Government Moves To Wrap Up Gray Wolf RecoveryFederal officials are declaring victory in their four-decade campaign to rescue the gray wolf, a predator the government once considered a nuisance and tried to exterminate.
Draft Rule Ends Protections For Gray WolvesFederal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, which would end a decades-long effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range.
Some Election Judges Gave Amendment InstructionsAn election watchdog group has received calls that some election judges in at least six counties have been telling voters if they leave ballot questions blank, it will constitute a "no" vote.
Injured Softball Player Leads Push For Protective Face MasksWhen you think of sports injuries, you probably think high intensity, contact sports like hockey and football. However, in southern Minnesota, softball coaches are trying to highlight the risk of the game – and push for more protective gear.
State Considers Wind Project's Avian ProtectionState regulators will consider whether a plan to protect birds and bats from a wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.
US Gray Wolves Rebound But Face Uncertain FutureAfter devoting four decades and tens of millions of dollars to saving the gray wolf, the federal government wants to get out of the wolf-protection business, leaving it to individual states — and the wolves themselves — to determine the future of the legendary predator.
Feds Take More Comments On Gray Wolf ProtectionsThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is giving the public additional time to comment on a plan to drop gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the federal endangered species list.
Bill Could Assign Bodyguards To More Minn. LeadersMore Minnesota leaders could be in line for special security protection under a bipartisan bill coming up on its first legislative hearing.
Report: Not Enough Done To Protect Kids From ChemicalsConcerns over chemicals and kids are nothing new. You can now find BPA-free bottles and cups just about everywhere you go, but there are still other hazards to watch for.
Great Lakes Wolves Could Come Off Endangered ListThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Friday it would try again to drop wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the federal endangered species list, although courts have overruled previous attempts.
Gov. Dayton Asks For $3M To Protect GeorgetownGov. Mark Dayton administration's wants $3 million to protect the tiny western Minnesota town of Georgetown from future floods.