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April 18, 2017
Train cars filled with taconite pellets wait their turn to be unloaded at the CN dock in Duluth last September. (News Tribune file photo)
Study says Northland mining industry jobs are worth more than tourism
April 18, 2017 - 4:34pm
The last two wolves on Isle Royale made it through the winter, but the 7-year-old female and 9-year-old male are believed too old to reproduce. National Park Service officials are moving to bring more wolves to the island. Photo courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Last two wolves hanging on at Isle Royale
April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
April 15, 2017
Kevin Bovee of the Lake Superior Steelhead Association describes the club's recent habitat improvement project along a portion of the upper Knife River northeast of Duluth. The project will prevent harmful erosion of a clay bank along the river. Bob King /
Shoring up a stream: Angling group spearheads project to benefit Knife River steelhead
April 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
April 13, 2017
A sign near the entrance to Minntac proclaims its status as the continent’s largest taconite facility. 2015 file / News Tribune
State: U.S. Steel stalled on pollution fix at Minntac
April 13, 2017 - 6:04pm
Take part in ‘City Nature Challenge’ this weekend
April 13, 2017 - 5:04pm
April 12, 2017
The vehicle barrier on the U.S.- Mexico border weaves around Saguaro cactus in the Sonoran desert on the Tohono O'odham reservation in Chukut Kuk, Arizona April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say
April 12, 2017 - 12:44pm
April 11, 2017
Virginia Public Utilities pays state pollution penalty
April 11, 2017 - 5:12pm
Heidi Kueller, LaCrosse FRO, dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River. (2009 file / Submitted photo for the News Tribune)
Senators ask Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 11:39am
April 5, 2017
Proposed tire-shredding plant back on track north of Cloquet
April 5, 2017 - 6:12pm
April 4, 2017
What’s in your fish?
April 4, 2017 - 5:14pm
April 3, 2017
The Enbridge Tower is pictured on Jasper Avenue in Edmonton. (2012 file / Reuters)
Enbridge Line 3 environmental review will be late
April 3, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 2, 2017
Outdoors Notes for April 2, 2017
April 2, 2017 - 2:37am
April 1, 2017
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls during the 2016 spring runoff on the Knife River. A new genetics study indicates that steelhead rainbow trout and Kamloops rainbow trout are interbreeding in North Shore streams. Sam Cook /
Study: Steelhead, Kamloops rainbows interbreeding on North Shore
April 1, 2017 - 8:09pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska explains a transportation fundingi bill he sponsors on March 31, 2017. With him is Rep. Linda Runbeck of Circle Pines. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
March 31, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 30, 2017
Tons of century-old wood waste was removed from Radio Tower Bay in the St. Louis River estuary in 2015 as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The program's funding was entirely cut in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2018. (file / News Tribune)
Republicans, Democrats in Congress demand Great Lakes funding
March 30, 2017 - 8:00pm