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September 11, 2018
A bald eagle landed at the top of an aerial fire truck’s extended ladder and basket as Andover firefighters observed the anniversary at the Main Street overpass at U.S. 10.
Bald eagle lands on top of Andover fire truck’s aerial during 9/11 commemoration
September 11, 2018 - 8:42pm
Scientists discover three new sea creatures in depths of the Pacific Ocean
September 11, 2018 - 4:34pm
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 7, 2018
Jocelyn Bell Burnell today. MUST CREDIT: photo courtesy of the Breakthrough Foundation.
She made the discovery but a man got the Nobel. A half-century later, she's won a $3 million prize.
September 7, 2018 - 7:41am
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 1, 2018
Bakken oilfield infrastructure   Forum News Service file photo
Oilfield companies find real estate market tightening up in Bakken
September 1, 2018 - 8:13am
This pumpjack is clearly out of use, and yet this well hasn't been reclaimed in decades. Iain Woessner / Forum News Service
As oil wells sit idle for years and land unusable, ND landowners seek action
September 1, 2018 - 7:37am
August 31, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Judge halts first grizzly hunts in decades two days before their start
August 31, 2018 - 8:19am
August 30, 2018
Maplewood State Park main scenic trail undergoing construction
August 30, 2018 - 5:02pm
Starry stonewort invasive algae. Forum News Service file photo
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 29, 2018
The U.S. EPA and U.S. Steel Corp. have reached a $75 million deal to clean up the St. Louis River, shown in this photo with Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood in the upper left corner. Forum News Service file photo]
$75 million river cleanup planned off Duluth steel mill site
August 29, 2018 - 7:02pm
The wayward roseate spoonbill is pictured Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Bloomington. (Isaac Hosch/ Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union)
Hey, that's no loon! Subtropical bird spotted in Minnesota for first time
August 29, 2018 - 4:17pm
August 27, 2018
Lock and Dam No. 1 on the Mississippi River, just downstream of the Ford Parkway bridge between St. Paul, right, and Minneapolis, as seen April 11. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota, rowing clubs worried about proposal to remove dams from Mississippi River
August 27, 2018 - 5:56pm
August 25, 2018
Ned Kruger, left, and Levi Moxness, of the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Geological Survey, collect sand samples from state land in Billings County. Courtesy of the North Dakota Geological Survey
Geologists study ND sand for use in fracking
August 25, 2018 - 5:46pm
August 23, 2018
Nation’s first fixed dental clinic at VA home opens in Minneapolis
August 23, 2018 - 3:05pm