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June 23, 2017
This silver carp was caught in the Illinois Waterway on June 22, 2017, below the T.J. O'Brien Lock and Dam -- but above electric barriers intended to stop the spread of the invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Illinois Department of Natural Resources)
Invasive carp found 9 miles from Lake Michigan
23 hours 35 min ago
June 22, 2017
U.S. Reps. Tom Emmer and Rick Nolan of Minnesota were joined at a Mountain Iron press conference Monday by Arkansas Rep. Bruce Westerman and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar. Sportsmen's groups are battling back against Nolan's effort to seek Republican help in Congress to overturn a federal mining moratorium near the BWCAW. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near BWCAW
June 22, 2017 - 4:50pm
June 21, 2017
This invasive silver carp was caught in the Illinois River in 2007.  (Marlin Levison / Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Congress wants Great Lakes carp protection plan released
June 21, 2017 - 5:44pm
June 19, 2017
Artist's concept depicts an itsy bitsy planetary system -- so compact, in fact, that it's more like Jupiter and its moons than a star and its planets. Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler mission and ground-based telescopes recently confirmed that the system, called KOI-961, hosts the three smallest exoplanets known so far to orbit a star other than our sun.  NASA-JPL-Caltech
NASA finds 10 new potentially habitable 'Earth-like' worlds
June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Rick Perry just denied that humans are the main cause of climate change
June 19, 2017 - 4:32pm
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the New England Aquarium to hear the merits of a monument offshore of Massachusetts, part of his National Monuments review process, in Boston, Mass., June 16, 2017.  Brian Snyder / Reuters
Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a "dominant" oil power
June 19, 2017 - 3:46pm
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool cleaned and refilled after duckling deaths
June 19, 2017 - 3:06pm
June 15, 2017
Unreclaimed land lies west of St. Anthony, N.D., exposed to water and wind erosion. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Federal judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access pipeline
June 15, 2017 - 9:15am
Diakont, a San Diego company, is making a name for itself by using robots to inspect oil and natural gas pipelines. Here, the pipeline robot is testing. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
Robots roll out to help stop oil spills
June 15, 2017 - 5:30am
June 13, 2017
The city's plan to shorten the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad, and lengthen the Western Waterfront Trail, is currently in a public comment period. (file / News Tribune)
Residents criticize, support waterfront trail plan
June 13, 2017 - 9:50pm
A crew works in a 10-foot hole along Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline near Bemidji last September. The pipeline had external corrosion and was being repaired with a "sleeve." (Bemidji Pioneer file photo)
Study: Enbridge pipeline will temporarily support thousands of jobs
June 13, 2017 - 4:43pm
June 12, 2017
Plan would extend trail, shorten railroad in western Duluth
June 12, 2017 - 8:18pm
Bayfield County to defend CAFO ordinance in court
June 12, 2017 - 6:31pm
Despite state ban on plastic bag bans, Goodwill-Easter Seals drops plastic bags
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
June 11, 2017
Emerald ash borer beetle. (file / News Tribune)
Wasps may ward off emerald ash borers in Duluth's Hartley Park
June 11, 2017 - 8:45pm