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November 10, 2017
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
July 14, 2017
Dakota Electric employees Mike Fosse and Jane Siebenaler join David Ranallo and Christov Churchward of Great River Energy and Bill and Mike Forbord of Schmitty & Sons in unveiling Minnesota's first electric school bus. They unveiled the eLion Friday, July 7, 2017, in Lakeville. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia Contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
July 12, 2017
Emily Du Houx (left) and Morgan Rogers docked their hand-built boat, the Michi Zeebee, in Hastings before continuing on their two-month journey to New Orleans. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
The Voyage of the Michi Zeebee
July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
May 9, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Aboveground tanks and a concrete pad were placed over a hidden underground fuel tank at Fitzgerald Excavating and Trucking in Goodhue. Courtesy of MPCA
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
The Minnesota House debates a transportation funding bill on Friday, March 31, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee meets Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Senate and House budget committees are wrapping up work on a two-year state budget. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 12, 2017
Rich Staffon
A helping hand for ducks
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota state Sens. Mark Johnson of  East Grand Forks, left, and Justine Eichorn of Grand Rapids discuss issues before a Tuesday, March 7, 2017, committee meeting in which the use of plastic bags was a main topic. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 11, 2017
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday said it has granted Endangered Species Act protection to the rusty patched bumble bee, a native species of Minnesota and Wisconsin that has been declining rapidly in recent years. Courtesy of the Xerces Society
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
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