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When abortion was illegal: A 1966 series revealed how women got them anyway
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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Trolling for the Troops thanks veterans for their service
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Fostering fatherhood: Need for foster parents growing in Minnesota
Baxter veteran helps Deerwood veteran by bicycling in fundraiser
Fielding Questions: Hope for a burning bush, a noxious flower and a new hedge
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Bursack: Caregiver frustrated by mom who doesn't want physical therapy
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Young female vocalist Lauren Alaina to make trek to Lakes Jam 2019
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June 7, 2019
NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station
It was a dizzying day for NASA. First, the agency announced a plan to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station and stay...
June 7, 2019 - 10:23am
May 23, 2019
NASA announces contract for space station to orbit moon
WASHINGTON - Since March, when Vice President Mike Pence suddenly announced a program to get humans to the surface of the moon by 2024, NASA...
May 23, 2019 - 1:57pm
May 13, 2019
Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA's moon mission
WASHINGTON - The White House is asking Congress for an additional $1.6 billion for NASA's budget next year as the space agency attempts to return...
May 13, 2019 - 10:15pm
May 12, 2019
She was pregnant when NASA offered to send her to space, Anna Fisher didn't hesitate
The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women...
May 12, 2019 - 9:32am
April 9, 2019
As White House questions climate change, US military is planning for it
WASHINGTON - In February, the White House devised a plan to challenge the scientific consensus that the burning of fossil fuels is a main driver...
April 9, 2019 - 9:34am
March 20, 2019
The smallest and farthest worlds ever explored by NASA are really, really weird
HOUSTON -- In recent months, NASA has explored the smallest object ever orbited and the most distant body ever encountered -- and found that...
March 20, 2019 - 1:20pm
March 7, 2019
First all-female spacewalk will take place during Women's History Month
It's a big step for women. If all goes according to plan, on March 29, astronauts aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to conduct...
March 7, 2019 - 2:48pm
February 13, 2019
NASA says goodbye to record-setting Mars rover Opportunity
Rolling up to the crater's edge, the Opportunity rover took in a landscape unlike anything any Earthling had ever seen. A vast, meteorite-blasted...
February 13, 2019 - 3:40pm
December 30, 2018
Moonwalker: 'Breathtakingly beautiful' - astronaut recalls his sight of Earth during Apollo flight
Few things must change perspective of life on Earth than seeing our blue planet from the moon's perspective. Charlie Duke, one of 12 men to walk...
December 30, 2018 - 5:00am
December 22, 2018
WATCH: A porch pirate glitter bomb brought Christmas joy to millions. Some of it was staged.
In a Christmas-joy-killing admission, the NASA engineer who constructed a glitter shooting, fart-smell-spraying device to get back at porch pirates...
December 22, 2018 - 11:09am
November 26, 2018
'Flawless': NASA's InSight explorer lands safely on Mars
The InSight lander, operated by NASA, was built by scientists in the U.S., France and Germany.
November 26, 2018 - 8:41pm
September 28, 2018
Watching history splash down: Duluth photographer recalls brush with moon landing
DULUTH —His materials from a brush with history were splayed out on a kitchen table, Duluth's Pat Shaw singled out a group photo filled...
September 28, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 10, 2018
Why NASA's next rockets might say Budweiser on the side
WASHINGTON - The constant creep of corporate America into all aspects of everyday life - from the Allstate Sugar Bowl to Minute Maid Park - may...
September 10, 2018 - 10:06am
August 9, 2018
This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth's scariest threats - the sun
The source of all light and life on Earth is also the source of one of its biggest natural threats: space weather. The sun's atmosphere regularly...
August 9, 2018 - 5:37pm
August 3, 2018
NASA unveils the astronauts who will relaunch human space flights from US soil
HOUSTON - NASA on Friday announced the crews of the first flights from U.S. soil since the space shuttle retired in 2011, an elite group of astronauts...
August 3, 2018 - 12:51pm