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August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 3, 2017
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 17, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. (Photo courtesy UMD)
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 14, 2017
Dakota Electric employees Mike Fosse and Jane Siebenaler join David Ranallo and Christov Churchward of Great River Energy and Bill and Mike Forbord of Schmitty & Sons in unveiling Minnesota's first electric school bus. They unveiled the eLion Friday, July 7, 2017, in Lakeville. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia Contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
May 24, 2017
The long hours take their toll on Senators as they listen to Ron Latz, (DFL), St. Louis Park speak on the final day of the regular session at the State Capitol in St. Paul,  Monday, May 22, 2017.  Scott Takushi \ Pioneer Press
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Aboveground tanks and a concrete pad were placed over a hidden underground fuel tank at Fitzgerald Excavating and Trucking in Goodhue. Courtesy of MPCA
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
The Minnesota House debates a transportation funding bill on Friday, March 31, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee meets Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Senate and House budget committees are wrapping up work on a two-year state budget. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 29, 2017
Parks and Recreation Director Randy Distad looks at a badly eroded section of the Vermillion River. The city is expected to approve an erosion control plan for that section of the river funded mostly by a grant from the DNR. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Erosion work on Vermillion River will close section of bike trail in July
March 29, 2017 - 5:30am
March 12, 2017
Rich Staffon
A helping hand for ducks
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
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