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SWCD to host 6th annual photo contest
5 hours 7 min ago
May 25, 2018
Authorities aren't sure what, exactly, this wolflike creature is that was shot in Montana. MUST CREDIT: Montana Fish, Wildlife and Park - Region 4.
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
May 25, 2018 - 12:33pm
May 24, 2018
The Avenue of Flags leading up to Mount Rushmore will be revamped in a major renovation project at the park that will start this fall.  Photo courtesy of National Park Service
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
May 24, 2018 - 7:18pm
Bear saunters into Twin Cities neighborhood, prompts warning from city
May 24, 2018 - 6:50pm
Bees sit on a frame from a bee hive at the Pioneer Brand Honey farm in Schomberg, Canada, in May.  Bloomberg photo by James MacDonald.
Honeybees may be dying in larger numbers due to climate change
May 24, 2018 - 11:51am
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Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
May 24, 2018 - 7:14am
May 22, 2018
Marine One, carrying First lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte Macron, departs the South Lawn at the White House, in Washington, April 23, 2018. The two couples will dine at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate Monday night. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
There's a growing sinkhole on the White House lawn
May 22, 2018 - 7:37pm
Susan Chalstrom-Bennett holds Ivy, a full-grown goat that’s only a quarter of the size of a regular-sized goat. Chalstrom-Bennett has begun the process of seeing if Guinness World Records will certify Ivy as the world’s smallest goat. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spunky Minnesota goat could be the world's smallest
May 22, 2018 - 6:12pm
Crow Wing County completes tree planting
May 22, 2018 - 9:30am
May 21, 2018
Jack Burke of Stillwater, Minn., set a state record with this sturgeon measuring 73 inches long. It was caught in the Rainy River in far northern Minnesota. Submitted photo
Stillwater angler sets Minnesota lake sturgeon record
May 21, 2018 - 3:42pm
Vehicles of authorities near Lake Hancock, northeast of Snoqualmie, Wash., where a cougar attacked two bicyclists Saturday, May 19, 2018, killing one. Two friends riding their bikes were attacked by a cougar, which killed one of them in the state’s first such fatality in more than 90 years, officials said. (Ryan Abbott/King County Sheriff’s Office)
Cougar that killed biker, injured another near Seattle was emaciated
May 21, 2018 - 11:31am
May 17, 2018
Infants at a private center for new mothers recuperating from childbirth.  (Richard Perry/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Minnesota's most popular baby name? Almost the same for boys, girls
May 17, 2018 - 9:44pm
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Flu vaccine spending not enough, Minnesota researcher says
May 17, 2018 - 8:38pm
Horses graze on Monday south of Jamestown, N.D. An equine virus has appeared in North Dakota in recent weeks, causing horse owners to take caution with attending various events. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Second case of equine neurologic disease in ND reported as horse euthanized
May 17, 2018 - 5:32pm
Lava spattering area from an area between fissures on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Geological Survey.
'Explosive' eruption at Hawaii volcano's summit shoots ash more than five miles high
May 17, 2018 - 2:44pm
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