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September 27, 2018
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden helped rescue this owl after it collided with a car in Trempealeau County late Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The owl, which was not injured, was later released back into the wild. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Owl survives after colliding with car in far western Wisconsin
September 27, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 24, 2018
Copperhead snake / Wikimedia Commons
Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in East Coast
September 24, 2018 - 8:04pm
September 23, 2018
Scientists identify four personality types
September 23, 2018 - 7:30am
September 22, 2018
Algae in Lake Mitchell.
Lake Mitchell isn't the only lake with substandard water quality
September 22, 2018 - 7:00am
September 17, 2018
Elon Musk, chief executive officer for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), pauses while speaking during the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 27, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
September 17, 2018 - 9:37pm
September 12, 2018
A panoramic image of Blombos Cave in South Africa. Magnus Haaland
Archaeologists just found the oldest drawing. It's a 70,000-year-old hashtag.
September 12, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
Scientists discover three new sea creatures in depths of the Pacific Ocean
September 11, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 7, 2018
Jocelyn Bell Burnell today. MUST CREDIT: photo courtesy of the Breakthrough Foundation.
She made the discovery but a man got the Nobel. A half-century later, she's won a $3 million prize.
September 7, 2018 - 7:41am
August 31, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Judge halts first grizzly hunts in decades two days before their start
August 31, 2018 - 8:19am
August 22, 2018
Pennington County to pursue grant for mental health study
August 22, 2018 - 5:14pm
Proposed wind farm moves forward
August 22, 2018 - 5:08pm
August 18, 2018
Steam rises from cooling towers at the American Electric Power Co. coal-fired power plant in Winfield, W.Va., on July 18. Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett
New Trump power plant plan could release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into air
August 18, 2018 - 3:59pm
August 17, 2018
Small earthquake brings 'slight shake and rumble' to Northern Virginia
August 17, 2018 - 10:46am
Oil company grants funds for handicap ramp at Lake Menno
August 17, 2018 - 8:18am