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December 10, 2019
Greenland's ice losses have septupled and are now in line with its highest sea-level scenario, scientists say
The Greenland ice sheet's losses have accelerated so fast since the 1990s it is now shedding more than seven times as much ice each year, according...
December 10, 2019 - 1:15pm
December 8, 2019
Aggressive action in Minnesota slowing spread of tree-killing beetle
ST. PAUL — The state’s population of ash trees should have been ruined by now.Instead, the invasion of a tree-killing beetle has dramatically...
December 8, 2019 - 4:30pm
December 7, 2019
Wahpeton plagued by oppressive stink for weeks; officials still don't know exact cause
WAHPETON, N.D. — There's something lurking in eastern Richland County. You can't see it, nor can you hear it. But every once in a while, you...
December 7, 2019 - 11:27am
December 5, 2019
Student calls on University of Wisconsin-River Falls to take the LEED
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Plans call for a science and technology building at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to be state of the art. The...
December 5, 2019 - 4:42pm
December 4, 2019
A Manitoba man thought he'd put an injured dog in his back seat. It was a coyote
Eli Boroditsky was certain he'd hit someone's large, fluffy dog. The Manitoba, Canada, resident was on his way to work last week when a flash...
December 4, 2019 - 12:53pm
December 2, 2019
Minnesota State Christmas tree harvested from state forest
PINE COUNTY, Minn. -- Foresters from the Department of Natural Resources cut down the official state of Minnesota Christmas tree Monday, Dec....
December 2, 2019 - 4:08pm
November 29, 2019
Scientists find 'monster' black hole so big they didn't think it was possible
Before now, scientists did not think it was possible for a stellar black hole to have a mass larger than 20 times that of the sun, an approximation...
November 29, 2019 - 8:21pm
November 26, 2019
Lewis the koala dies days after dramatic rescue from Australian fire
As deadly bush fires ravage swaths of Australia, the tale of Lewis the koala offered a glimmer of good news. A grandmother of seven named Toni Doherty had spotted the confused critter dashing into the inferno last week, then in a dramatic moment that was captured on camera charged...
November 26, 2019 - 7:40pm
November 21, 2019
Duluth zoo mourns the loss of only tiger
DULUTH -- In the week after welcoming the surprise birth of an Angolan colobus monkey, the Lake Superior Zoo is now mourning the loss of its...
November 21, 2019 - 12:52pm
November 20, 2019
Moose on the loose draws police, onlookers in Bismarck
BISMARCK —- A moose wandered into town Wednesday morning, Nov. 20, drawing police and animal control officials to north Bismarck, along with...
November 20, 2019 - 6:26pm
How yesteryear's pollution affects Minnesota today
ST. PAUL — It can take years of work and millions of dollars for contaminated land and water sources in Minnesota to be declared safe.There...
November 20, 2019 - 10:00am
Amid environmental, farming clash, compromises hard to come by
SEBEKA, Minn. — The question looming over the standoff between concerns about the environment versus farming in the vulnerable Pinelands Sands...
November 20, 2019 - 7:20am
November 19, 2019
Three cows vanished during Hurricane Dorian. Months later, they've been found on an island miles from shore
The only way to get to Cape Lookout National Seashore, a 56-mile chain of undeveloped barrier islands in North Carolina's Outer Banks, is by...
November 19, 2019 - 7:44am
November 18, 2019
DNR’s eagle cam is back, and this time it’s wired for sound
This year’s couple is smart and ruggedly good-looking. The camera adores them. Each day, despite life’s high and lows, their relationship...
November 18, 2019 - 7:09am
November 17, 2019
Cutting back on the salt would help Minnesota's waterways, officials say
ST. PAUL — Minnesota needs to go on a low-salt diet. That’s the advice of the state Pollution Control Agency, which is trying to cut back...
November 17, 2019 - 10:00am