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September 21, 2018
Final Missouri River study to be presented next week
September 21, 2018 - 8:04pm
September 16, 2018
Washington County water-cleaning projects won't start until 2020
September 16, 2018 - 5:27pm
September 2, 2018
Students from the South Washington County School District 833 (Woodbury, East Ridge, Park and Next Step Transition) sort seemingly endless bags of recycled plastic into 20 foot dumpsters as a part of the State Fair Recycling Project at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Saturday, Sept 1. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Trash talk: Recycling at State Fair isn’t as easy as it sounds, but growing
September 2, 2018 - 7:05pm
August 20, 2018
The S.S. William A. Irvin has sat in Minnesota Slip since 1986. Plans call for moving the ship in September or October in order to move forward with cleaning the slip. The Irvin will also undergo repairs to its hull while in dry dock. 2018 file / News Tribune
With 14 inches to spare, Irvin will be squeezed through Duluth bridge
August 20, 2018 - 11:42am
August 9, 2018
The site of the Davis Refinery, pictured on July 31, 2018, is southwest of Belfield, N.D.. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Meridian Energy seeks dismissal of PSC complaint
August 9, 2018 - 7:53pm
July 28, 2018
A sign at Cameron Park warns visitors that their watercraft may be inspected for invasive species before entering Lake Bemidji. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
July 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 23, 2018
Mark Nisbet of Xcel Energy stands Monday, July 16, 2018, at the site of an old gasification plant near downtown Fargo that is being cleaned up.
 Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
The smell of an industrial past: Cleanup of polluted soil at downtown Fargo site unleashes odor, brings safety measures
July 23, 2018 - 6:05am
July 22, 2018
Jay Obrigewitch shows where a proposed bridge on the Short Ranch in Billings County would cross the Little Missouri River. Obrigewitch, who lives on the ranch with his wife and son, has leased the land since 1987. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Family opposes bridge through Badlands ranch: Public hearings set this week for Little Missouri River crossing
July 22, 2018 - 5:00am
July 14, 2018
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 6, 2018
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 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
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
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