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January 15, 2019
Blood moon
Total lunar eclipse will produce a rare Blood Moon on Sunday
January 15, 2019 - 9:20am
January 5, 2019
A model of a rotator cuff, the site of one of the most common joint-related injuries in the U.S. Researchers with Sanford Health in Fargo and Sioux Falls are conducting FDA trials for a fat tissue-derived stem cell treatment for partial rotator cuff tears. WDAY photoplay button
Stem cell treatment for rotator cuff injuries gets safety approval from FDA: Researchers in North Dakota, South Dakota lead project
January 5, 2019 - 1:00pm
October 25, 2018
Venison can be donated to the Bridge Pantry
October 25, 2018 - 9:48am
September 27, 2018
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden helped rescue this owl after it collided with a car in Trempealeau County late Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The owl, which was not injured, was later released back into the wild. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Owl survives after colliding with car in far western Wisconsin
September 27, 2018 - 7:01pm
Two trucks transferred their loads to a conveyer at the same time at the R.D. Offutt potato barns one mile north of Ottertail. Brian Hansel/FOCUS
The comeback kids: Good summer turning late potato planting into average crop
September 27, 2018 - 10:29am
September 24, 2018
Minnesota’s wolf population numbers remained stable last winter, the state Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. Forum News Service file photo
DNR: Minnesota wolf population is stable, but survey shows range expanding
September 24, 2018 - 3:08pm
September 19, 2018
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'We gotta go, there is a bear': Bear chases F-M couple near Detroit Lakes
September 19, 2018 - 1:43pm
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
September 11, 2018
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Explore Minnesota releases year’s first fall color map
September 11, 2018 - 1:27pm
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 1, 2018
Joy Barnick is co-owner of Pocahontas Resort on the north side of Dead Lake. There are eight resorts on this body of water, the second largest lake in Otter Tail County. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.
Dead Lake is 33rd largest lake in state of Minnesota
September 1, 2018 - 10:26am
August 30, 2018
Maplewood State Park main scenic trail undergoing construction
August 30, 2018 - 5:02pm
July 25, 2018
Common merganser ducklings follow Mama in late June on Lake Bemidji. Photo by Brent Cizek.
Photographer's image of ducklings on Lake Bemidji goes viral, draws national attention
July 25, 2018 - 6:09pm
July 12, 2018
VanBeek's wife Kay confirmed that there was an encounter with a bear, but preferred at this time not to give many more details, saying that the county was releasing information on the incident. In mourning the loss of her husband, she did not want to expand much except to say there were no cubs and he was not mauled. Photo Illustration
Mysterious death follows bear encounter in central Minnesota
July 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
June 30, 2018
Members of the Lady Slipper Garden Club have erected signs in the Perham area to protect the state flower of Minnesota from mowing and spraying. Submitted photo
Signs up to protect Minnesota's state flower
June 30, 2018 - 8:20am