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September 24, 2018
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Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in East Coast
9 hours 50 min ago
Minnesota’s wolf population numbers remained stable last winter, the state Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. Forum News Service file photo
DNR: Minnesota wolf population is stable, but survey shows range expanding
14 hours 46 min ago
September 23, 2018
Scientists identify four personality types
September 23, 2018 - 7:30am
September 21, 2018
Isle Royale's wolf population is down to two, shown here in this 2017 photo, spurring efforts to relocate several wolves from other areas to the Lake Superior island. The first wolves could be moved from Minnesota and Michigan in coming days. Courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
September 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 20, 2018
A close up look at part of the soil of the bog that made its home in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center on North Long Lake in 2017. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Another bog floats across North Long Lake
September 20, 2018 - 5:00am
September 19, 2018
Courtney Blinn, right, shows off a hiking shoe damaged by a bear in Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Blinn and Damon Pautzke, left, had to run from the bear. Forum News Serviceplay button
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
September 18, 2018
SWCD offers free forest management seminar for landowners
September 18, 2018 - 9:30am
September 17, 2018
Elon Musk, chief executive officer for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), pauses while speaking during the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 27, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
September 17, 2018 - 9:37pm
Birds that spend their winter in the continental U.S., like this dark-eyed junco, have a poorer rate of return to their summer grounds than birds that winter in the tropics, according to a new study. Courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
Open house on water quality study Wednesday in Aitkin
September 17, 2018 - 4:30am
September 15, 2018
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Angler surveys show walleye overage can be paid back on Lake Mille Lacs
September 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 14, 2018
Turf management workshop offers tips to save money, time
September 14, 2018 - 10:30am
September 12, 2018
Woman not exposed to dead rabid bats
September 12, 2018 - 8:04pm
A panoramic image of Blombos Cave in South Africa. Magnus Haaland
Archaeologists just found the oldest drawing. It's a 70,000-year-old hashtag.
September 12, 2018 - 4:32pm
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm