The sudden, early spike of cases hints at a severe flu season.
Updated: January 02, 2013, - 07:20 AM
An Iowa farmer has carved out a middle ground between the extremes of organic purism and the chemically intensive agriculture that is the norm in the Midwest.
Updated: December 29, 2012, - 07:33 AM
As crops spread, some land can no longer cleanse nitrates from groundwater. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is now devising a range of solutions.
Updated: December 23, 2012, - 06:45 AM
One of Minnesota's iconic animals has seen its population drop by almost half since 2005 as researchers try to identify causes.
Updated: December 11, 2012, - 11:43 PM
But questions remain on the potential pollution from mining on the edge of the Boundary Waters.
Updated: December 04, 2012, - 11:57 PM
Six gatherings on the environment will be held in the state as regulators seek input from citizens on ways to make improvements.
Updated: November 26, 2012, - 06:25 AM
As nature adapts to chemicals and genetically engineered seeds, farmers face new threats.
Updated: November 24, 2012, - 06:41 AM
The impact of chemicals and GMO seeds may not be confined to farmers' fields.
Updated: November 23, 2012, - 09:29 PM
A decade-long cleanup effort has cut phosphorous levels, making the river healthier for fish and plants.
Updated: November 12, 2012, - 08:59 PM