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A gathering of machines: Robots converge on East Ridge High School for tournament
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
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Girls soccer: Raptors hope best play is ahead
East Metro All-Stars finish second at regional
Cross country: Wolfpack earn top-half finish in Anoka
St. Paul Johnson spoils Academy Force home opener
Girls' tennis: Raptors win home tournament
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
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August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 3, 2017
U.S. bird report shows progress
DULUTH — The future of golden-winged warblers in northern Minnesota forests, ringneck pheasants in farm country and sage grouse in the...
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 14, 2017
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners collaborated to roll out the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout and wagging...
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 4, 2017
Litter-free since 2015: Woodbury man is on a mission to keep parks clean
David Freeman is on a mission to keep the east metro litter free. Between his full-time job as a machinist and a part-time retail job, the 26-year-old...
May 4, 2017 - 9:26am
April 28, 2017
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
Hy-Vee hasn't even opened yet, but it was given Cottage Grove's sustainable city award along with the South Washington Watershed District.
April 28, 2017 - 3:05pm
Afton to create habitat for endangered bee species
The city of Afton plans create new habitats for an endangered bee species, amid concerns the city's downtown construction project could have...
April 28, 2017 - 11:25am
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to stop plastic bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7...
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm