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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
As others see it: Busted your holiday budget already?
Geneva J. Strolz
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
GREAT INDOORS: How to repurpose your huge Thanksgiving newspaper
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November 1, 2016
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
FINLAND, Minn. -- Global explorer Will Steger was hiking the North Shore ridge in 1996, at a vista along the Superior Hiking Trail, when he noticed something in the distance, off to the northwest. “It almost looked like foothills; high country with big trees. I had never seen anything...
November 1, 2016 - 8:12pm
August 24, 2016
Judge won’t rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge here won’t issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit seeking to halt construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline to haul North Dakota oil. Judge James E. Boasberg has taken the matter under advisement and...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
DULUTH, Minn. -- Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company’s application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper...
August 24, 2016 - 6:48am
Letter: More living cover on the land will clean our water
By Ryan Batalden, Lamberton and Loretta Jaus, Gibbon We appreciate Governor Dayton’s courage and persistence in calling out runoff from farm fields as a leading contributor to our state’s polluted waters. It is right for him to call on farmers to come up with solutions that will...
February 24, 2016 - 8:44am
February 8, 2016
Column: It's time to commit to clean water by 2050
By PAUL AUSTIN, GENE MERRIAM, DARBY NELSON and DAVE LEGVOLD Will this be the year Minnesota takes a huge step forward on water quality issues, or will it be a missed opportunity? Governor Dayton announced recently that he plans to call a water quality summit in late February to address...
February 8, 2016 - 5:27pm
January 28, 2016
Innovation, improvement key to success of Bioverse Inc.
WORTHINGTON — Driving rural roads in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa in late spring is one sure way to catch a strong whiff of “liquid...
January 28, 2016 - 10:07pm
January 20, 2016
Water rule veto does not end opposition
Opponents of the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate small bodies of water and streams pledge to continue fighting. President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have prevented enforcement of the Waters of the U.S. provision. “We must protect the waters...
January 20, 2016 - 9:36pm
January 19, 2016
As others see it: Meat as villain -- we're not buying
Imagine telling cowboys of yesterday that red meat is potentially deadly and that the methane gas released from their herd will lead to earthly ruination. As unbelievable as that may have been a century ago, that’s where we’re at today. We hear groups loudly proclaiming that...
January 19, 2016 - 6:35pm
January 6, 2016
Dayton: MPCA staffer ‘crossed line’
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday said he is deeply concerned that a state staffer working on pipeline issues may have “really crossed the line” into advocacy against one such project. “Somebody who’s behind the scenes crossing over the regulatory line and...
January 6, 2016 - 9:18pm
January 4, 2016
Volkswagen faces billions in penalties as U.S. sues for environment violations
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department Monday filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing...
January 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
December 15, 2015
LCCMR seeks proposals for $50 million in project funding
ST. PAUL — The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) has issued its 2017 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund beginning July 1, 2017. The Trust Fund represents the money that, since its inception...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule nationwide
WASHINGTON — A U.S. court Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit granted...
October 9, 2015 - 10:05pm
September 23, 2015
Pope Francis focuses on environment, poverty and migrants at White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Pope Francis Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political...
September 23, 2015 - 8:35pm
Letter: MPCA citizens' board should be restored
By Brad Trom, Blooming Prairie I am glad to know that State Senator Dan Sparks wants to see the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board restored, but his voting record doesn’t indicate that he did anything to try and keep it from being abolished. 1. In Conference...
September 23, 2015 - 5:31pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm