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  1. Scientists planting 400 acres of Minnesota pines to survive climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The forest north of Park Rapids, Minnesota, is a mix of aspen, birch and conifers. If you want to plant a pine tree that might survive the climate upheavals that are already remaking northern Minnesota's boreal forest, where should it go? Scientists from the Nature Conservancy and elsewhere now think they know.

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  2. Enbridge pipeline could cause more damage than alternatives, but it's not largest spill riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Star Tribune

    A crew installs a section of a crude oil pipeline for Enbridge Energy. The Calgary-based pipeline company wants to build a new 337-mile pipeline across northern Minnesota to replace its aging "Line 3." Enbridge Energy's pathway for a new pipeline to replace its aging "Line 3" across northern Minnesota would likely cause more wildlife habitat loss and have more impact on wild rice lakes than any of four alternative routes being looked at by state regulators.

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  3. Cookbook author Amy Thielen remembers her 'hopeful' Minnesota homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Star Tribune

    Amy Thielen returned to her hometown of Park Rapids, Minn., after several years cooking in restaurant kitchens in New York City. Food Network viewers recognize her from the absorbing "Heartland Table" series, and discerning cookbook readers are more than familiar with the Minnesota author through her James Beard award-winning "The New Midwestern Table."

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  4. Two St. Cloud fishing guides will try to keep Gov. Mark Dayton on a rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Star Tribune

    At three of the past four Minnesota fishing openers, Gov. Mark Dayton has cashed in on chances presented to him by some of the best angling guides in the state. This year in St. Cloud, two local pros who grew up fishing on the Mississippi River will try to keep that catching streak alive under tricky conditions: swollen river currents, a narrow timeline and unfamiliar boats.

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  5. For some crappie die-hards, less is moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 29 | Star Tribune

    To Upper Red Lake cabin owner Kenny Neu, a crappie fanatic living on a walleye lake, there's no greater thrill than hooking into a hungry school of those shimmering, black-and-gold panfish with paper-thin lips. "When a group comes off the lake, they'll have a nice limit of walleyes," Neu said.

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  6. Years in the making, Minnesota movie 'Sweet Land' is now a musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Star Tribune

    Jon Andrew Hegge takes Robert O. Berdahl and Ann Michels to their destination in "Sweet Land, the Musical" at the History Theatre. It has been a long and convoluted journey to Saturday's premiere of "Sweet Land, the Musical," about a German woman who immigrated to the U.S. a century ago to marry a Norwegian-American bachelor farmer.

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  7. Minnesota author's memoir explores a life shaped in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Star Tribune

    Douglas Wood's lifelong yearning for the outdoors began with a lake. Make that two lakes.

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  8. Hubbard County keeping out aquatic invaders - so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Increased state funding in recent years has boosted the number of aquatic invasive species inspectors from 120 to about 1,200. The northern Minnesota county has, so far, escaped infestation by major aquatic invasive species , including zebra mussels, milfoil and starry stonewort.

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  9. 30 days in jail for driver with 'buzz' who left racing rival to die near Park RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Avery Mikel, 19, graduated from Nevis High School in 2015 and was a member of the Minnesota Army National Guard at the time of his death. A month in jail is the sentence for a 22-year-old Park Rapids, Minn., motorist who was feeling an after-party "buzz" when he blocked a street-racing rival from passing him, forced the thwarted driver into a rollover and then left him to die.

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  10. Move over Brainerd and Park Rapids; bluff country beckonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Star Tribune

    After years of loving the Brainerd and Park Rapids lakes resorts, my husband wanted to try trips near Rochester. He had heard that trout lurked in the rivers in what's called bluff country.

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  11. Dayton announces $500 million deal to protect rural watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Star Tribune

    John Sorenson fished the Straight River in August as the mating dance of the hex mayflies drew brook trout to the surface. "It's a treasure," Sorenson said of the river near Park Rapids that's threatened by development and agricultural pollution.

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  12. Smoother transit bolsters Minnesota grain exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A pivot irrigation system sprayed water onto a soybean crop just south of Park Rapids in Straight River Township in mid August. Beginning with the frigid winter of 2013 and through much of 2014, Minnesota farmers struggled with railroads to get grain shipped to the Pacific Northwest for export.

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  13. How ice fishing unites one Minnesota town for the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Star Tribune

    It won't be long now before leaders of the Park Rapids chapter of the Minnesota Darkhouse and Angling Association visit Delaney Sports Center to deliver the hottest calendar in town. "People have been calling for weeks to see if it's in," said Kevin Lempola, the bait shop's co-owner.

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  14. Get used to it: Deep temperature dive arrives in Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Star Tribune

    While later than usual, truly wintry weather has arrived in the Twin Cities, and other parts of the state are feeling the b-r-r-r-r-r-r too. Wind gusts around 30 miles per hour, combined with temperatures uncomfortably below freezing, greeted morning commuters and others out and about Tuesday morning in the metro area.

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  15. Road conditions deteriorate as season's first snow moves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The ground remained bare in the Twin Cities metro area during the Friday morning rush hour as a light mist falls, but the landscape is rapidly turning white in the western third of Minnesota as the season's first snowstorm and blizzard marches into the state. Travel is expected to deteriorate quickly across western, central and northeastern Minnesota through the morning as the storm whips up strong winds and drops between six inches and a foot of snow along a line from Marshall to Alexandria to the Brainerd lakes area.

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  16. Man dies in rollover crash in Cass CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Samuel Wilson, of Federal Dam, was a passenger in a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix traveling on Hwy. 200 near Onigum Road around 4 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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  17. Readers Write (Oct. 9): Minnesota's rivers, millennial voters, nuclear weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A Star Tribune series examined the health of the Mississippi, Red and Chippewa Rivers. Here, the Coon Rapids Dam on the Mississippi.

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  18. Where and when to cycle for Minnesota fall's color show? Some ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Star Tribune

    On kitchen tables, in garage workshops, across apartment floors, the region's cyclists are scanning maps these days in search of the last great rides of the fading year - those sweet rides across golden prairies and through neon tunnels of oak, maple and aspen, carried along in cool air by legs still fresh from the summer. The mountain bikers in particular seem ambitious this time of year.

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  19. Minnesota cabin tale started with matching shoes, fast friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The Jacobson family cabin on Two Inlets Lake was the scene of a reunion celebrating 60 years of summer vacationing with out-of-state friends. My parents took our family 60 years ago - two adults and three kids 5 and under - to Vacationaire resort in Park Rapids, Minn.

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  20. Man sentenced in North Dakota overdose deaths to drop appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Star Tribune

    A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in North Dakota is asking to drop his appeal. Charles Carlton, of Katy, Texas, was sentenced two years ago to 20 years in prison for selling the drugs authorities linked to the June 2012 deaths of 18-year-old Christian Bjerk, of Grand Forks, and 17-year-old Elijah Stai, of Park Rapids, Minnesota.

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