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January 28, 2019
A shot of the brambling at the Shroyer family home this week. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Perala)
Rare bird repeatedly spotted near Richwood
January 28, 2019 - 11:57pm
Robotics team members who brought their robot to the Menahga School Board meeting Tuesday were Mason Palmer, Zach Urvig, Jon Kicker, Dylan Urvig, Jack Christofferson and Tater Butler.
Menahga robot visits school board meeting
January 28, 2019 - 2:31pm
January 20, 2019
First-grade students at Horace Mann Elementary participate in a mobile geology museum in April 2018. Similar interactive displays could be offered at a potential science museum in Fargo. Courtesy of the Fargo-Moorhead Science Project Committee
Fargo-Moorhead science museum idea getting off the ground
January 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
January 9, 2019
A drone photo shows an erosion control project nearing completion in Callaway Township this past fall. The project treated 450 acres to eliminate a chief contributor of sediment to the upper reaches of the Buffalo River. New grant dollars will allow for accelerated planning and construction of similar measures throughout Becker County's portion of the Buffalo River Watershed. (Photo courtesy Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District)
Becker County awarded Clean Water Fund grant: $800K will keep improvements flowing at Buffalo River Watershed
January 9, 2019 - 1:27pm
December 26, 2018
For some, feeling blue is part of the holiday season
December 26, 2018 - 10:23am
December 16, 2018
National Weather Service Graphic
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
Becker County kids partake in state study about exposure to chemicals
October 16, 2018 - 10:16am
October 15, 2018
Nathan Olson of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources pulls a plankton sample out of the water on Detroit Lake. This year's sampling was completed in September; they plan to start up again in May 2019. (Submitted photo)
Breaking down zebra mussels: DNR, PRWD collaborate on study of how invasive species will impact Detroit Lake ecosystem
October 15, 2018 - 12:10pm
September 30, 2018
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Sanford Chip genetic test now available at DL clinic
September 30, 2018 - 3:18pm
September 12, 2018
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
August 30, 2018
Maplewood State Park main scenic trail undergoing construction
August 30, 2018 - 5:02pm
August 24, 2018
Participants in this week's Robotics Camp at the Becker County Museum stand and watch a 3-D printing demonstration as volunteer instructor Kevin Mitchell, center, explains how it works. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Museum hosts first-ever robotics camp
August 24, 2018 - 12:09pm
August 20, 2018
West Nile Virus found in Mahnomen
August 20, 2018 - 12:47pm
August 13, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Clean Water Legacy Specialist Annette Drewes, right, of Bemidji, explains to a mother-and-son pair of Aqua Chautauqua participants how grains of wild rice must be separated from their husks before they are edible. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
There's something in the water: Thursday’s Aqua Chautauqua at Dunton Locks a big success
August 13, 2018 - 8:41am
August 10, 2018
Perseid meteors shown in August 2009. Submitted photo / NASA/JPL
Massive meteor shower should reach its peak August 12-13
August 10, 2018 - 11:09am
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