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April 16, 2019
Invasive silver carp. Courtesy Minnesota DNR
DNR confirms invasive silver carp on St. Croix River near Prescott
April 16, 2019 - 8:33am
February 7, 2019
Traces of the emerald ash borer were found on this tree after bark was removed. File photo
What does extreme cold mean for the emerald ash borer?
February 7, 2019 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
August 24, 2018
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Isabelle
August 24, 2018 - 9:16am
August 8, 2018
Report: States can do more to fight cancer
August 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
July 6, 2018
UPDATE: Sewage dump temporarily closes Byllesby Beach; warning extended to 2 p.m. Friday, July 6
July 6, 2018 - 4:17pm
February 16, 2018
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
November 30, 2017
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Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people.
November 30, 2017 - 8:51am
August 17, 2017
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
August 17, 2017 - 9:27am
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
August 17, 2017 - 9:27am