Skip to main content

Three month old red panda emerges from nesting box; now needs name

The Red River Zoo's youngest red panda is peeking out at the world outside his nesting box. WDAY reports the Fargo zoo will hold a contest to name the little guy. Raising red pandas is getting to be old hat at the zoo, which has produced one-fourth of the red pandas in captivity.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Red River Zoo's youngest red panda is peeking out at the world outside his nesting box. WDAY reports the Fargo zoo will hold a contest to name the little guy. Raising red pandas is getting to be old hat at the zoo, which has produced one-fourth of the red pandas in captivity.

Next Up

storm, severe weather

Threat of severe weather returns to Minnesota for 2 days

Isolated severe storms Wednesday, followed by scattered severe storms Thursday.

Trevor Scott May

Driver ejected in fatal Roseville crash identified as 30-year-old

The crash temporarily shutdown westbound Highway 36.

ambulance

1 dead, 2 injured in crash at intersection in Ramsey

The crash happened at the intersection of Bunker Lake Blvd. and Sunfish Lake Blvd.

Tettegouche State Park bridge

Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park

Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.

Keith Harvell

Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man

Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.

900 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 2021

2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting

A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.

Proctor football

Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate

The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.

Doug Wardlow

Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary

Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.

Flickr - welcome to minnesota sign - Tony Webster

US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI

The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.

tornado

7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND

Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, May 17

72 hours of case data reported over the weekend is included in Tuesday updates.

Related

Famous Iowa eagles back on the nest

A pair of eagles whose nest is under the watchful gaze of millions of internet users are back on their nest. They gained fame last year by hatching and raising two eaglets in front of the tree-mounted camera. The hen laid one egg Friday. Another egg could come any time now.

Eagle hatch watch in full gear at Decorah nest cam

Wildlife experts behind the popular eagle nest cam near Decorah, Iowa say the first chick may hatch soon. It usually takes up to two days for a chick to pick its way out of the egg. Last year 200 million people around the world watched the baby eagles emerge.

Rescuer-cam shows power of Red River

With a WDAY video camera attached to his head, a Fargo firefighter joined others who went into the raging Red River as part of a training exercise to get experience with the force of the current.

Best Buy will now recycle your old electronics for free

Richfield-based Best Buy is eliminating its $10 recycling fee for old electronics. The free-recycling offer is available at all Best Buy big-box locations. The company says it collected 83 million pounds of electronics last year.

General Mills going digital with its cereal boxes

The Golden Valley-based company is starting to use QR codes and smartphone apps to interact with consumers. USA Today has video that shows how Big G is using the new technology to enhance the back of cereal boxes.

Police install unwanted drug drop box in Minneapolis

A collaboration between the Minneapolis Police Department and the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators will help people anonymously dispose of unwanted medications in a drop box at the department's Fifth Precinct in downtown Minneapolis. The police department says it has seen a 30 percent increase in overdose deaths as compared to last year.

Blood shortage nearing emergency levels

Officials with the American Red Cross say the blood supply has reached emergency levels with about 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. Donors of all blood types are urged to give as soon as possible, especially O positive, O negative, B negative and A negative.