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June 18, 2018
Hydropower project along Missouri River for region takes first step
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Highway 2 through Superior, Wis., is covered by floodwaters from the overflowing Nemadji River Monday morning after heavy weekend rainstorms. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minnesota man among 2 who died in northwest Wisconsin storms
June 18, 2018 - 7:40pm
June 17, 2018
The Rev. Mark Strobel, Fargo, points out detail in a reproduction of the St. John’s Bible to Elva May Knudsen of Breckenridge, Minn. ‘This really was a project of love, both from the artists that were involved in this and the monastic community who commissioned it,’ he said. Frank Stanko / Wahpeton Daily News
Illuminated, handwritten Bible on display in Wahpeton
June 17, 2018 - 8:18am
President Pat Redig of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center in St. Paul and resident doctor Dana Franzen-Klein look at an X-ray of a young bald eagle which had a fish hook in the stomach, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Redig is retiring after 45 years of service. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Retired raptor center co-founder continues rehabilitating birds
June 17, 2018 - 7:15am
June 14, 2018
Cass County Vector Control tests 79 mosquitoes on Thursday, June 14. Though results came back negative for the West Nile virus, Director Ben Prather said people should assume it's here because positive results were found in the Twin Cities and Grand Forks. Special to The Forum
Despite negative mosquito testing, Vector Control says West Nile is omnipresent in Cass County
June 14, 2018 - 10:30pm
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it will try once again to take Great Lakes region wolves off the federal endangered species list. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Another effort planned to kick wolves off endangered list
June 14, 2018 - 6:23pm
Only one peregrine hatches in Grand Forks this spring
June 14, 2018 - 6:03pm
Shirley Jacobchick, of Bismarck, in 2016 while photograping at the First Congregational United Cemetery in Hebron, N.D., a town in Morton County. Her part-time summer hobby is documenting and photographing North Dakota cemeteries. Courtesy / Shirley Jacobchick
Volunteer catalogues ND State Hospital cemeteries for online research
June 14, 2018 - 5:35pm
June 13, 2018
Minnesota launches new online tool to compare state parks and trails
June 13, 2018 - 10:23pm
A raccoon rests on a window ledge on the 22nd floor of the UBS building in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday, June 12. The raccoon had scaled much of the building and was on the second-from-top floor Tuesday afternoon. Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press
Free-climbing raccoon's journey comes to an end atop St. Paul building
June 13, 2018 - 9:28pm
West Nile virus found in Grand Forks
June 13, 2018 - 6:34pm
Responding to the man's call for help, sheriff's deputy Lindsay Scotten calmly wrangled a blue indigo out of the bathroom with her bare hands. Photo courtesy of Bee County Sheriff's Office.
Huge snake slithers out of Texas man's toilet. Deputy wrangles it with her bare hands
June 13, 2018 - 11:08am
June 12, 2018
Oil pipeline work in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Sensors to monitor oil, brine gathering lines coming to ND
June 12, 2018 - 7:19pm
Rick Swenson of Underwood, Minn., paddles down the Red River in a giant pumpkin Oct. 15, 2016 as he attempts to set the Guinness World Record for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. Swenson paddled to Oslo, Minn., a distance of about 26 river miles, and received notification Tuesday morning from Guinness that he is the official record holder for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
The Great Pumpkin Paddler: Fergus Falls-area man sets Guinness world record with pumpkin-paddling voyage from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn.
June 12, 2018 - 2:11pm
Neil Armstrong gave her a vial of moon dust, she says. She's suing so NASA won't take it.
June 12, 2018 - 12:38pm
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