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'Groundbreaking' MN research into mysterious northern hawk owl

"We don't know anything about them," Frank Nicoletti said of the secretive raptor species.

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Don't clean up yard waste quite yet, Minneapolis tells residents

It's to protect important pollinators that overwinter in leaf piles and broken stems.

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Aggressive moose was suffering from brainworm, necropsy finds

The sick moose had been seen walking with a head tilt and unsteady gait.

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U of M study: Minnesota winters could be 11 degrees warmer by 2100

The study provides more detailed information on how temperatures and precipitation will change throughout Minnesota.

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Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled

A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.

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MN lakes have 2 fewer weeks of ice cover versus 50 years ago

The cascading effects of the warming climate threaten the state's valuable outdoors.