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October 14, 2018
A timeline of BWCAW history
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
October 13, 2018
A house damaged by Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Oct. 11, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zack Wittman.
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes to at least 15
October 13, 2018 - 8:38am
October 12, 2018
High court to rule on western Minn. ditch dispute
October 12, 2018 - 8:17am
October 8, 2018
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minnesota, in this image released on October 11, 2016.   Courtesy Climate Direct Action/Handout via REUTERS
Enbridge 'necessity defense' trial begins in Minnesota
October 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
October 5, 2018
Photo from NOAA Photo Library of a plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. 

Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)

https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/reef2129.htm
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
September 28, 2018
Photo courtesy of the University of Minnesota

Palmer amaranth, shown in a Nebraska corn field, has been confirmed in Redwood County. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is making plans to eradicate the invasive weed.
Palmer amaranth found in Redwood County
September 28, 2018 - 7:43pm
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 3, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo

An angry red sun sets amidst prairie grass in a sky made hazy by smoke from wildfires in western Canada in this photo from mid-August in Pope County. The large fires are attributed to dry conditions associated with the changing climate.
Climate rally set for Sept. 8 in Willmar
September 3, 2018 - 8:31am
September 2, 2018
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
July 28, 2018
A sign at Cameron Park warns visitors that their watercraft may be inspected for invasive species before entering Lake Bemidji. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
July 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 14, 2018
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 6, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune


A barge from Oakes Lawn Service pushes a section of a large bog that was blocking the channel between Norway Lake and Games Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. In a process that took about about six hours Friday, the bog was broken into chunks and pushed away by volunteers in boats and pontoons. The bog is temporarily staked near state-owned land and will be excavated and removed later this summer.
Not bogged down: Barge and volunteers work to remove troublesome bog between Games and Norway lakes
July 6, 2018 - 11:09pm
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Efforts are underway Friday morning to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is currently impeding boat traffic through the channel between Games Lake and Norway Lake.
Work continues today on Norway Lake bog
July 6, 2018 - 9:24am
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
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