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September 1, 2018
Bakken oilfield infrastructure   Forum News Service file photo
Oilfield companies find real estate market tightening up in Bakken
September 1, 2018 - 8:13am
This pumpjack is clearly out of use, and yet this well hasn't been reclaimed in decades. Iain Woessner / Forum News Service
As oil wells sit idle for years and land unusable, ND landowners seek action
September 1, 2018 - 7:37am
August 31, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Judge halts first grizzly hunts in decades two days before their start
August 31, 2018 - 8:19am
August 30, 2018
Maplewood State Park main scenic trail undergoing construction
August 30, 2018 - 5:02pm
Starry stonewort invasive algae. Forum News Service file photo
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
The U.S. EPA and U.S. Steel Corp. have reached a $75 million deal to clean up the St. Louis River, shown in this photo with Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood in the upper left corner. Forum News Service file photo]
$75 million river cleanup planned off Duluth steel mill site
August 29, 2018 - 7:02pm
The wayward roseate spoonbill is pictured Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington. (Isaac Hosch/ Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union)
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 27, 2018
Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Mississippi River, just downstream of the Ford Parkway bridge between St. Paul, right, and Minneapolis, as seen April 11. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota, rowing clubs worried about proposal to remove dams from Mississippi River
August 27, 2018 - 5:56pm
August 25, 2018
Ned Kruger, left, and Levi Moxness, of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Geological Survey, collect sand samples from state land in Billings County. Courtesy of the North Dakota Geological Survey
Geologists study ND sand for use in fracking
August 25, 2018 - 5:46pm
August 23, 2018
Nation’s first fixed dental clinic at VA home opens in Minneapolis
August 23, 2018 - 3:05pm
August 18, 2018
Steam rises from cooling towers at the American Electric Power Co. coal-fired power plant in Winfield, W.Va., on July 18. Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
August 18, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 17, 2018
Small earthquake brings 'slight shake and rumble' to Northern Virginia
August 17, 2018 - 10:46am
August 15, 2018
Leo Kuntz, right, and his brother Frank were instrumental in saving Nokota horses, which were named the North Dakota honorary equine in 1993. Photo special to The Forum
North Dakota Nokota horse breeder dies unexpectedly, leaving herd of 200 in jeopardy
August 15, 2018 - 8:57pm
August 14, 2018
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Pre-pile season is underway across the region
August 14, 2018 - 7:07pm
August 12, 2018
Tahlequah pushes her dead calf on the second day of her long, sad journey. Ken Balcomb, Center for Whale Research
Orca abandons body of her dead calf after a heartbreaking, weeks-long journey
August 12, 2018 - 2:04pm
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