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December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 29, 2017
A billboard on Highway 2 just west of Grand Rapids sponsored by Honor the Earth is critical of Enbridge Line 3 project. Bob King / Forum News Service
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 21, 2017
Chippewa County OKs permit for septic storage despite opposition from some neighbors
December 21, 2017 - 5:48am
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 11, 2017
Led by a group of Anishinaabe drummers, about 100 people march down County Rd. 6 in Carlton County to the entrance of an Enbridge oil pipe storage yard Monday afternoon. The protest was peaceful. Bob King / Forum News Service
Protesters march across rural Carlton County
December 11, 2017 - 10:57pm
Wind turbines stand at the Subplu wind farm at dusk in Huay Bong, Thailand. Bloomberg photo by Brent Lewin
Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.
December 11, 2017 - 1:39pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Used tires lie in a pile at the Kandiyohi County Landfill. Disposing of used tires will increase from $1.50 to $3 starting Jan. 1.
Kandiyohi County to raise disposal fee for used tires
December 11, 2017 - 5:57am
December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. (Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder)
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 9, 2017
Kandiyohi County adopts buffer enforcement ordinance
December 9, 2017 - 9:19am
December 8, 2017
Paul Eberth, project director at Enbridge Energy, is seen through a window talking to Line 3 opponents Donna Howard (from left), Michele Naar-Obed and Mark Daniel Hakes on Friday, Dec. 8. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)play button
Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
December 8, 2017 - 7:03pm
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Alaska just reported one of the most extreme snowfall rates on record: 10 inches per hour
December 8, 2017 - 12:41pm
December 5, 2017
Bikes in the Boundary Waters Wilderness? Bill in Congress would allow it.
December 5, 2017 - 8:40pm
December 4, 2017
EPA reverses rule requiring mine cleanup money
December 4, 2017 - 9:17pm
Isle Royale was down to just two wolves in the winter of 2016-17, when this photo was taken. Now, trail cameras appear to show just one wolf remains as the National Park Service nears a final decision on when to bring new wolves to the island. Courtesy photo / Michigan Technological University
Park Service nearing decision on Isle Royale wolves
December 4, 2017 - 6:35pm
December 1, 2017
Sam Cook
Unexpected encounter in the winter woods
December 1, 2017 - 7:00am