clean, and pretty much stays that way as it winds through northern...
January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
Smokey Winged wasp recruited in fight against Emerald Ash Borers
The emerald ash borer has proved an elusive foe to conservationists. It hides in the tree tops and its larvae stow away under the bark of the...
January 10, 2017 - 12:29pm