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September 12, 2018
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
September 11, 2018
Explore Minnesota releases year's first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 9:30pm
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
A bald eagle landed at the top of an aerial fire truck’s extended ladder and basket as Andover firefighters observed the anniversary at the Main Street overpass at U.S. 10.
Bald eagle lands on top of Andover fire truck’s aerial during 9/11 commemoration
September 11, 2018 - 8:42pm
Scientists discover three new sea creatures in depths of the Pacific Ocean
September 11, 2018 - 4:34pm
Local photographer 'Cis' Ramsdell found this sandhill crane out in East Gull lake at the end of August and got these two pics of the bird preening its feathers. Taking notice of this bird's contortionist abilities, 'Cis' mentions, "That long beak comes in handy for grooming!" Submitted photos.
Contortionist crane at work
September 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 9, 2018
The Karner blue butterfly is listed as an Endangered species in Minnesota and wherever else it is found. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Library)
Species at risk: Whether obscure or high-profile, decline in any native species is cause for concern, experts say
September 9, 2018 - 6:17am
September 7, 2018
The Summer Triangle of bright stars sails high above Saturn and Mars after nightfall. Lowest is Altair, in Aquila, the eagle. Brightest is Vega, in Lyra, the lyre of Orpheus. Note the parallelogram of stars below Vega; they outline the lyre and look beautiful through binoculars. East of Vega, Deneb completes the Triangle. It also marks the “top” of the Northern Cross, a feature of Cygnus, the swan. Minnesota StarWatch
The Northern Cross: Minnesota Starwatch for September 2018 Minnesota Starwatch for September 2018
September 7, 2018 - 7:00pm
Jocelyn Bell Burnell today. MUST CREDIT: photo courtesy of the Breakthrough Foundation.
She made the discovery but a man got the Nobel. A half-century later, she's won a $3 million prize.
September 7, 2018 - 7:41am
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 4, 2018
Ducks make their way up a rocky section Friday, Aug. 31, at the dam in Little Falls. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Ducks at the Little Falls dam
September 4, 2018 - 6:00am
September 2, 2018
A monarch butterfly is shown at just a few minutes old in Geri Seaberg's garden in Pequot Lakes. Submitted Photo
Monarch butterfly emerges from cocoon
September 2, 2018 - 6:00am
September 1, 2018
Crow Wing County encourages emergency preparedness
September 1, 2018 - 9:30am
August 31, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Judge halts first grizzly hunts in decades two days before their start
August 31, 2018 - 8:19am
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