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December 26, 2018
Elongate hemlock scale — the tiny brown bugs shown here — attack evergreen needles and can lead to major damage in nurseries, yards and forests. Wisconsin state officials are urging homeowners to burn or bag wreaths and other decorations because infested items were found at stores across the state. Courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Officials urge burning or bagging natural holiday decor: New invasive beetle found in bough decorations sold at big box stores in Wisconsin
December 26, 2018 - 7:14pm
November 16, 2018
Lighting Challenge seeks best, brightest for holiday season
November 16, 2018 - 8:01am
One of the many decorated Christmas trees on display at the Festival of Trees in 2013 at the Fargodome. Forum News Service file photo
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
November 16, 2018 - 7:36am
October 19, 2018
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Don Johnson, left, with Faith United Methodist Church, oversees work on the garden during the Wildfire youth ministry event in Superior July 19. Thanks to local businesses, dedicated organizers and the work of the Wildfire group, 21 raised garden beds were created this year beside the church. The community is inivted to a harvest celebration Sunday.
Church community garden celebrates success
October 19, 2018 - 9:27am
April 18, 2018
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
April 18, 2018 - 8:13pm
March 23, 2018
Fairlawn offers basics of native planting
March 23, 2018 - 7:56am
March 21, 2018
Trash collection accelerated for Good Friday holiday
March 21, 2018 - 7:04am
March 9, 2018
Garden talk focuses on Douglas County landscape
March 9, 2018 - 8:24am
February 6, 2013
The carbon monoxide detectors were donated by the Kidde Corporation with additional detectors purchased through donations from the Salvation Army and the Northeast Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. (2006 file / News Tribune)
Carbon monoxide detectors free for flood-damaged homes
February 6, 2013 - 1:49pm
October 28, 2012
MORNING UPDATE: Northland flooding lingers four months later for those hardest hit
October 28, 2012 - 9:39am
October 25, 2012
Eh? Tons of cats
October 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 1, 2011
Emily Kniskern (left) and Michael Latsch, with the urban gardening program Seeds For Success, prepare a
new garden plot on a vacant lot in Duluth's Hillside neighborhood by digging up the ground and removing
the roots and rhizomes of the ubiquitous quack grass.
(Photo by Bob King)
Sowing the Seeds of Success
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
How to Grow a Gardener
May 6, 2011 - 10:12am