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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
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 21, 2018
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Using chainsaws, a crew led by Kevin Lundberg cut a portion of a bog between Norway and Games lakes into pieces and towed them away to reopen the channel connecting the lakes.
Volunteers reopen channel linking Norway, Games lakes
June 21, 2018 - 10:29pm
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
June 21, 2018 - 6:16pm
June 20, 2018
This bald eagle was one of 13 found dead on a farm near Federalsburg, Md., in 2016. Photo from Maryland Natural Resources Police.
13 bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.
June 20, 2018 - 12:41pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
June 17, 2018
Protestors both inside and outside the fenced-in Enbridge pipeyard in Carlton County protest the proposed Line 3 reconstruction. Bob King / Forum News Service
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
June 17, 2018 - 7:30am
June 12, 2018
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With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
June 11, 2018
A customer who skipped the lid but not the straw -- she said she usually carries a glass straw -- at Cafe Grumpy, in New York, May 9, 2018. In many quarters, the ubiquitous plastic straw has suddenly become a pariah for the harm it can do to the environment, and some cities, including Seattle and Malibu, Calif. (Stephen Speranza/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
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