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Duluth benches memorial gifts as it struggles to manage them

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:16
As gifts given in memory of loved ones reach the end of their usefulness, Duluth officials wrestle with their obligations.

Astro Bob: Rolling dust storm sweeps across Mars

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:15
A dust storm with real teeth has blown up on Mars.

A growing field of study

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:00
NDSU tackles new environmental engineering program as demand keeps growing

Sen. Amy Klobuchar stresses COVID-19 vaccine accessibility for rural Minnesota

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:27
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota must also be a priority when it comes time to dole out doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar told business owners on a web call Monday, Nov. 23.

Joe Biden taps Antony Blinken to reshape U.S. foreign policy in post-Trump era

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:23
While Blinken is not a household name for the secretary of state job, he has held important foreign policy positions in the last two Democratic administrations, including a spell as a deputy secretary of state under Obama.

Biden to name Kerry as U.S. climate czar, emphasizing diplomacy's role in the fight

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 13:19
After leaving government Kerry continued to work on climate change. Late last year, Kerry launched World War Zero, a bipartisan group of world leaders and celebrities to combat climate change. 

North Dakota's early Zone 1 mountain lion season ends, late season opens

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:36
The late season in Zone 1 opened Monday, Nov. 23 and is scheduled to run through March 31, 2021, or until the harvest limit is reached. The late season harvest limit is seven total lions or three female lions, whichever comes first.

North Dakota Game and Fish Department offers reminder on late-season hunting dates

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:23
Duck hunting in the High Plains Unit reopens Dec. 12 and continues through Jan. 3.

North Dakota reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths, urges small Thanksgiving gatherings

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:09
BISMARCK — With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the North Dakota Department of Health is urging people to limit their holiday gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19.

LIVE: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to unveil new technology to fight COVID-19

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 12:00
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz will join Minnesota IT Services Commissioner Tarek Tomes and Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann to unveil a new technology available to Minnesotans to help slow the spread of COVID-19 at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23.

Biden taps Blinken as secretary of state as foreign policy team takes shape

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:59
Biden, working in his home state of Delaware, has pushed ahead with his transition plans despite the lack of cooperation from the current administration.

Minnesota launches app that can alert to possible COVID-19 exposure

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:48
State health and I.T. officials said the new app could help the state limit the spread of COVID-19 as new cases continued to climb Monday.

A medical haven for Latino immigrants in rural Minnesota

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:45
Latinos in the United States are more likely to work essential jobs during the pandemic and be exposed to the coronavirus. They are also three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than white Americans, according to national data analyzed by the APM Research Lab.

Alerus Center's 'Miracle on 42nd Street' postponed

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:37
The “Miracle on 42nd Street” event, originally set for Dec. 4 at the Alerus Center, has been postponed until Nov. 27, 2021, due to COVID-19 concerns.

Families of Minnesota students who died in ‘Nerf Wars’ crash lose lawsuit against school district

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:01
Anoka County District Judge Bethany Fountain Lindberg last month dismissed all counts in a wrongful death lawsuit against the school district brought by family members of Jacob Flynn and John Price, who died in the Dec. 4, 2015 crash.

UND picked to win NCHC again

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:13
Each year, media members in all eight National Collegiate Hockey Conference cities, along with select national media, fill out a ballot to predict the league's standings.

Port: 2 ND cities refuse to participate in COVID-19 sewage study for ideological reasons

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:02
Two North Dakota communities are refusing to participate in a study of sewage intended to collect data on the spread of COVID-19.

Near-perfect harvest conditions mean less propane for drying in 2020

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:00
Near-perfect harvest conditions have meant less propane has been needed to dry crops.

Land Stewardship Project preaches soil health through song

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:00
Minnesota musician Bret Hesla was commissioned by LSP to write and perform two songs about soil health.

Letter: Public Health Thank You Day worth noting

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 09:28
Monday, Nov. 23, is Public Health Thank You Day. I believe this recognition and “thank you” is more important than ever this year.

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