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June 12, 2018
Oil pipeline work in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Sensors to monitor oil, brine gathering lines coming to ND
June 12, 2018 - 7:19pm
Neil Armstrong gave her a vial of moon dust, she says. She's suing so NASA won't take it.
June 12, 2018 - 12:38pm
Rick Swenson of Underwood, Minn., paddles down the Red River in a giant pumpkin Oct. 15, 2016 as he attempts to set the Guinness World Record for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. Swenson paddled to Oslo, Minn., a distance of about 26 river miles, and received notification Tuesday morning from Guinness that he is the official record holder for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
The Great Pumpkin Paddler: Fergus Falls-area man sets Guinness world record with pumpkin-paddling voyage from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn.
June 12, 2018 - 11:47am
June 11, 2018
A customer who skipped the lid but not the straw -- she said she usually carries a glass straw -- at Cafe Grumpy, in New York, May 9, 2018. In many quarters, the ubiquitous plastic straw has suddenly become a pariah for the harm it can do to the environment, and some cities, including Seattle and Malibu, Calif. (Stephen Speranza/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
June 10, 2018
A bevy of boats maneuvers a piece of bog away from the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center beach Sunday, June 10, on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
'We did it! '- Volunteers finally move troublesome bog on North Long Lake
June 10, 2018 - 10:01pm
June 8, 2018
A bog that floated in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center during the winter has forced the cancellation of the American Legion’s summer sessions for campers on the Legionville beach.play button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 7, 2018
Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend June 8-10 in Minnesota
June 7, 2018 - 9:20pm
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
Minnesota state parks to offer free admission on Saturday
June 7, 2018 - 4:45pm
Dragonfly. Stock image
Is the dragonfly deluge normal or cause for concern?
June 7, 2018 - 3:37pm
June 6, 2018
 Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows through the Malama-Ki Forest Reserve as it approaches Kapoho-Kalapana Road on Hawaii’s Big Island, Pahoa, Hawaii.. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 5, 2018
t5.31.18 Bob King -- 060118.N.DNT.LAKEWALKc1 -- The City of Duluth plans to fix this section of the Lakewalk in Canal Park — seen here on Thursday morning — that was destroyed during the last fall's big storm. Repairs could start as early as October. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Duluth Lakewalk restoration has $9 million price tag
June 5, 2018 - 7:56am
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
June 2, 2018
"Backwaters are my natural habitat," said Greg Seitz on the backwaters of the St. Croix River near Scandia and Marine on St. Croix on Friday, June 1, 2018. Seitz has paddled nearly every inch of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and plans to check his last 20 miles off this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of the riverway.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway celebrates 50 years
June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 1, 2018
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Minnesota. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota woman being treated after handling rabid bat
June 1, 2018 - 10:21pm
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