On the Iron Range, the surging commodities market may bring prosperity. But it might also threaten one of the state's greatest natural resources.
A plan to open the Superior National Forest to copper mining promises good jobs and threatens enviro troubles
Bruce Rubenstein may hold the unusual distinction of being the state's leading chronicler of murder
Bush RX for forests: Fewer rules, more logging
Minnesota's senators were supposed to be the type to stand up for social programs, the environment, and civil liberties. So why are critics left and right accusing them of lying down on the job?
Environmentalists cry foul as legislators argue that a land swap will benefit public education
You thought Bigfoot sightings went out with Pop Rocks and moon boots. Try telling that to Mike Quast, who is convinced the creatures are alive and well and living in Minnesota.
Minnesota loggers take the U.S. Forest Service and the tree-huggers to court on the unlikeliest of gripes
Sharp-nosed dogs, stealthy birds, and the sweet secret of dawn: A neophyte gets a taste of the hunt
We never really intended to be such ambitious campers, but when you set out to climb mountains, anything can happen
The timber wolf, along with baby harp seals, was an environmental-movement poster child. But biologists have found wolves don't need wilderness to prosper. They need, simply, something to eat and to be more or less left alone.
Gangland fears, carjackings, welfare-bashing: The O'Kasick brothers' crime spree--which ended 40 years ago this week--had it all.
Will anti-drug hysteria give way to the lust of profit?
Politics, myth, and money in Minnesota's dwindling north woods.