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July 6, 2018
Sakakawea to remain high as levels approach spillway
July 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
Efforts were underway Friday morning to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is impeding boat traffic through the channel between Games Lake and Norway Lake. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
July 5, 2018
Toxic blue-green algae could show up in ND early this year
July 5, 2018 - 3:46pm
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
July 2, 2018
Tawny Nurse Shark / Wikimedia Commons
Shocking video shows Australian woman being pulled into water after hand-feeding shark
July 2, 2018 - 11:31am
July 1, 2018
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Seattle becomes first major US city to ban straws
July 1, 2018 - 6:03pm
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 28, 2018
Megan Kavanagh and Mike Azjac, co-owners of The Marine Landing B.O.T.M., on the St. Croix River last week had to close their restaurant  due to the river’s rising waters. (Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press)
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 27, 2018
Citywide mosquito spray to be conducted Thursday in Greater Grand Forks
June 27, 2018 - 5:24pm
June 26, 2018
Emergency boating rules put in place on Missouri River
June 26, 2018 - 3:09pm
June 23, 2018
A line of Canada geese fly over a portion of the large nesting island at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge in western Stutsman County. The island plays host to North America's largest nesting colony of American white pelicans. Several other species of birds nest on the island. JJohn M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Pelican island: Birds nest at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
June 23, 2018 - 6:05am
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
Monarch butterfly. Ellen Woods, courtesy of Anurag Agrawal.
Monarch butterflies' migration is part relay race, part obstacle course - and full of danger
June 22, 2018 - 5:05am
June 21, 2018
A long-forgotten species of ape has been found buried in a 2,300-year-old tomb. CREDIT: Sam Turvey, ZSL.
This ancient Chinese tomb held a royal, her extinct ape - and a warning
June 21, 2018 - 4:23pm
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