Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She writes the monthly Minnesota Starwatch column.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
Minnesota’s stressed moose population could all but disappear within a decade, much faster than previously estimated, if the current rate of decline continues.
Grand Marais will work with the county to end the pool impasse so the community center project can go forward…but not everyone’s in favor of that.
A lightning-sparked fire in the BWCAW now being monitored by firefighters has grown to 130 arcres.
A pedestrian accessibility improvement project near Hwy 61 at Gooseberry Falls State Park begins Tuesday, Sept. 6. Hwy 61 traffic will not be affected by the project.
Lodging tax revenues for July were up slightly from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.
Warm weather will shift to cool with a chance of rain leading up to and including the Labor Day weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.
Researchers have begun gathering water samples for a study mandated by the Legislature on what the state's water quality standards to protect wild rice should be.