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May 16, 2018
The S.S. William A. Irvin has sat in Minnesota Slip since 1986. Tentative plans to move the 611-foot-long freighter out of the slip so that contaminated bottom sediments can be leveled and covered with clean material are moving forward. Moving the floating museum would present difficulties, as it is only inches narrower than the open channel when the slip’s pedestrian bridge is in the open position. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Irvin faces a tight squeeze as preliminary plans to move historic ship underway in Duluth
May 16, 2018 - 11:38am
May 14, 2018
Lake Friendly Award winners to be honored at ceremony
May 14, 2018 - 9:00am
May 9, 2018
Minnesota state Reps. Jason Metsa of Virginia, left, and Dale Lueck of Aitkin answer questions about a wild rice protection bill during a Thursday, March 8, 2018, House committee meeting. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton vetoes wild rice sulfate bill
May 9, 2018 - 5:24pm
May 8, 2018
Lueck bill on sulfates receives final House approval
May 8, 2018 - 10:00am
May 7, 2018
Ta'sina SapaWin (center) of Cloquet, makes points about treaty rights, land and energy use with Superior, Wis., police officer Joe Markon during a protest at Michel's Corp LLC, a contractor for Enbridge, in Superior on Sept. 14, 2017. At right, officer Marc Letendre listens in. About a dozen protesters were present. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Minn. authorities prep for pipeline protests: St. Louis Co. sheriff: ‘It’s clearly on our minds’
May 7, 2018 - 5:00am
May 3, 2018
Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint at Brainerd library event
May 3, 2018 - 9:30am
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
April 17, 2018
Public Earth Day celebration set in Brainerd
April 17, 2018 - 12:59am
April 16, 2018
State Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Jeff Backer of Browns Valley talk before the Minnesota House debates a bill to require legislative approval for any nitrate use rules on Monday, April 16, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
April 16, 2018 - 5:39pm
April 4, 2018
Members of Greater Minnesota Parks & Trails presented Sen. Ruud with the organization’s Legislator the Year award on March 21 in St. Paul. Submitted Photo
Ruud earns Legislator of the Year, Government Relations awards
April 4, 2018 - 5:00am
March 29, 2018
Members of the Fond du Lac Band work through the wild rice on Dead Fish Lake near Saywer, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 22, 2018
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
March 22, 2018 - 6:01pm
March 18, 2018
Jeramy Pinkerton (left), fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, helps Erin Schaeffer, with the University of Minnesota, as she makes an incision in the underbelly of a muskie to insert a hydro-acoustic transmitter in April 2017. Also on board were Mark Paulson (left), fisheries technician, and Keith Okeson, past president of Muskies Inc. File photo / Forum News Service
St. Louis River muskies on the move
March 18, 2018 - 6:35am
March 16, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale made it through the winter but aren't expected to last much longer. The 7-year-old female and 9-year-old male are believed too old to reproduce. National Park Service officials are moving to bring more wolves to the island, perhaps later this year. Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University.
Wolf reintroduction moves closer for Isle Royale off Minnesota's north shore
March 16, 2018 - 6:15pm