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January 17, 2018
A fireball that lit up Michigan was likely a meteorite. Finding pieces of it could light up your pocketbook.
People in southeast Michigan witnessed a rare and alarming occurrence Tuesday night, Jan. 16. The skies lit up briefly as a fireball streaked...
January 17, 2018 - 11:47am
January 16, 2018
Pump failure causes huge saltwater spill in northern ND, but dikes hold
BISMARCK -- A pump failure caused a saltwater and oil spill in in Bottineau County in far north-central North Dakota near the Canadian border...
January 16, 2018 - 5:58pm
Produced water spill at UND research center leaks 6,300 gallons in western ND
BISMARCK, N.D. – About 630,000 gallons or 150 barrels of produced water has spilled in western North Dakota after a valve failed on a tank used in a carbon storage study by the University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Center. Produced water is water trapped in underground...
January 16, 2018 - 5:08pm
January 15, 2018
Hunters brave winter wilderness to hunt coyotes
Though the snow glitters with ice, Kyle Kline crosses it in near silence. Cutting a narrow path through the snow, he moves steadily across the...
January 15, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
A year or so back, I challenged myself to come up with a list of the outdoors from A to Z. That might sound easy enough, but as I got down to...
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
January 12, 2018
Mitchell company takes part in SDSU project for high efficiency 'passive house'
MITCHELL, S.D. — Energy efficiency is Ed Scherrer's passion. The longtime Minneapolis resident brought his insulation company, InSoFast,...
January 12, 2018 - 11:11pm
ND hospital restricts visitors due to flu virus
MINOT, N.D. -- Trinity Health officials as of noon on Friday, Jan. 12, have limited hospital visitations to due the flu virus. The restrictions...
January 12, 2018 - 2:57pm
January 9, 2018
Work begins on St. Paul ice palace
ST. PAUL -- It’s official. A ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, marked the start of the 2018 St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice...
January 9, 2018 - 8:35pm
January 5, 2018
A new book asks: How long does a dachshund's body really need to be?
In 2016, a German shepherd that won best in breed at a celebrated British dog show "was shown on television crabbing around the ring, her sloping...
January 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
January 3, 2018
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Conditions are good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years as ice thickness near the Detroit Lakes...
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
Australian children found dozens of eggs in a sandpit, and the contents were alarming
When the first child dug the first egg out of the sand, the possibilities were endless and not all of them were terrifying. Maybe . . . a fluffy...
January 3, 2018 - 7:20am
January 2, 2018
Tapeworms are brainless, spineless, gutless parasites - and this scientist loves them
Janine Caira's lifelong passion began on a beach in Baja California. She was in her 20s, studying for her parasitology PhD at the University...
January 2, 2018 - 7:51pm
December 29, 2017
Mountain lion hunting season closes in western ND
BISMARCK -- North Dakota’s Game and Fish Department has closed the mountain lion hunting season in the western part of the state in Zone 1 immediately. The zone’s late-season harvest limit of either seven total cats or three females was reached Friday morning, Dec. 29, after...
December 29, 2017 - 12:47pm
December 26, 2017
Woman gets $284 billion electric bill, wonders whether it's her Christmas lights
What can you buy with $284 billion? You could own all of Netflix. Or purchase 747 Boeing 747s, with change to spare. Or erase the national debts...
December 26, 2017 - 11:05am
Under Scott Pruitt, a year of tumult and transformation at EPA
WASHINGTON - Since 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency has been embroiled in an enforcement battle with a Michigan-based company accused...
December 26, 2017 - 10:00am