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January 15, 2019
Blood moon
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
January 14, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds
January 14, 2019 - 3:40pm
Bob, a triceratops that was displayed for a time at the Barnes County Historical Society in Valley City, was discovered in the far southwestern corner of North Dakota in 2003. It took more than a decade to free the skeleton from the rock in which it was embedded. Submitted photo
Bob the dinosaur, spared from becoming a waiting room spectacle, is back on the market for a home
January 14, 2019 - 7:00am
January 12, 2019
SWCD hosts luncheon to tout landowner successes
January 12, 2019 - 7:00am
January 7, 2019
Karen Theis shines an ultraviolet light on a Yooperlite, Saturday, Jan. 5, at the third annual Sample's Agate Gem and Mineral Shop's Agate Show at the Northland Arboretum. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Videoplay button
Yooperlites a hit at area agate and mineral show
January 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
January 6, 2019
A chickadee lands on a branch before heading to the feeder Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Northland Arboretum. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
A charming chickadee
January 6, 2019 - 9:00am
January 5, 2019
John Bonde is the first-place winner in the sixth annual Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District photo contest for his picture of a lowbush blueberry. Submitted photo
SWCD photo contest winners listed
January 5, 2019 - 4:00am
January 4, 2019
Commission seeks project proposals for $53M from Minnesota's Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund
January 4, 2019 - 2:32pm
Traffic moves through downtown Anchorage, Alaska.  Bloomberg photo by David Ryder
After destructive November quake, Anchorage still faces onslaught of aftershocks
January 4, 2019 - 11:57am
January 3, 2019
The first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe.  Photo courtesy of China National Space Administration
China lands spacecraft on the far side of the moon - a historic first
January 3, 2019 - 1:27pm
January 2, 2019
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft just visited the farthest object ever explored
January 2, 2019 - 10:50am
December 21, 2018
Tom Eastman commutes back and forth to his job at University of North Dakota Facilities on a bike, year-round. He's made the four-mile commute for the past nine years and does it to reduce his carbon footprint. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Everyday choices can affect carbon emissions
December 21, 2018 - 2:46pm
State association of conservation districts honors local efforts
December 21, 2018 - 10:30am
December 16, 2018
National Weather Service Graphic
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
December 13, 2018
The Geminids will appear to radiate from near Castor in Gemini (yellow star symbol). The position of Comet Wirtanen is also marked. Observers watching from dark skies will see the comet without optical aid. Stellarium with additions by Bob King.
Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display Dec. 13
December 13, 2018 - 12:00pm