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October 22, 2018
The eerie song of Antarctica - melting
Research published last week by the American Geophysical Union documents a chaotic, low-frequency hum across the Ross Ice Shelf - a platform...
17 hours 16 min ago
October 14, 2018
A timeline of BWCAW history
1902 - The U.S. General Land Office sets aside 500,000 acres in what would become the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, keeping it undeveloped by removing it from settlement acreage being offered to homesteaders. 1904 - Congress grants 20,000 acres to the state for the Burntside...
October 14, 2018 - 6:05am
October 13, 2018
Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes to at least 15
Hurricane Michael is no more. The violent storm that ripped through the Southeast, leaving a trail of death and destruction from Florida to Virginia,...
October 13, 2018 - 8:38am
October 9, 2018
Minnesota judge dismisses case against oil pipeline 'valve turners'
BAGLEY, Minn. — A judge Tuesday, Oct. 9, dismissed the case against three environmental activists who were charged with damaging a northern...
October 9, 2018 - 9:38pm
October 8, 2018
Enbridge 'necessity defense' trial begins in Minnesota
BAGLEY, Minn.—The jury trial for three defendants charged with property damage to an oil pipeline in 2016 started Monday in the Clearwater...
October 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
October 5, 2018
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
The International Energy Agency has a sobering warning about the health of the world's oceans. The total amount of oceanic plastic waste is likely...
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
MINNEAPOLIS — In February, Washington County cities rejoiced when $850 million was granted to help them clean up their water. But no money will be flowing soon. State agencies have released a timetable showing that it will be 2020 — at the earliest — before any water-cleaning...
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 7, 2018
Turf management workshop set Sept. 24
BAXTER—Property managers, private maintenance companies, schools and parks departments are invited to attend a workshop on how to better manage turf grass that will reduce costs, save time and keep area lakes and rivers healthy. The workshop will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept....
September 7, 2018 - 6:30am
September 2, 2018
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Bryan Schave of Burnsville and Keith Hughes of Minnetonka did their best to recycle while at the Minnesota State...
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
August 6, 2018
Ruud gains recognition for environmental work
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was selected as a League of Minnesota Cities Legislator of Distinction for 2018. The league's board of directors recognized 25 legislators this year, including 14 House members and 11 Senate members for their actions and leadership on a wide...
August 6, 2018 - 5:30am
July 28, 2018
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
BEMIDJI—On a sunny Friday afternoon, Vicki Meyer ran her hands along the underside of a boat, checking for the sandpaper-like feel of Zebra...
July 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 26, 2018
Blue, green or both: 8th District DFLers spar on mining, environment
As people left the Chalberg Theatre Monday night, July 23, after two hours of debate among five DFLers vying for the 8th Congressional District...
July 26, 2018 - 3:54pm
July 14, 2018
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
Craig Graffius started EcoGlass Straws 12 years ago with three decades of glass-making experience and his vision for an alternative to the ubiquitous...
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 6, 2018
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
WILLMAR, Minn.—Efforts were underway Friday morning, July 6, to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is currently...
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
July 5, 2018
Bird City - Lakes area cities discuss joining Audubon bird program
With an abundance of lakes, rivers and forests, it's no wonder that efforts are in the works to promote wildlife-watching in communities along...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00am