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August 13, 2018
A large group of volunteers, including Doug Erickson of Lakewood Township, cut and pile Japanese knotweed in Fairmount Park Monday afternoon. The plant is an invasive species which has spread to many places in Duluth. Bob King /
Volunteers band together, root out invasive species in Duluth
August 13, 2018 - 7:05pm
August 9, 2018
Group backs pols critical of BWCAW-area copper mining
August 9, 2018 - 9:09pm
August 8, 2018
Groups challenge Line 3 environmental impact statement
August 8, 2018 - 9:33pm
Images of cladoceran Diaphanosoma fluviatile (left) and copepod Mesocyclops pehpeiensis (right).
Photos courtesy of Elizabeth Whitmore and Joseph Connolly, Cornell University
Two new invaders in Great Lakes
August 8, 2018 - 9:31pm
July 28, 2018
A sign at Cameron Park warns visitors that their watercraft may be inspected for invasive species before entering Lake Bemidji. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Water watchers: Inspectors look to educate boaters, anglers about aquatic invasive species
July 28, 2018 - 2:35pm
Surrounded by their flowers, Judy and Greg Bonovetz lovingly maintain several hundred types of flowers in their backyard gardens. Bob King /
A pollinator's paradise: Thousands of flowers delight the senses in Kenwood backyard
July 28, 2018 - 5:00am
July 26, 2018
MPCA fines Hibbing Taconite
July 26, 2018 - 8:33pm
July 24, 2018
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
PolyMet amendment dropped from bill
July 24, 2018 - 8:18pm
A tree on Eighth Street near 40th Avenue West has been marked as at risk from the emerald ash borer. Bob King /
Ash borer response spreads to West Duluth
July 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
July 23, 2018
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross poses for a photo in the White House Monday with Susan and Paul Schurke, owners of Wintergreen Northern Wear and Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge in Ely. The two displayed Wintergreen products at the Made in America event at the White House and had hoped tell President Donald Trump to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of Susan and Paul Schurke
Wintergreen owners featured at White House
July 23, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 18, 2018
The Indigo Girls headline Sunday's Water is Life Festival at Bayfront Festival Park.
Bayfront festival to oppose Line 3
July 18, 2018 - 7:10pm
July 14, 2018
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 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