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May 22, 2018
Marine One, carrying First lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte Macron, departs the South Lawn at the White House, in Washington, April 23, 2018. The two couples will dine at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate Monday night. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
There's a growing sinkhole on the White House lawn
21 hours 50 min ago
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
23 hours 15 min ago
May 21, 2018
Jack Burke of Stillwater, Minn., set a state record with this sturgeon measuring 73 inches long. It was caught in the Rainy River in far northern Minnesota. Submitted photo
Stillwater angler sets Minnesota lake sturgeon record
May 21, 2018 - 3:42pm
Vehicles of authorities near Lake Hancock, northeast of Snoqualmie, Wash., where a cougar attacked two bicyclists Saturday, May 19, 2018, killing one. Two friends riding their bikes were attacked by a cougar, which killed one of them in the state’s first such fatality in more than 90 years, officials said. (Ryan Abbott/King County Sheriff’s Office)
Cougar that killed biker, injured another near Seattle was emaciated
May 21, 2018 - 11:31am
May 17, 2018
Infants at a private center for new mothers recuperating from childbirth.  (Richard Perry/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Minnesota's most popular baby name? Almost the same for boys, girls
May 17, 2018 - 9:44pm
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.
Jennifer Kraus / Forum News Serviceplay button
Massive bog cut into 3: Officials hope to move 1 piece next week
May 17, 2018 - 8:57pm
051718.N.DNT.FluShotC -- Michael Osterholm
Flu vaccine spending not enough, Minnesota researcher says
May 17, 2018 - 8:38pm
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
Lava spattering area from an area between fissures on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Geological Survey.
'Explosive' eruption at Hawaii volcano's summit shoots ash more than five miles high
May 17, 2018 - 2:44pm
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
May 15, 2018
Red flag warning issued for northern half of Minnesota
May 15, 2018 - 2:34pm
May 14, 2018
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 13, 2018
Running coach Jeff Horowitz, in red, and ploggers pick up trash near the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, on April 22, 2018. Photo by Kelyn Soong.
Plogging: A light run with big impact on litter
May 13, 2018 - 10:42am
May 10, 2018
Total ear reconstruction involved doctors carving a new ear out of cartilage harvested from patient's ribs.   U.S. Army
A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors 'grew' a new one in her arm.
May 10, 2018 - 8:02pm