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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 23, 2017
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — White-nose syndrome has now killed bats in six counties in Minnesota, up from two last year, and probably has spread to virtually...
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 21, 2017
Labrador retriever still top dog in U.S.
NEW YORK - The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States,...
March 21, 2017 - 2:23pm
March 12, 2017
Volunteers lend helping hand for ducks by tending nest boxes that benefit waterfowl
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 - 12:03pm
March 10, 2017
Deadly fungus taking toll on Minnesota bats
DULUTH, Minn.—The number of bats counted in the Soudan Underground Mine has dropped 70 percent due to white-nose syndrome, according to...
March 10, 2017 - 8:39pm
March 7, 2017
Veterinarians remove 915 coins from sea turtle
BANGKOK - Thai veterinarians on Monday removed 915 coins from a 25-year-old sea turtle which had been swallowing items thrown into her pool for...
March 7, 2017 - 2:19pm
White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off
PARIS -- Poachers broke into a French zoo, shot dead a rare white rhinoceros and sawed off its horn in what is believed to be the first time...
March 7, 2017 - 9:56am
February 28, 2017
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Mike Schrage / Special to Forum News Service A large bull moose runs through the snow near Swamp River in Cook County in northeast Minnesota...
February 28, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 27, 2017
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's troubled moose population remains in the dumps, with only about 3,710 animals according to the annual winter survey...
February 27, 2017 - 10:20pm
February 15, 2017
France trains eagles to down drones
The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace. Golden...
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 1, 2017
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
RICE LAKE, Minn. — A funny thing happened on the way to the finish of the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon: a race broke out. With...
February 1, 2017 - 9:14pm
January 31, 2017
Beargrease mushers strategize, reflect in race’s final stretch
NEAR TOFTE, Minn. — Quiet-zone signs cautioned "canine athletes at rest" as seven dog teams arrived to settle in for a few hours at the...
January 31, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 30, 2017
'It's because of the dogs'
ON THE GUNFLINT TRAIL, Minn. — To anthropomorphize is to apply human characteristics to animals. There's a lot of this that goes on during...
January 30, 2017 - 11:12pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee placed on federal endangered species list
The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined rapidly in recent...
January 11, 2017 - 10:55pm
September 19, 2016
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
ROME—If drug-resistant infections in people and animals are allowed to spread unchecked, some 28 million people will fall into poverty...
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
Strange and lovely animals at Island Days
A visit to Island Days by Tribune photographer Rand Middleton on Saturday, around noon. Featured here in the Bird Island city park is the Sauk...
June 19, 2016 - 7:53am