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June 10, 2018
A bevy of boats maneuvers a piece of bog away from the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center beach Sunday, June 10, on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
'We did it! '- Volunteers finally move troublesome bog on North Long Lake
June 10, 2018 - 10:01pm
 Myron Jesme, administrator of the Red Lake Watershed District, stands beside a sign along Grand Marais Creek north of East Grand Forks, Minn., that indicates funds for the restoration project came from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment Minnesota voters passed in 2008. The restoration likely wouldn't have happened without the dedicated funding, Jesme said. (Brad Dokken / Forum News Service)                        play button
Creek restoration shows success of Minnesota clean water fund
June 10, 2018 - 11:20am
June 9, 2018
Quinn Palar, Cottage Grove forester, left, and intern Danny Nichols attach pesticide feeds to a port drilled into an ash tree in Cottage Grove, Minn., on Thursday, June 7. Palar and his team will attempt to treat 1,000 of the roughly 3,000 ash trees that the city of Cottage Grove is responsible for. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Ash borer dilemma: Cut or treat? Homeowners’ options unpleasant with insect sure to wipe out tree species
June 9, 2018 - 2:29pm
June 8, 2018
A bog that floated in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center during the winter has forced the cancellation of the American Legion’s summer sessions for campers on the Legionville beach.play button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 7, 2018
Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend June 8-10 in Minnesota
June 7, 2018 - 9:20pm
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
Minnesota state parks to offer free admission on Saturday
June 7, 2018 - 4:45pm
Dragonfly. Stock image
Is the dragonfly deluge normal or cause for concern?
June 7, 2018 - 3:37pm
June 6, 2018
 Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows through the Malama-Ki Forest Reserve as it approaches Kapoho-Kalapana Road on Hawaii’s Big Island, Pahoa, Hawaii.. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 5, 2018
t5.31.18 Bob King -- 060118.N.DNT.LAKEWALKc1 -- The City of Duluth plans to fix this section of the Lakewalk in Canal Park — seen here on Thursday morning — that was destroyed during the last fall's big storm. Repairs could start as early as October. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Duluth Lakewalk restoration has $9 million price tag
June 5, 2018 - 7:56am
June 4, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Pelicans hunt for fish below the Marsh Lake dam. Marsh Lake is home to one of the largest nesting colonies of white pelicans in the Midwest.
Marsh Lake project getting back on track
June 4, 2018 - 7:23pm
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
June 2, 2018
"Backwaters are my natural habitat," said Greg Seitz on the backwaters of the St. Croix River near Scandia and Marine on St. Croix on Friday, June 1, 2018. Seitz has paddled nearly every inch of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and plans to check his last 20 miles off this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of the riverway.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway celebrates 50 years
June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 1, 2018
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Minnesota. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota woman being treated after handling rabid bat
June 1, 2018 - 10:21pm
May 30, 2018
The fossil of Megachirella wachtleri. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of MUSE Science Museum, Trento, Italy
Scientists finally find the 240-million-year-old 'mother of all lizards'
May 30, 2018 - 1:58pm
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