After a public hearing that drew animal lovers of all kinds, a City Council committee voted 5-0 to recommend a new law that in essence licenses the care and feeding of free-roaming cats as part of a larger effort to reduce their numbers.
Updated: September 11, 2013, - 09:44 PM
The Minneapolis City Council on Wednesday will weigh in on a national debate that is pitting animal lover against animal lover, when council members vote on an ordinance that would in essence license the care and feeding of free-roaming cats — if they’re neutered.
Updated: September 11, 2013, - 01:02 PM
The unidentified boy, 16, who is reportedly from Solway, Minn., stood up and kicked at the wolf, which then ran away. It's the first documented wolf attack in Minnesota history.
Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:16 PM
Minnesotans pride themselves on their more than 10,000 lakes, but many areas have reached the point where people are using water faster than the rain and snow can replenish it.
Updated: August 30, 2013, - 09:55 PM
Birth of two, maybe three, complicates decision on whether to bring new wolves to the island National Park. Their birth signals a remarkable resilience for the wolves, whose numbers have fallen to their lowest point since they were first counted, in 1959.
Updated: August 30, 2013, - 09:44 PM
Isle Royale DNA analysis shows more females than expected, suggesting that population decline there may reflect kin relationships, not gender...
Updated: August 30, 2013, - 05:05 PM
Controversial bear researcher Lynn Rogers can keep collars on 10 bears for now. In return, he agreed to stop hand-feeding his research bears and cease broadcasting video taken inside bear dens.
Updated: August 27, 2013, - 01:06 PM
State and federal agencies have worked on the environmental impact statement for the planned copper mine for 3½ years.
Updated: August 23, 2013, - 10:56 PM
A dead silver carp, the species infamously known for furiously leaping out of the water, has been found just north of Winona, the farthest point yet the unwanted fish has been detected in the Mississippi River.
Updated: August 23, 2013, - 12:32 AM