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Wolf activists against removing federal protection for the gray wolf cheered and chanted Tuesday, June 25, in Gregory Park in Brainerd. The rally took place before a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service public hearing on delisting gray wolves at nearby Franklin Arts Center. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
National interests converge on central Minnesota in US’s only gray wolf delisting hearing
13 hours 58 min ago
June 23, 2019
Cleaning water with barley?
June 23, 2019 - 12:14pm
June 21, 2019
Lake Agnes treatment delayed
June 21, 2019 - 7:57am
June 17, 2019
Maureen Stanley, volunteer with Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation, holds an eaglet Thursday, June 13, that had fallen from a nest on the eastern shore of Pelican Lake north of Merrifield, Minn. The bird was placed back into the nest with the help of workers from Mike’s Tree Co. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Neighbors, volunteers return eaglet to nest near Brainerd
June 17, 2019 - 10:00am
June 7, 2019
Explore Lake Carlos State Park for free Saturday
June 7, 2019 - 12:15pm
May 28, 2019
Escaped bison on the loose in Rochester
May 28, 2019 - 8:46pm
April 22, 2019
This sleepy 'ol bear was looking for some grub out at Cotton Lake last week after a long winter of hibernation. (Denise Warweg / Special to Forum News Service)
Lakes area woman captures photo of hungry visitor
April 22, 2019 - 1:40pm
March 28, 2019
A group of little brown bats with white nose syndrome, a deadly fungus now blamed for cutting bat numbers by 90 percent in the Soudan underground mine near Lake Vermilion. U.S.D.A photo.
Minnesota bats devastated by white-nose syndrome
March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
March 8, 2019
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Fergus Falls museum holds exhibit on prehistoric woman's remains found in northwest Minn.
March 8, 2019 - 10:45am
March 2, 2019
A 19-foot-long Viking-style wooden boat was gifted to the Runestone Museum by the Science Channel after filming. It will be on display this spring at the museum. (Contributed)
TV series to feature Runestone Sunday
March 2, 2019 - 12:46pm
February 15, 2019
Runestone Museum volunteers bring a Viking-style boat to Alexandria. The boat is one used in a Science Channel TV series about ancient Viking travels in North America. The Kensington Rune Stone and the Runestone Museum will be featured in the fourth episode on Sunday, March 3. (Contributed)
'Vikings' TV show looks into Runestone on March 3
February 15, 2019 - 12:07pm
January 30, 2019
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Special to The Forum
A benefit of extreme cold: It kills the dreaded emerald ash borer
January 30, 2019 - 6:55pm
January 15, 2019
Blood moon
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
October 12, 2018
The American Crystal Sugar factory operates in East Grand Forks.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am
October 9, 2018
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm