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September 17, 2017
t11.9.08 Sam Cook -- cookDUFF1116c1 -- On Sunday night of the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, the Dufner family gathered in a wall tent west of Togo. Tending the grill were (from left) Jim Dufner of Zimmerman, Minn.; Brian Dufner of Hopkins, Minn.; and Mark Dufner of Grand Rapids. This was the last year in the tent for their parents and uncles' generation, including Duffy Dufner of Grand Rapids, Dennis Dufner of St. Joseph, Minn., and Charlie Dufner of Hendersonville, N.C.
Working toward a better deer herd
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 14, 2017
t9.14.17  Bob King -- A water protestor is taken away in handcuffs after he was freed from being chained to his car outside the entrance of Michel's, a contractor for Enbridge, in Superior Thursday morning. Canemilk locked himself to the bumper of his car; Douglas County Sheriff's workers took about two hours to cut through his locks and free him. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Enbridge pipeline protesters lock down site in Wisconsin
September 14, 2017 - 4:33pm
September 12, 2017
Gov Mark Dayton listens during a water quality town hall meeting at the Grand Ely Lodge in Ely Tuesday evening, Sept. 12. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Dayton's water-quality event draws Ely crowd
September 12, 2017 - 10:22pm
August 31, 2017
Antidepressants turning up in Great Lakes fish
August 31, 2017 - 9:06pm
August 27, 2017
Aaron Grosser, senior geotechnical engineer at Barr Engineering, talks about the plans to build dams for the PolyMet project near Hoyt Lakes, Minn. A dam would be built in the distance to raise the tailings basin on the right to the level of the former LTV Steel tailings basin on the left. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
The dam debate: PolyMet tailings basin dams are key point in upcoming permits
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
When mine dams fail: Two recent examples
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 25, 2017
Unions condemn pipeline protests: Protesters’ action stops Line 3 work again Friday
August 25, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 23, 2017
Enbridge CEO Al Monaco
Enbridge CEO: 'No assumptions' on Line 3 approval
August 23, 2017 - 11:46pm
August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 20, 2017
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 15, 2017
Another study finds earthworms hurting maple trees in Minnesota forests
August 15, 2017 - 9:08pm
August 11, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
Hoeven: EPA administrator meetings in ND should have been open
August 11, 2017 - 9:36pm
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 3, 2017
Kevin Williams from the University of Minnesota Extension speaks at the Minnesota Bee Atlas Workshop, held Wednesday at Bemidji State University. (Joe Bowen | Bemidji Pioneer)
'Bee Atlas' aims to promote healthy bee populations
August 3, 2017 - 10:25am
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