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Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Moorhead apartment, police say
Georgia man sentenced to 40 years for boiling water attack on same-sex couple
Two children identified in ND construction zone crash, driver dies as result of injuries
Netflix drug drama 'Narcos' returns for second series
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
crime and courts
U.S. goalie Hope Solo suspended for 6 months for 'cowards' comment
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Troubled Gophers wrestling coach is unlikely to keep his job
UND ATHLETICS: Kennedy wants budget recommendations by Nov. 1
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
MOVIE LIST: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Hands of Stone,' 'Mechanic Resurrection'
MARILYN HAGERTY: Burgers are a favorite of regular Boardwalk customers
CHEF JESS: Be a pickle pro
Health Matters: Try to avoid high usage of supplements such as omega-3
BOOKNOTES: 'The Value of the Moon,' 'Slick Water,' 'Maple Syrup'
life & style
Lucille N. Young
Robert J. "Bob" Johnson
Virginia E. Barta
What would you do to land a big fish? Watch this fly fisherman dive into the water
Shadae Quient catfish
Ethan Loeks walleye
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Is it legal to use drones as a tool for hunting in North Dakota or Minnesota?
Trail pays tribute to a friend
LETTER: Pipeline protest, road-sign change part of same struggle
LETTER: Pipeline funnels huge volume of dollars to North Dakota
DAVID WILLIAMS: New federal smog rule clouds Grand Forks-area growth
OUR OPINION: UND's 'ombuds' already has taken sides
OUR OPINION: Violence, intimidation mar pipeline protest
July 13, 2013
Lake Minnetonka locals reflect on effects of invasive species
ST. PAUL -- The year was 1981, and Dave Runkle had just moved into his Carman Bay lakeshore property along Lake Minnetonka in the St. Paul area. The home was perfect, he said, and the waterfront access onto the lake was clear and pristine. Nearly 30 years later, Runkle said the shore...
July 13, 2013 - 11:52pm
Protecting Leech Lake is top priority
WALKER, Minn. -- In 2004, Eurasian water milfoil was discovered in harbors on the southern shoreline of Leech Lake. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials spot-treated those locations with herbicides in an attempt to contain the invasive plant, and the treatments probably...
July 13, 2013 - 11:46pm
Lakes dealing with invasive species work to continue educating public
BENA, Minn. -- Pat Rooney stands along the shore of his harbor and looks across the water, noting all the areas susceptible to a zebra mussel...
July 13, 2013 - 11:42pm
July 7, 2013
Taking AIM at AIS: Invasive species are on the doorstep in Bemidji
July 7, 2013 - 6:00am
February 28, 2013
Electric Asian carp barrier clears Minnesota legislative committee
ST. PAUL -- State legislators are moving ahead with plans to build an electric barrier in the Mississippi River to stop the spread of Asian carp. A bill instructing the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to contract for design work on an electric barrier at Lock and Dam No....
February 28, 2013 - 1:35am
February 20, 2013
Carp fighters hook invasion solutions in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans fighting Asian carp think they may have temporary and permanent ways to slow the advance of the voracious eater. Organizations...
February 20, 2013 - 4:23pm
February 5, 2013
OUR OPINION: No time to waste on Asian carp
"Carp creep," it's called: The first slide in the U.S. Geological Survey's tracking map shows the situation in 1975. Two red dots show the presence...
February 5, 2013 - 9:09pm
January 15, 2013
Asian carp barrier: disco, electric or lock-out?
January 15, 2013 - 9:59pm
June 30, 2012
Boaters beware: Minnesota fines double for aquatic species
The fine for forgetting to pull your drain plug at a boat landing, allowing a zebra mussel into your boat or leaving weeds hanging on your trailer will double starting Sunday across Minnesota to as much as $500. The move was set by the Minnesota Legislature last year and Department...
June 30, 2012 - 8:27pm
April 8, 2012
War over invasive species prevention spills into Minnesota courts
MINNEAPOLIS -- The ice went out on Christmas Lake in late March, and soon a new gate will go up at its only public boat ramp, signaling the start...
April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Minnesota Senate passes bill to set up invasive species research center
ST. PAUL The Minnesota Senate voted unanimously Thursday for a Legacy bill that would funnel $1.8 million to the University of Minnesota to set up an aquatic invasive species research center. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, contains outdoors habitat...
March 23, 2012 - 8:25am
March 12, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers agreeing on limiting invasive species in waters
ST. PAUL From electric barriers to a proposed research center at the University of Minnesota, aquatic-invader legislation is gaining traction at the state Capitol. Millions of state dollars are almost certain to follow. More than a dozen bills have been introduced so far this session...
March 12, 2012 - 9:20am
January 27, 2012
COMMENTARY: Invasive species hit Minnesota politics
ST. PAUL Some of the smallest thinking that occurred in Minnesota on Thursday took place in a tucked-away hearing room at the Capitol. The subject was aquatic invasive species, particularly Asian carp.
January 27, 2012 - 9:36am
January 7, 2012
Minnesota vows to get tough on invasive species
ST. PAUL Minnesota plans to crack down on boaters, anglers and waterfront landowners who transport non-native invasive species among the state's...
January 7, 2012 - 12:01am
December 8, 2011
Evidence of Asian carp found in Mississippi River north of Twin Cities
December 8, 2011 - 3:35pm