The word “locavore,” which at first listen sounds like the name of a prescription drug, is the New Oxford American Dictionary 2007 word of the year.
Canada lynx living in Minnesota — or at least paying a visit from time to time — got some good news this week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reversed a controversial ruling on habitat protection for the cat.
Sometime soon, the price of a barrel of sweet light crude oil will hit $100.
The light-weight hybrid — especially Toyota’s Prius and Honda’s Civic — remains the popular choice of environmentally-aware car buyers, pushing annual hybrid sales to 345,000 (up 35 percent over 2006) and often leaving customers waiting for months f
Victoria Ranua, a botanist for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, was performing a rather routine plant survey when she discovered a species never before seen in Minnesota: the buttercup pennywort.
This was once the icon image of Minnesota outdoors: a couple gun-totin’ guys showing their quarry of pheasants or a grinning hunter posing with a 10-point whitetail.
When two little-known groups in Washington, D.C., announced recently that pregnant and breastfeeding mothers could safely eat more fish, mercury content aside — more seafood than the federal government and most states recommend — a few eyebrows were
A persistent argument in the ongoing debate over whether to raise Minnesota’s gas tax is that any tax hike would increase prices at a time of spiraling pump prices.