Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

science and nature

January 16, 2018
Pump failure causes huge saltwater spill in northern ND, but dikes hold
11 hours 7 min ago
Produced water spill at UND research center leaks 6,300 gallons in western ND
11 hours 57 min ago
January 15, 2018
Kyle Kline greets the sunrise on a frigid Saturday morning as he hunts for coyotes. Iain Woessner / Forum News Service
Hunters brave winter wilderness to hunt coyotes
January 15, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 12, 2018
ND hospital restricts visitors due to flu virus
January 12, 2018 - 2:57pm
January 11, 2018
Brian Misialek with his children, Alana and Logan Allan, and his wife, Debbie, in a recent family photo. (Submitted)
Minto, N.D., man dies of extremely rare brain disease
January 11, 2018 - 7:00am
January 9, 2018
An artist's rendering of the St. Paul ice palace.  Submitted drawing
Work begins on St. Paul ice palace
January 9, 2018 - 8:35pm
January 5, 2018
A new book asks: How long does a dachshund's body really need to be?
January 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
January 4, 2018
Betsy and Dexter Perkins check out progress on their 'LEED platinum-rated' house under construction in south Grand Forks. They expect to be energy independent and will have the only platinum-rated house in North Dakota. (Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Grand Forks couple plans state's greenest home
January 4, 2018 - 5:43pm
January 3, 2018
Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Committee member Scott Walz takes an auger to drill a hole through the ice on Little Detroit Lake, testing its depth in anticipation of next week's ice harvest. Submitted photo
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
An Eastern brown snake via Flickr user Takver. CC BY-SA 2.0
Australian children found dozens of eggs in a sandpit, and the contents were alarming
January 3, 2018 - 7:20am
January 2, 2018
Phoreiobothrium jahki, a tapeworm that Janine Caira calls "eye candy." A dentist bought the naming rights to this species for $3,000. Photo by Janine Caira, colorized by Kirsten Jensen
Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites - and this scientist loves them
January 2, 2018 - 7:51pm
December 29, 2017
Mountain lion hunting season closes in western ND
December 29, 2017 - 12:47pm
December 26, 2017
Mary Horomanski's erroneous electric bill from Penelec. Photo courtesy of Mary Horomanski.
Woman gets $284 billion electric bill, wonders whether it's her Christmas lights
December 26, 2017 - 11:05am
Administrator Scott Pruitt is seen in his office at the Environmental Protection Agency. Photo courtesy of Ricky Carioti.
Under Scott Pruitt, a year of tumult and transformation at EPA
December 26, 2017 - 10:00am
December 24, 2017
Kepler-90 is a 14th magnitude star in Draco near the border with Cygnus, a.k.a. the Northern Cross. Courtesy photo / Stellarium
Artificial intelligence helps nail 8-planet solar system like our own
December 24, 2017 - 11:53am
randomness