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Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge
Twins emphasis on nutrition goes down to farm club level
Minnesota teacher's lawsuit over high school assault dismissed
Minnesota man found guilty in attempt to kill his ex-wife at work
UPDATE: Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Live music for all tastes coming up this weekend
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Marilyn Hagerty: Graduation parties mark time of moving on
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
One more racing honor
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Theodore C. Jorde
Margaret "Maggie" Johanson
Fishing report: Cool, windy weather makes for tougher fishing in many areas
Boathouse on the Red opens for the season Saturday
Watch: Narcisse snake dens make for a slithery spectacle
Dick Hatt walleye
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS: DOUG LEIER/ North Dakota's prairie wetlands also benefit shorebird species
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Port: In defense of the smoky back room
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
McFeely: The Hamid Shirvani disaster tour continues
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum and the Land Board need to get in control of their bureaucrats
Four Generations of the
May 17, 2017
Plastic piling up in Arctic Ocean
Plastic trash is now so ubiquitous that researchers have found hundreds of tons of it floating in the Arctic Ocean. It may not sound like much,...
May 17, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Livestock advocates in the Upper Great Plains say it's too soon to know how a District of Columbia ruling that sided...
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
March 18, 2017
Outside Camp Ripley, pine trees and prairie stand sentinel
CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. — Two years ago, Minnesota lawmakers jump started efforts to keep the area around Minnesota's main military base green and...
March 18, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 5, 2017
Letter: Buffer-strip law protects clean-water rights
I have a different opinion of Minnesota's buffer-strip law than Mike Van Horn ("Buffer-strip law is 'unconstitutional land grab'," letter, Page A4, Feb 28). I feel the law is needed and long overdue. Van Horn says the law is more about control than about soil erosion. He's right....
March 5, 2017 - 7:20am
December 7, 2016
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
MINNEAPOLIS—Over the past decade, environmentalists have worried about the effect of microbeads, those tiny bits of plastic in facial scrubs...
December 7, 2016 - 10:22pm
November 26, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Legislature by the numbers
ST. PAUL—The Nov. 8 election was unpredictable and the 2017 Minnesota Legislature likely will be, too. GOP candidates took many by surprise,...
November 26, 2016 - 8:19am
November 21, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies...
November 21, 2016 - 3:10pm
June 10, 2016
U.S. Court of Appeals allows continued onsite storage of radioactive material on Prairie Island
RED WING, Minn. -- The Prairie Island Indian Community has been disappointed yet again in its members’ quest to rid the island of spent nuclear fuel as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has upheld a 2014 ruling allowing the continual onsite storage of...
June 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
June 9, 2016
Friday Minnesota pollution alert issued
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency warns that Friday air pollution will be dangerous for Minnesotans in the west, central and...
June 9, 2016 - 6:45pm
May 13, 2016
Oil spill affects slough in Mountrail County
PARSHALL, N.D. – State health officials are monitoring the cleanup of 10 barrels, or 420 gallons, of oil that spilled Thursday and affected...
May 13, 2016 - 5:45pm
May 12, 2016
Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar to pay $1.5 million for pollution violations
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the federal Environmental Protection Agency have reached a settlement with the Southern...
News/crime and courts
May 12, 2016 - 4:54pm
May 6, 2016
Special camera puts gas emissions in clearer focus
WILLISTON, N.D. – Gas emissions from the Bakken are having a global impact on the atmosphere, a recent study found, but health regulators...
May 6, 2016 - 9:59pm
Court-ordered environmental do-over underway for Enbridge Sandpiper, Line 3 projects
CARLTON, Minn. -- A court-ordered do-over of Enbridge Energy's Sandpiper pipeline environmental review, now paired with the company's Line...
May 6, 2016 - 8:45pm
April 29, 2016
Iowa rejects calls to reconsider pipeline
DES MOINES — State regulators on Thursday rejected an environmental group and several landowners’ requests for a rehearing or reconsideration of an interstate crude oil pipeline through Iowa. But the Iowa Utilities Board still plans to probe whether a Texas pipeline developer...
April 29, 2016 - 6:45pm
April 22, 2016
Little bite to environmental law enforcement in North Dakota compared to rest of nation
FARGO -- Government regulators have some powerful tools at their disposal to crack down on violators of environmental laws, namely fines,...
April 22, 2016 - 6:15am