Where to find fall colors: Leaves hit their peak across northern MN
This could be a top-notch leaf-peeping weekend.
'Unexpected joys': Why you should replace lawn with MN native plants
Even converting a small portion can have practical and emotional benefits.
Lawn to MN native prairie, part 1: Site prep and defining your space
What to get done before you even think about picking plants.
From lawn to MN native prairie, part 2: Sun, shade and soil
There are a couple of important yard attributes you'll want to measure beforehand.
From lawn to MN native prairie, part 3: Picking your plants
Plant suggestions and general tips from two experts in the field.
Marmot takes 1,250-mile trip to MN in car's undercarriage
The critter's harrowing journey began in Silverton, Colorado.
MPCA acknowledges 8 more drilling fluid releases during Line 3 work
Few details are available, with the agency citing an ongoing enforcement investigation.
Twin Cities Escapes: Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield
A "small park with a big feel," right in the middle of the city.
Annual Perseid meteor shower putting on a show nightly through late August
The show is expected to peak from Aug. 11-13.
After a year indoors, people are flocking to MN state parks and campgrounds
Campsite occupancy rates and annual state park permit sales are up.
MN photographer's wintry great gray owl video earns praise from Audubon Society
The clip earned an honorable mention in the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards.
Forest Service going back to in-person 'Leave No Trace' education for BWCAW
The agency had been requiring permit seekers to watch educational videos.
DNR: Property owner complains about black bear, refuses to take down feeders
A lesson in what not to do if a black bear comes into your yard.
Black bear rescued from storm sewer in Oak Park Heights
Police were originally called to the scene because someone thought a large dog was trapped in the sewer.
MN's lone National Park is also one of the least popular in the country
Travelers are clearly overlooking what northern Minnesota has to offer.
Bear clambers into northern MN home through kitchen window
A black bear in the house isn't something you see every day.
Oh fur cute! Researchers capture a baby wolf's first howl
The 4-week-old wolf's howl is not quiet.
We rescued a baby squirrel and then named him Merle
I'm just a squirrel, standing in front of a couple, asking them to love me.