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Jury finds man guilty for taking guns in Lake Andes
Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.
SD livestock producers lack state protection at video sales
Some area leaders question homeless campus in Rapid City
Man pleads not guilty to using golf club in assault
6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube
Bankruptcies filed between Nov. 30 and Dec. 6
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
South Dakota to assist workers laid off from plant
What is Bitcoin? How can I buy it? A simple Q&A for Bitcoin beginners
place a business brief
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
Folding for the less fortunate
Spink County rancher pays government for false drought claim
Week of Dec. 11 S.D. Prep Media basketball polls
Area basketball roundup: Hanson upsets Ethan
Niederreiter's OT goal lifts Wild over Sharks
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
Area wrestling roundup: Cubs' Hutmacher wins RC Invite
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Mitchell Food Pantry feeds the community
Wizards of Winter to take fans on musical journey
Logan Cole Horkey
Richard "Bucky" Korzan
Leland "Lee" Vold Jr.
Weary of the internet, I went back to mail. 108 letters later, here's what I learned.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: State budget is like a blizzard forecast
How to save a life - it's easier than you realize
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Happy 75th Birthday, Vernon Kraft!
November 3, 2017
The Earth's ozone hole is shrinking and is the smallest it has been since 1988
Here's a rare piece of good news about the environment: The giant hole in the Earth's protective ozone layer is shrinking and has shriveled to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA scientists said. The largest the hole became this year was about 7.6 million square miles wide, about two...
November 3, 2017 - 10:09am
October 31, 2017
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
FARGO — Dwindling grassland remnants in the Great Plains continued their decline last year with the loss of 2.5 million acres consumed...
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 20, 2017
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
Centroamericano, a new variety of coffee plant, hasn't sparked the buzz of, say, Starbucks's latest novelty latte. But it may be the coolest...
October 20, 2017 - 12:41pm
October 16, 2017
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Shrimp, wine and hemp. Minnesota farmers are more likely to grow commodity crops such as corn, soybeans and wheat, but some people aren't satisfied...
October 16, 2017 - 8:51pm
October 15, 2017
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
October 10, 2017
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Plan
WASHINGTON -- EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would repeal sweeping regulation aimed at curbing greenhouse...
October 10, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 5, 2017
Notes from closed meeting show how feds aim to weaken environmental laws
WASHINGTON - Near the end of September, officials at the Interior Department bureau that oversees hundreds of millions of acres of public land hosted a conference with state, county and local government representatives to discuss ways to loosen environmental rules.
October 5, 2017 - 10:14am
September 25, 2017
Why do leaves change colors?
It wouldn't feel like fall without the sight, smell and oh-so-familiar crunch of fallen leaves. But why do some trees change their colors - and...
September 25, 2017 - 9:21am
August 24, 2017
Narwhals helping NASA understand melting ice
Greenland's ice cap holds beneath it 10 percent of the earth's freshwater, enough to raise global sea levels by 20 feet. While there's no doubt...
August 24, 2017 - 9:47am
August 20, 2017
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
FOND DU LAC RESERVATION, Minn. — On a sunny, mid-August afternoon, Drew Erickson took a quick GPS reading and then bolted into the woods...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
Hoeven: EPA administrator meetings in ND should have been open
GRAND FORKS—Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said Friday that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was too private in his Wednesday visit to North Dakota....
August 11, 2017 - 9:36pm
August 9, 2017
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
You've heard about the carbon footprint, but what about the carbon paw-print? According to a new study, U.S. cats' and dogs' eating patterns...
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 3, 2017
'Bee Atlas' aims to promote healthy bee populations
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Kevin Williams pointed at a large white strip in central California on a map of the United States. The strip, in contrast...
August 3, 2017 - 10:25am
U.S. bird report shows progress
DULUTH — The future of golden-winged warblers in northern Minnesota forests, ringneck pheasants in farm country and sage grouse in the...
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
ST. PAUL — Mark Nichols, a retired occupational safety expert, almost couldn't believe what he was hearing, though he trusted his confidential source. In late June, a car from a Union Pacific railroad train had partially derailed overnight near the Mississippi River in St. Paul,...
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm