Stephanie Hemphill Feature Archive

Visitors to the popular Game Fair near Anoka, taking place this weekend and next, will see a booth and speakers addressing Asian carp and other aquatic invaders. (08/11/2012)
Northern States Power-Wisconsin, has reached agreement with the federal and state governments on how to clean up part of a Superfund site in Ashland. (08/10/2012)
Duluth-based Minnesota Power will get more time before it has to make a decision about closing three of its oldest coal-fired power plants. (08/09/2012)
The 2 million-acre Superior National Forest has a new system to manage off-highway vehicle use. (08/09/2012)
Gov. Dayton is appealing the federal government's decision not to provide emergency assistance to individuals after the June flooding in northeastern Minnesota. (08/01/2012)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will work with federal agencies and conservation groups on a plan to preserve and improve the remnants of the state's prairies. (07/31/2012)
Residents of flood-ravaged northeastern Minnesota are absorbing the news that the federal government likely won't be helping with the recovery. (07/26/2012)
Construction is beginning on a new visitor center at Tettegouche State Park. (07/21/2012)
One Minnesota utility is asking customers to conserve energy today because of the high demand for electricity during the heat wave. (07/17/2012)
The advisory group on lottery-funded environmental projects is recommending 48 projects totaling more than $36 million. (07/17/2012)
After seventeen years of sleuthing, scientists still have not solved the mystery of what caused frogs to develop abnormally in a south central Minnesota pond. The biologist who led the research tells the story in her new book. (07/17/2012)
Minnesota farmers may be protected from state chemical runoff regulations if they take part in a joint federal-state pilot program certification program that could be in place by the winter. (07/09/2012)
Last week, Duluth was a city in shock. Unprecedented flooding had washed through town, ripping streets to shreds, carrying cars away, and even taking a small boy on a terrifying ride in a culvert. So what's it like in Duluth today? For the most part, life in the city has returned to normal. (06/28/2012)
Residents in Barnum -- and all over rural Carlton County -- are a study in self reliance. They are helping themselves, and getting help from surprising places. (06/26/2012)
Minnesota's two senators and 8th District Congressman Chip Cravaack toured damaged sections of Duluth and other northeastern Minnesota communities today, as the region continues to deal with the aftermath of historic flooding. (06/22/2012)