Researchers for the state Department of Natural Resources have found evidence of petroleum compounds and the chemical used to clean up the oil in the eggs of pelicans nesting in Minnesota.
Some experts say the National Weather Service has been slow to improve the delivery of tornado warnings. Social scientists say the weather service has often ignored decades of research on human behavior. Weather service officials say they're responding to those concerns.
The new maps increase the size of the floodplain in both cities and affect the cost of flood insurance for homeowners and future development for cities.
Cathy Wurzer checks in with MPR reporter Dan Gunderson about the latest news out of northwest Minnesota.
A program that gives federal tax credits to investors who build homes on the White Earth Indian Reservation will make a small but important dent in the chronic housing shortage there.
One businessman hopes whitecaps on the lakes in March are a harbinger of a rebound in his business.
Three western Minnesota counties are combining their 911 dispatch efforts in the interests of efficiency.
Former President Bill Clinton says he learned important lessons about responding to disasters 15 years ago when a flood devastated the cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.
Several months of unusually dry conditions mean that for the first time in three years, thousands of residents of the Red River Valley aren't scrambling to prepare for major flooding.
Hundreds of tribal members met in Mahnomen Thursday for the annual report on the state of the White Earth Nation.
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul spoke Tuesday to an enthusiastic crowd in Fargo, N.D.
The Republican presidential candidate told a crowd of about 200 that he would allow expanded oil drilling on federal lands and expedite pipeline projects if elected president.
Nearly 1,000 North Dakota State University students gathered last night to remember Lauren Peterson, Megan Sample, Danielle Renninger and Jordan Playle, who died Monday in a crash on I-94.
MPR's Dan Gunderson talks with Cathy Wurzer about the latest news out of the northwest Minnesota area.
Lawsuits have been filed, laws passed, laws repealed, the nickname's been retired, it's been reinstated -- all because nickname supporters refuse to give up.