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July 17, 2017
Researchers on the Blue Heron, the research vessel of UMD's Large Lakes Observatory, get ready to deploy an underwater microphone to record sounds 75 feet under the surface of Lake Superior. They picked up some interesting results. (Photo courtesy UMD)
Noisy fish? Lake Superior underwater noises include ships, wind and ... eelpout
July 17, 2017 - 6:00am
July 16, 2017
Minnesota grouse drumming counts up 57 percent
July 16, 2017 - 7:08am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 13, 2017
Wind powers Minnesota's first 100 percent electric school bus, thanks to renewable energy credits. The eLion can travel 100 miles on a charge and meets or exceeds Minnesota's engine and safety standards, according to specs by manufacturer Lion Electric Co. of Quebec. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 13, 2017 - 9:14am
July 1, 2017
Developer provides bold claims, few details on proposed refinery
July 1, 2017 - 10:01pm
A pair of redbellied snakes were among the first specimens caught, weighed, measured and then released by Katie Leuenberger of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources during the Swedes Forest bioblitz on June 17. This the male of the pair; the female carried eggs. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing Minnesota landscape
July 1, 2017 - 10:19am
June 28, 2017
Tribune photo by Gary MillerHot weather means plenty of beach goers Tuesday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. Tobacco-free beach signs are posted at the park.
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 25, 2017
A couple walks past the 8.2 million gallon overflow tank the city built near the Lakewalk in June 2015. The tank and other measures have solved Duluth’s problem of untreated sewage flowing into Lake Superior during heavy rain events or rapid snowmelts. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Sump pump, line inspections will be mandatory before home sales in Duluth
June 25, 2017 - 11:00pm
June 24, 2017
Dave Mihalic, senior adviser to U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke. (John Myers / Forum News Service)
Adviser to Trump interior official speaks of 'balance and trust' while in Duluth
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Rick Perry just denied that humans are the main cause of climate change
June 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the New England Aquarium to hear the merits of a monument offshore of Massachusetts, part of his National Monuments review process, in Boston, Mass., June 16, 2017.  Brian Snyder / Reuters
Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a "dominant" oil power
June 19, 2017 - 3:46pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
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