ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A White Bear Lake woman has pleaded guilty to violating a restraining order that prevents her from harassing her… More »
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Officials say an insect that’s killed millions of ash trees has been found in a second Iowa location.
The Iowa… More »
“Massacre Pond” (Minotaur), by Paul Doiron
Elizabeth Morse, who made her fortune selling worthless herbal remedies to the gullible, is buying up huge parcels of timberland in Eastern Maine with the hope of persuading the federal government to
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Another invasive plant is threatening to overwhelm native species is northern Minnesota, and it looks like bamboo.
It’s called Japanese… More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Environmental groups pushing the federal government to take over enforcement of Clean Water Act regulations in Iowa say Gov.… More »
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A boat carrying 150 people believed to be asylum seekers has capsized off Australia’s Christmas Island, killing four people.
Australia’s Customs and Border Protection says the boat turned over in rough seas Tuesday, north
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 19-year-old Waterloo man who went missing while floating down the Cedar River… More »
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their home sales prospects than they have in more than seven years, a trend that suggests home construction will accelerate in coming months.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder
NEW YORK (AP) — Not many people read “The Cuckoo’s Calling” before word leaked out over the weekend that author Robert Galbraith was, in fact, J.K. Rowling. But a handful who did managed to get a signed copy.
PALM SPRINGS, California (AP) — Doctors are looking into the mystery of a U.S. man who awoke speaking only Swedish, with no memory of his past, after he was found unconscious four months ago at a Southern California