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15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
Traffic switches planned next week on Minnesota 60
Sibley library seeking board member
Regional students take part in Hackathon
Work begins on splash pad
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
High drama in Denver: Top-ranked Bulldogs tie game in final second, edge Pioneers in OT
No. 2 St. Cloud State sweeps Bemidji State in high-scoring finale
Burke's first two goals lift Gophers past Saints
Gophers senior Blake Cashman has memorable last game at TCF Bank Stadium
A big dig
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
Place a Business Announcement
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
Shirley Jolaine (Kraft) Place
Disheveled Theologian: Birds can show us a simple path to being content
Intercultural Thanksgiving is Sunday in Worthington
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
science and nature
September 17, 2018
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
DULUTH — We mark the seasons as honking geese head south and as robins return north. Every autumn we marvel at their numbers going south,...
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
September 12, 2018
Woman not exposed to dead rabid bats
ST. PAUL — State health officials say they have heard from the woman who dropped off two dead bats at the University of Minnesota Veterinary...
September 12, 2018 - 8:04pm
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
RED WING, Minn.—It was an ambitious plan. Paddle 1,200 miles on three rivers in one summer. That's OK. Michael Anderson is an ambitious...
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — It's getting harder to brag about being a hardy Minnesotan. That was the underlying message from a pair of climatologists...
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
September 11, 2018
Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
ST. PAUL -- Explore Minnesota has launched its annual fall color map and Clay and Norman counties in northwestern Minnesota are among a few small...
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 5, 2018
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
ST. PAUL -- The 2018 roadside survey for pheasants in Minnesota has shown a surprising 19 percent increase over last year. While the count is...
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 30, 2018
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — After scouring 187 lakes in Minnesota, a team of 225 trained volunteers found only one lake that had the invasive algae...
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—A subtropical bird with pink plumage and a distinctive bill has been recorded in Minnesota for the first time, causing...
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 27, 2018
University of Minnesota, rowing clubs worried about proposal to remove dams from Mississippi River
ST. PAUL—The effort to turn six miles of the lazy Mississippi River into a fast-moving rapids could damage University of Minnesota property,...
August 27, 2018 - 5:56pm
August 23, 2018
Nation’s first fixed dental clinic at VA home opens in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minneapolis Veterans Home, along with state government, made history Thursday, Aug. 23, by opening the nation’s first fixed dental clinic on a state veterans home campus. Previously, the home relied on mobile clinics to provide dental care to veterans as do...
August 23, 2018 - 3:05pm
August 9, 2018
Minnesota air quality alert extended through Saturday, expands southward
BEMIDJI—An air quality alert first issued Wednesday for parts of Minnesota has been extended through Saturday, and also expanded southward, by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The alert will run through 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, and the affected region includes the...
August 9, 2018 - 3:08pm
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota falls short in adapting measures that would aid in the fight against cancer, an advocacy group contends in a report...
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
Yucky muck: It takes a village to improve lake health
WORTHINGTON — Since late June, water quality and clarity in Worthington’s Lake Okabena has struggled. It isn’t uncommon to see blue-green...
August 8, 2018 - 7:01am
August 5, 2018
The 'Greyhound bus' at the bottom of Lake Superior: 19th century shipwreck added to national register
ASHLAND, Wis. — It was built in 1861, sank in 1897 and is now memorialized on the historic register. One of the latest shipwrecks to be...
August 5, 2018 - 6:05am
August 1, 2018
Twin Cities bus garage leaked fuel into ground, the question is: How much?
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.—The fuel system at a Metro Transit bus garage that serves dozens of routes across the Twin Cities may have leaked...
August 1, 2018 - 9:19pm