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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
Cities scramble to rewrite rules on recycling after China restricts ‘foreign garbage’
July 3, 2018 - 1:47pm
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the oil refinery in Superior and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Judge: Superior natural gas plant not needed
July 2, 2018 - 9:25pm
June 28, 2018
Nolan Berglund, a Native American high school student sits in attendance with a headband that reads "resist," as Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth listens in the background. The Public Utilities Commission has made a decision to approve a new Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii / rtsong-taatarii@startribune.com)
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
June 28, 2018 - 8:28pm
Twin Metals wants in on lawsuits
June 28, 2018 - 2:25pm
June 27, 2018
An aerial view of the Pastoret Terrace in Duluth. (News Tribune file photo)
Last call for the Kozy? Duluth may demo former bar, but first an assessment
June 27, 2018 - 9:43pm
Mike Samich looks for signs of life among the 21 cedar trees that border his front yard off Woodland Avenue. Wednesday morning. His and many other evergreen trees are suffering from die-off after a dry and windy April.  Experts suggest trimming any dead limbs of still-living trees and getting rid of any conifer that has more than 50 percent canopy or branches killed to avoid attracting bark beetles. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Dry, windy April killed conifers in Northland
June 27, 2018 - 7:18pm
June 22, 2018
Girl Scout Shelby O'Neil, 17, helped convince several companies to reduce their use of disposable plastic straws. MUST CREDIT: Shelby O'Neil
A Girl Scout wrote to companies with a heartfelt request. As a result, they cut down on millions of plastic straws.
June 22, 2018 - 11:50am
PreventEpidemics.org gives a score to each country based on its ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics. PreventEpidemics.org screenshot
How prepared is the world for next epidemic? Tool shows most countries are not.
June 22, 2018 - 10:01am
June 20, 2018
This bald eagle was one of 13 found dead on a farm near Federalsburg, Md., in 2016. Photo from Maryland Natural Resources Police.
13 bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.
June 20, 2018 - 12:41pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Line 3 options
June 19, 2018 - 8:22pm