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June 13, 2018
West Nile virus found in Grand Forks
June 13, 2018 - 6:34pm
Responding to the man's call for help, sheriff's deputy Lindsay Scotten calmly wrangled a blue indigo out of the bathroom with her bare hands. Photo courtesy of Bee County Sheriff's Office.
Huge snake slithers out of Texas man's toilet. Deputy wrangles it with her bare hands
June 13, 2018 - 11:08am
June 12, 2018
Oil pipeline work in North Dakota. Forum News Service file photo
Sensors to monitor oil, brine gathering lines coming to ND
June 12, 2018 - 7:19pm
Neil Armstrong gave her a vial of moon dust, she says. She's suing so NASA won't take it.
June 12, 2018 - 12:38pm
June 11, 2018
A customer who skipped the lid but not the straw -- she said she usually carries a glass straw -- at Cafe Grumpy, in New York, May 9, 2018. In many quarters, the ubiquitous plastic straw has suddenly become a pariah for the harm it can do to the environment, and some cities, including Seattle and Malibu, Calif. (Stephen Speranza/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
SeaWorld, Ikea and Royal Caribbean are getting rid of plastic straws and bags
June 11, 2018 - 11:18am
June 7, 2018
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
Dragonfly. Stock image
Is the dragonfly deluge normal or cause for concern?
June 7, 2018 - 3:37pm
June 6, 2018
 Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows through the Malama-Ki Forest Reserve as it approaches Kapoho-Kalapana Road on Hawaii’s Big Island, Pahoa, Hawaii.. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
River of lava destroys hundreds of homes in Hawaii, including one owned by mayor, officials say
June 6, 2018 - 7:31am
June 5, 2018
Dave Lambeth of Grand Forks took this photo of Marv (bottom), a male peregrine that first showed up in Grand Forks in 2014, and an unidentified female in March 2016 at the UND water tower. Lambeth and local raptor expert Tim Driscoll identified Marv by the bird's black and red leg band.  (Dave Lambeth photo)
At least one peregrine hatches at UND water tower
June 5, 2018 - 5:08pm
June 4, 2018
Volcano erupts in Guatemala, killing at least 25, injuring dozens more, officials say
June 4, 2018 - 7:23am
May 30, 2018
Horses graze in a pasture near Jamestown earlier this month.  Forum News Service file photo
More horse virus cases cause Jamestown event cancellation
May 30, 2018 - 6:59pm
The fossil of Megachirella wachtleri. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of MUSE Science Museum, Trento, Italy
Scientists finally find the 240-million-year-old 'mother of all lizards'
May 30, 2018 - 1:58pm
May 29, 2018
The best way to survive lung cancer: Get a screening
May 29, 2018 - 5:08pm
Dr. Jonathan Bleeker  Submitted photo
New treatment boosts lung cancer survivability
May 29, 2018 - 5:05pm
May 25, 2018
Authorities aren't sure what, exactly, this wolflike creature is that was shot in Montana. MUST CREDIT: Montana Fish, Wildlife and Park - Region 4.
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
May 25, 2018 - 12:33pm