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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
4 hours 55 min ago
May 22, 2018
Susan Chalstrom-Bennett holds Ivy, a full-grown goat that’s only a quarter of the size of a regular-sized goat. Chalstrom-Bennett has begun the process of seeing if Guinness World Records will certify Ivy as the world’s smallest goat. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spunky Minnesota goat could be the world's smallest
May 22, 2018 - 6:12pm
May 21, 2018
The Fargo-Moorhead Plastic Bag Task Force aims to reduce the number of bags littering the community and ending up in landfills by providing more education and opportunities to recycle. Forum file photo
Task force asks Fargo-Moorhead leaders to support 'A Day Without Plastic Bags'
May 21, 2018 - 7:10pm
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is one of North Dakota's top tourist attractions. Forum News Service file photo
Five-state region to market new international image to tourists
May 21, 2018 - 5:21pm
Winterkill affects fish population in 13 lakes across ND
May 21, 2018 - 3:47pm
May 17, 2018
Boards used as platforms sat in the water Thursday on Day 2 of the attempt to remove a bog from the shoreline on North Long Lake. The bog sits in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center.
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Massive bog cut into 3: Officials hope to move 1 piece next week
May 17, 2018 - 8:57pm
Sanford, Essentia doctors in ND begin offering online E-visits
May 17, 2018 - 7:24pm
Horses graze on Monday south of Jamestown, N.D. An equine virus has appeared in North Dakota in recent weeks, causing horse owners to take caution with attending various events. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Second case of equine neurologic disease in ND reported as horse euthanized
May 17, 2018 - 5:32pm
May 16, 2018
This still photo from a drone shows boats and pontoons start in their attempt to move the floating bog on North Long Lake that made its home last fall in front of Legionville camp's swimming beach, back to it's original location on the lake. Jim Stafford / Forum News Serviceplay button
Efforts to move monstrous floating bog on northern Minnesota lake bogs down
May 16, 2018 - 9:24pm
This augmented reality sandbox at North Dakota State University helps students learn about and visualize landscapes. Special to The Forum
Survey: Locals support permanent science museum in Fargo-Moorhead
May 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
Jessie Rock shows first-grade students a Tyrannosaurus rex jaw from her mobile geology museum April 4, 2018, at Horace Mann Elementary in Fargo. Forum file photo
Survey: Locals support permanent science museum in F-M
May 16, 2018 - 5:37pm
May 14, 2018
Horses graze Monday south of Jamestown. An equine virus has appeared in North Dakota in recent weeks causing horse owners to take caution with attending various events. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Equine virus causes concern in North Dakota
May 14, 2018 - 6:35pm
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
A floating bog on North Long Lake, north of Brainerd, is scheduled to be moved from where it came to rest. The bog, which is the size of three football fields is a natural wetland consisting of marsh, dead plant materials, cattails and, in this case, a line of tamarack trees.
Northern Minnesota lake association preparing to push massive floating bog to where it came from
May 14, 2018 - 6:08pm
May 9, 2018
A microscopic plastic fiber found in a sample of beer brewed with water from Lake Superior. Researchers say it's not clear if the plastic is coming in through city tap water or getting in the beer through another pathway. Photo courtesy of Mary Kosuth
Plastic found in most Great Lakes tap water, beer
May 9, 2018 - 9:48pm