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June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
22 hours 34 min ago
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Rick Perry just denied that humans are the main cause of climate change
June 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the New England Aquarium to hear the merits of a monument offshore of Massachusetts, part of his National Monuments review process, in Boston, Mass., June 16, 2017.  Brian Snyder / Reuters
Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a "dominant" oil power
June 19, 2017 - 3:46pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
Unreclaimed land lies west of St. Anthony, N.D., exposed to water and wind erosion. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Federal judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline
June 15, 2017 - 9:15am
June 12, 2017
Despite state ban on plastic bag bans, Goodwill-Easter Seals drops plastic bags
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
June 10, 2017
Concerned globally, acting locally
June 10, 2017 - 5:33pm
June 9, 2017
Environmental group challenges DNR stream action
June 9, 2017 - 6:17pm
Tom Cherveny | Tribune Kandiyohi County and other, area counties are deciding whether to take responsibility for enforcement of the state's new buffer law. The law will require a one rod, or 16 1/2 foot buffer of perennial vegetation from the ditch bank beginning in November 2018. Photo of public ditch near Raymond.
County to decide soon on buffer enforcement
June 9, 2017 - 9:35am
June 2, 2017
A view of Lake Superior from the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Steve Wagner / Forum News Service
Lake Superior water level on the rise
June 2, 2017 - 3:24pm
A pedestrian walks on a street as smoke billows from the chimneys of a factory in Dalian, China, on Jan. 17, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
'Reckless and foolish': Asia dogpiles on Trump after Paris accord pullout
June 2, 2017 - 7:27am
May 31, 2017
President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington D.C. at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal, reports say
May 31, 2017 - 7:37am
May 30, 2017
The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, where the U.S. suffered its most serious nuclear accident in 1979, is seen across the Susquehanna River in Middletown, Pennsylvania in this night view taken March 15, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Three Mile Island, site of 1979 nuclear accident, to close in 2019
May 30, 2017 - 1:58pm
May 27, 2017
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Matt Glup, left, takes instruction from Mike Smith, an aquatic invasive species trainer with the state Department of Natural Resources, during decontamination training May 23 at the Kandiyohi County rescue squad garage.
Kandiyohi County ready for another summer of protecting lakes
May 27, 2017 - 7:36am