Weather Forecast

Close

science and nature

September 21, 2018
Extension Master Gardener course applications being accepted
September 21, 2018 - 11:27am
September 12, 2018
Michael Anderson's canoe near Red Wing during the Three Rivers Expedition in September 2017. A year later, the adventure continues. Photo by Michael Anderson
Minnesota river expedition cleans up 6,300 pounds of trash
September 12, 2018 - 2:48pm
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 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
A photo of the Antelope after masts were added and she was converted into a schooner. The Antelope sank in the waters of Lake Superior in 1897 off the coast of Michigan Island. courtesy / Wisconsin Historical Society
The 'Greyhound bus' at the bottom of Lake Superior: 19th century shipwreck added to national register
August 5, 2018 - 6:05am
July 17, 2018
Stock image / Pixabay
A cleaning lady went to her car to get a mop and was attacked by 80,000 bees
July 17, 2018 - 2:42pm
July 3, 2018
                               The Ken Anderson Hosta Garden in the Horticulture Display Garden. WCROC photo
WCROC Features from the Farm
July 3, 2018 - 10:44am
June 21, 2018
Phil Talmage, area fisheries supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Baudette, Minn., had to stop to let this big black bear cross the road Tuesday morning on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
'This thing was just gargantuan': Black bear adds excitement to Minnesotan's commute
June 21, 2018 - 1:28pm
June 13, 2018
Minnesota launches new online tool to compare state parks and trails
June 13, 2018 - 10:23pm
A raccoon rests on a window ledge on the 22nd floor of the UBS building in downtown St. Paul on Tuesday, June 12. The raccoon had scaled much of the building and was on the second-from-top floor Tuesday afternoon. Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press
Free-climbing raccoon's journey comes to an end atop St. Paul building
June 13, 2018 - 9:28pm
June 7, 2018
Minnesota state parks to offer free admission on Saturday
June 7, 2018 - 4:45pm
May 27, 2018
For someone like Rochelle Nustad, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, what happens in the Red River Basin is an important part of what happens in Lake Winnipeg. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Environmental officials study Red River Basin, find it relatively healthy
May 27, 2018 - 7:39am
April 12, 2018
Local Rally for Science rescheduled for Saturday, April 21
April 12, 2018 - 10:28am
March 21, 2018
Father Jim and son Tony Domnick farm together in rural Morris. Tony joined the family business after he graduated from Morris High School in 2013. Rae Yost/Stevens County Times.
Family blessed dad says as son joins the farm
March 21, 2018 - 1:53am
March 19, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake.  Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
March 19, 2018 - 9:42pm