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September 21, 2018
Research has found that invasive zebra and quagga mussels don’t appear to be very widespread in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior. Duluth News Tribune file
Researchers: Invasive mussels not widespread in Apostle Islands, Lake Superior
September 21, 2018 - 8:01am
These girls are genuinely excited about science and love the work of discovery. From left: Emmy Wrobleski, Annie Wong and Ellie Broadman. Photo by Emily Stone.
Natural Connections: Masters in mud
September 21, 2018 - 8:01am
September 20, 2018
State quietly increased Pleasant Prairie water diversion limits in 2010
September 20, 2018 - 8:26am
September 18, 2018
Jenny Shamla paints a storm drain near St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church on 24th Avenue near 5th Street in Superior’s East End on Tuesday afternoon. Multiple artists are painting the storm drains to bring about awareness. Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com
Artwork marks the spot in Superior
September 18, 2018 - 3:46pm
September 14, 2018
Shelley Nelson / snelson@superiortelegram.com Dairyland property owner Kevin O’Brien, back, watches as Paul Cigan, forestry health specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, peels at the bark on the root of an oak tree to see if there is a spore pod beneath the bark of the diseased tree. Oak wilt was discovered for the first time in Douglas County this summer on O’Brien’s property, where he is working with the DNR to help stop the spread of the fungus deadly to oak trees.
Oak wilt detected in Bayfield, Douglas counties
September 14, 2018 - 8:04am
September 12, 2018
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
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
September 11, 2018
A bald eagle landed at the top of an aerial fire truck’s extended ladder and basket as Andover firefighters observed the anniversary at the Main Street overpass at U.S. 10.
Bald eagle lands on top of Andover fire truck’s aerial during 9/11 commemoration
September 11, 2018 - 8:42pm
Beach cleanup kicks off
September 11, 2018 - 5:30pm
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 7, 2018
Barker's Island beach restoration underway
September 7, 2018 - 5:04pm
Beach cleanup kicks off
September 7, 2018 - 12:19pm
A lamprey larva collected by a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fish biologist during a past survey. Duluth News Tribune file
Sea lamprey control planned for Nemadji River
September 7, 2018 - 8:32am
September brings the 'Summer Triangle'
September 7, 2018 - 8:22am
August 29, 2018
The U.S. EPA and U.S. Steel Corp. have reached a $75 million deal to clean up the St. Louis River, shown in this photo with Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood in the upper left corner. Forum News Service file photo]
$75 million river cleanup planned off Duluth steel mill site
August 29, 2018 - 7:02pm