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North Dakota coal plant to upgrade transmission system that carries power to 500,000 people
UPDATE: Pilot killed in plane crash into Missouri River
Grand Forks Library Action Committee shares short-term, long-term solutions
'It could have saved lives': Family friend blames 3 deaths on lack of highway barrier
Trump says he accepts US intelligence on Russian interference in election but denies collusion
crime and courts
Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
As a pregnant teen, I felt like a failure. But then I realized failure wasn't an option.
:), it's World Emoji Day
Want to raise empathetic kids? Try spending time in nature.
Ann Bailey: Hard work a way of life for hay-baler
Marilyn Hagerty: Milestones of summer mark time's passage
Home run record set as AL tops NL in All-Star Game
Twins' Jose Berrios at the All-Star Game: 'I'm here, I'm so happy'
Minnesota native gymnast who was first to speak up about Nasser sex abuse to be honored
Three Lynx named to WNBA All-Star team
Roseau’s Kacie Borowicz commits to UND women’s basketball
Mary M. Nelles
Faithlyn Abigayle VanBruggen
Doloria L. Dusek
Sandra J. "Sandy" Kasprick
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Cats Incredible organizers seek more teams for annual East Grand Forks event
A beary long day: Bear lowered from tree but it is unclear if animal will survive
Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Commentary: Bizarro world: Democratic Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp uses self-described Trump voter to defend her record on border security
Commentary: The reported local cost of President Donald Trump’s visit to Fargo was inflated, actually 'closer to $10,000'
Letter: Moving toward a greater America
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July 14, 2018
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
Craig Graffius started EcoGlass Straws 12 years ago with three decades of glass-making experience and his vision for an alternative to the ubiquitous...
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 11, 2018
Lake Sakakawea begins to drop
RIVERDALE, N.D. – Extensive runoff from a combination of melting mountain snowpack and rainfall over the Missouri River drainage caused a rush of water to enter Lake Sakakawea the past several weeks. The surge pushed the level of Lake Sakakawea to less than a foot from spilling....
July 11, 2018 - 4:52pm
July 6, 2018
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
WILLMAR, Minn.—Efforts were underway Friday morning, July 6, to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is currently...
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
July 3, 2018
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The Fourth of July fireworks display near the Pavillion on the shore of Detroit Lake draws throngs of spectators...
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
June 28, 2018
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 22, 2018
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
Last fall, the CEO of San Francisco-based Dignity Health received an email out of the blue. It was from a 16-year-old Girl Scout named Shelby...
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
Public health officials and business leaders like Bill Gates have long warned that the world is not ready for the next pandemic. Now an initiative...
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
Monarch butterflies' migration is part relay race, part obstacle course - and full of danger
Life is hard for the modern American butterfly. Monarch butterflies, the iconic American insect, are declining in North America, and scientists...
June 22, 2018 - 5:05am
June 21, 2018
Northern Minnesota businesses sue Dept. of Interior over mineral leases
DULUTH—A group of businesses is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over its decision to reinstate Twin Metals' mineral leases. In a lawsuit filed Thursday morning, June 21, nine northern Minnesota businesses — mostly canoe outfitters — claim Twin Metals' proposed...
June 21, 2018 - 6:16pm
June 20, 2018
13 bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.
The 13 bald eagles were found lifeless on a Maryland farm more than two years ago, many with wings splayed, bodies intact, and talons clenched....
June 20, 2018 - 12:41pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
ST. PAUL—Commissioners deciding whether to approve a proposed 340-mile oil pipeline across the state of Minnesota expressed frustration during a second day of hearings in St. Paul Tuesday.
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
June 17, 2018
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
DULUTH—By the end of the month, the fate of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline should finally be known. After years of technical...
June 17, 2018 - 7:30am
June 12, 2018
With help, Moorhead business aims to be 'the most sustainable little malt plant in the world'
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation has been providing safe, cost-saving alternatives for environmental sustainability...
June 12, 2018 - 10:26am
June 11, 2018
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
Less than two weeks after a pilot whale died off Thailand with 80 plastic bags in its stomach, three major companies - SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal...
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
June 9, 2018
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
BISMARCK — A North Dakota wind project that raised concerns with wildlife officials about impacts to habitat is moving forward this summer after the developer made a $557,000 payment to Ducks Unlimited. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department wrote in comments to state utility...
June 9, 2018 - 8:35pm