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April 6, 2018
Rugby claims victory in center of North America trademark dispute
RUGBY, N.D.—Rugby leaders say the city has officially reclaimed its title as the "Geographical Center of North America," ending a yearslong fight between two North Dakota cities over who deserves the name. The Rugby Chamber of Commerce announced Friday it had reached a settlement...
April 6, 2018 - 5:50pm
April 5, 2018
Strategy for fighting invasive species: Slow the spread
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—With a steady stream of reports of zebra mussels and other aquatic invasive species getting into lakes, the battle to...
April 5, 2018 - 6:14pm
April 4, 2018
Officials balance 3M settlement goals: drinking water and environmental upgrades
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—The process of divvying up money from a water-pollution lawsuit has begun — with disagreement over cleaning drinking water versus improving natural habitats. Officials on Tuesday held the first public meeting since the $850 million settlement was announced...
April 4, 2018 - 9:55pm
The Mississippi River hasn't flooded this much in 500 years
A new scientific study stoked a long-standing controversy Wednesday with the claim that human interventions, in the form of levees and other...
April 4, 2018 - 2:32pm
April 2, 2018
DNR warns residents about food sources for bears in their yards as far south as central Minn.
ST. PAUL -- Anyone living near bear habitat is reminded to be aware of bears this spring and check their property for food sources that could attract bears. Bear habitat stretches as far south as central Minnesota. As bears emerge from hibernation, their metabolism gradually ramps...
April 2, 2018 - 3:13pm
March 31, 2018
Farmer's sculptures provides a spiritual glimpse on Easter
ELBOW LAKE, Minn. — There are often glimpses of the quiet spiritual expressions of farmers in the Upper Midwest. One image that suggests...
March 31, 2018 - 4:12pm
March 30, 2018
Lost hiker recounts story of surviving surprise snowstorm in ND Badlands for 25 hours
MEDORA, N.D.—After surviving 25 hours in a recent snowstorm in the western North Dakota Badlands, hiker Walker Wadkins is working on a...
March 30, 2018 - 9:23pm
41 Chihuahuas removed from 'filthy conditions' in Minn. home
CLOQUET, Minn.—A Twin Cities humane society has removed 41 Chihuahuas from a Carlton County property in far northeast Minnesota. The Carlton...
March 30, 2018 - 6:11pm
Arbor Day event set at arboretum
The Northland Arboretum will host its 12th annual Arbor Day Celebration 6-8 p.m. April 27, where people will learn about the important role trees play in the environment. This year's event with a Johnny Appleseed theme celebrates an American legend whose efforts mark him as a leader...
March 30, 2018 - 6:30am
March 28, 2018
Archaeologists discover 81 ancient settlements in the Amazon
The settlement looked like little more than 11 mounds of earth surrounded by a sunken ditch. But if Jonas Gregorio de Souza closed his eyes,...
March 28, 2018 - 6:58am
March 27, 2018
Mountain lion wanders into Calif. neighborhood, gets into 'staring contest' with resident
A mountain lion wandered into a Southern California neighborhood Monday morning and prowled around several homes until authorities tranquilized...
March 27, 2018 - 6:54am
March 26, 2018
Minnesota Starwatch for April 2018
April opens with Mars and Saturn paired in the predawn sky. On the move eastward, Mars passes a mere 1.3 degrees below Saturn on the 2nd. Just...
March 26, 2018 - 11:00am
March 22, 2018
A tiny skeleton found in Chile might look like an alien, but her genes tell a different story
The Atacama skeleton, or Ata, named after the Chilean desert where the remains were found, has 10 pairs of ribs. The average person has 12. Ata's...
March 22, 2018 - 4:10pm
Northland Arboretum earns certification for garden
The National Wildlife Federation, America's largest wildlife conservation and education organization, announced the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd...
March 22, 2018 - 6:00am
March 16, 2018
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
ALONG THE RIVER - The Mississippi runs the spine of America, touching 10 states and draining waters from 21 more, a vast waterway with a rich...
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am