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April 16, 2019
Invasive silver carp. Courtesy Minnesota DNR
DNR confirms invasive silver carp on St. Croix River near Prescott
April 16, 2019 - 8:33am
March 29, 2019
Environmental Quality Board members from across the state introduce themselves at the EQB meeting at the St. James Hotel in Red Wing on March 25, 2019.  Steve Gardiner / Rivertown Multimedia
Agencies assessing nitrates in southeastern Minnesota drinking water
March 29, 2019 - 7:46am
March 28, 2019
The Eau Galle River in Spring Valley appeared almost soapy thanks to the influx of water from melting snow Thursday, March 28. This photo was taken near the Highway 29 bridge. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
GALLERY: Rivers overrun their banks in Pierce County
March 28, 2019 - 8:08pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed Eau Galle Recreation Area in Spring Valley due to flooding. This photo was taken in Fall 2018. Sally Shepherd / RiverTown Multimedia
UPDATE: Eau Galle rec area may be closed 'for up to a week' due to flooding
March 28, 2019 - 11:03am
February 7, 2019
Traces of the emerald ash borer were found on this tree after bark was removed. File photo
What does extreme cold mean for the emerald ash borer?
February 7, 2019 - 6:00am
October 27, 2018
Xcel uses drones to inspect nuclear plants
October 27, 2018 - 7:38am
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
August 24, 2018
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Isabelle
August 24, 2018 - 9:16am
July 6, 2018
UPDATE: Sewage dump temporarily closes Byllesby Beach; warning extended to 2 p.m. Friday, July 6
July 6, 2018 - 4:17pm
July 4, 2018
Ash trees are being marked with a special wrap to alert residents to the emerald ash borer threat.
City wraps EAB awareness around town
July 4, 2018 - 5:19pm
February 16, 2018
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
January 9, 2018
An artist's rendering of the St. Paul ice palace.  Submitted drawing
Work begins on St. Paul ice palace
January 9, 2018 - 8:35pm
January 1, 2018
A photo taken in early-2017 shows emerald ash borer larva in the trunk of a tree on Barn Bluff in Red Wing. It was the first case of the invasive insect species identified in Goodhue County. Photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Top 10, No. 10: Emerald ash borer arrives in Red Wing
January 1, 2018 - 7:11am
November 30, 2017
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Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people.
November 30, 2017 - 8:51am
November 28, 2017
Zach Paider, right, general manager at Bill's Bay Marina, and Rylee Main, executive director of Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, took to the water to explore popular boat groundings sites. Photo by MacKenzie Consoerplay button
Boaters beware: Upper Lake Pepin boat groundings at all-time high
November 28, 2017 - 3:44pm