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Snocross National Championship returns, pros and amateurs blast off in Shakopee


Hunters kill 20 Yellowstone wolves that roamed out of park
This Jan. 24, 2018, photo released by the National Park Service shows a wolf from the Wapiti Lake pack silhouetted by a nearby hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Park officials say hunters in neighboring states have killed 20 of the park's renown gray wolves in recent months, most of them in Montana after the state lifted hunting restrictions near the park.

Scientists explore Thwaites, Antarctica's 'doomsday' glacier
This 2020 photo provided by the British Antarctic Survey shows the Thwaites glacier in Antarctica. Starting Thursday, Jan. 6, 2021, a team of scientists are sailing to the massive but melting Thwaites glacier, “the place in the world that’s the hardest to get to,” so they can better figure out how much and how fast seas will rise because of global warming eating away at Antarctica’s ice.

Minnesotans brave cold, take part in outdoor fitness challenge
Frosty 40 participants brave the cold on Jan. 2, 2022.

Climate change, new construction mean more ruinous fires
Homes burn as wildfires rip through a development Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in Superior, Colo.

Minnesota DNR finds zebra mussels in Cass County lake
Zebra mussels

A file photo of Minnehaha Creek at Cottageville Park in Hopkins.

DNR invites Minnesotans to celebrate New Year's Day with guided hikes


Minnesotans enjoy a snowy day outdoors after Friday's storm
CWD-positive test near Brainerd Lakes extends management efforts for 3 years
Boundary Waters Canoe Area to issue fewer entry permits
Minnesota fisherman may have broken state's longstanding largest muskie record
MnDOT researches technology that combines bridge repairs with protecting the state's bat population

MnDOT researches technology that combines bridge repairs with protecting the state's bat population


Wisconsin deer gun hunters once again face ammo shortage
Wildfires torch up to a fifth of all giant sequoia trees
Brazil's Amazon deforestation surges to worst in 15 years
Atmospheric river whips Northwest; 1 missing, roads closed

LIST: Local yard waste pickup ending

Volunteers build shelters to help stray cats survive as winter weather begins

'Watered-down hope': Experts wanted more from climate pact

State's pollution control agency adds 305 streams, lakes to 'impaired waters' list


'Nimblewill Nomad,' 83, is oldest to hike Appalachian Trail


Minnesotans prepare ahead of firearms deer season opener


Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory
Over 370 crashes and 200 spinouts reported during Friday snowfall
A guide to 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Twin Cities

As one Lake Street business closes, others ready to ride out 'rebuilding phase'



British national ID'd as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

2 arrested after stolen vehicle crashes on I-394

Willmar police arrest man after 2-hour standoff

LIST: Cities with mask mandates in 2022