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Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
4 hours 34 sec ago
July 14, 2018
Copyright 2018 Federico Rios Escobar/The New York Times
Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart
July 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
July 12, 2018
VanBeek's wife Kay confirmed that there was an encounter with a bear, but preferred at this time not to give many more details, saying that the county was releasing information on the incident. In mourning the loss of her husband, she did not want to expand much except to say there were no cubs and he was not mauled. Photo Illustration
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2018
The sun sets on Lake Superior in Grand Marais earlier this year. Nearly nine in 10 residents supporting paying to protect and revitalize the great lakes, according to a recent poll. file / News Tribune
Residents say Great Lakes worth paying to protect
July 10, 2018 - 2:55pm
July 7, 2018
Lake Superior muddied waters, caused by a series of heavy rainstorms and river erosion are clearly visible on this satellite image taken Thursday evening. MODIS satellite imagery courtesy NOAA
'Chocolate milk' in Lake Superior spurred by erosion
July 7, 2018 - 7:41pm
The I-94 bridge over the Mississippi River from the Franklin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 3. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Army Corps project would reshape Mississippi River in Twin Cities
July 7, 2018 - 2:47pm
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 6, 2018
Efforts were underway Friday morning to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is impeding boat traffic through the channel between Games Lake and Norway Lake. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
July 5, 2018
A fisherman hopes to make a catch in Lake Superior at the mouth of the Lester River in 2015.  File / News Tribune
Lake Superior inching back toward normal
July 5, 2018 - 4:04pm
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Northfield sewage leak causes downstream warning in Cannon River
July 3, 2018 - 6:23pm
July 2, 2018
Tawny Nurse Shark / Wikimedia Commons
Shocking video shows Australian woman being pulled into water after hand-feeding shark
July 2, 2018 - 11:31am
July 1, 2018
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 28, 2018
Megan Kavanagh and Mike Azjac, co-owners of The Marine Landing B.O.T.M., on the St. Croix River last week had to close their restaurant  due to the river’s rising waters. (Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press)
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm