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July 17, 2018
A black bear wanders through a University of North Dakota campus-area neighborhood in Grand Forks on Monday, July 16. Photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Curiosity over bear in Grand Forks park contributed to its death, zoo official says
10 hours 22 min ago
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A cleaning lady went to her car to get a mop and was attacked by 80,000 bees
13 hours 22 min ago
A black bear moves around in the upper limbs of a cottonwood tree in University Park Monday. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Bear euthanized after being removed from Grand Forks park
18 hours 24 min ago
July 16, 2018
A Grand Forks police officer follows a black bear down a sidewalk at University Park Monday after reports of a bear in a tree near the park. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Police able to get bear out of tree in Grand Forks, but animal's survival is iffy
July 16, 2018 - 8:57pm
Minnesota Department of Health researcher Dave Neitzel checks his drag cloth for ticks as intern Ellen Meis does likewise. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Sheila M. Eldred
In Minnesota's woods, researchers take aim at ticks
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
July 14, 2018
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Rare double shark attack closes Florida beach; bites were just minutes apart
July 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
A worker uses a propane torch to polish a glass straw at the EcoGlass Straws manufacturing facility in Hood River, Oregon, on July 5, 2018. Photo by Terray Sylvester/Bloomberg.
Now that plastic's passe, tiny Oregon shop is building the straw of tomorrow
July 14, 2018 - 11:45am
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
July 7, 2018
The I-94 bridge over the Mississippi River from the Franklin Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis on Tuesday, July 3. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Army Corps project would reshape Mississippi River in Twin Cities
July 7, 2018 - 2:47pm
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 6, 2018
Efforts were underway Friday morning to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is impeding boat traffic through the channel between Games Lake and Norway Lake. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
July 3, 2018
One man covers his ears while another films the fireworks display at Detroit Lakes, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
'It all goes into the water': Fireworks spark pollution concerns in some places; no problems found in Minn., ND
July 3, 2018 - 7:41pm
Northfield sewage leak causes downstream warning in Cannon River
July 3, 2018 - 6:23pm
July 2, 2018
Tawny Nurse Shark / Wikimedia Commons
Shocking video shows Australian woman being pulled into water after hand-feeding shark
July 2, 2018 - 11:31am
July 1, 2018
Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)
The recycling game is rigged against consumers
July 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
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