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Greg Stanley

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Recent articles by Greg:

Police find human remains in the woods of northern Minnesota

The body has not been identified. → Read More

John W. Webb, author of groundbreaking geography textbook, dies at age 93

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. → Read More

Coming soon to a pasture near you: A tractor with a mind of its own

University of Minnesota team, Toro researchers are developing a robotic mower for farmers. → Read More

As monarch butterflies vanish, University of Minnesota investigates road salt as culprit — and cure

Too much sodium is toxic for butterflies and can delay or hinder their muscle development. But smaller amounts may prove beneficial. → Read More

White Bear Township residents sue state over its handling of Water Gremlin violations

The MPCA has refused to release public records regarding the emissions, neighbors argue. → Read More

Minnesota's ancient lake sturgeon could get endangered species protections

Listing fish as endangered could test new rules. → Read More

Zebra mussels found in northern Minnesota mine pit

It's unclear how the notorious invaders were able to establish themselves in a pit closed to the public. → Read More

Two Edina boys pull monster sturgeon out of Minnehaha Creek

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to know how a sturgeon, especially such a large and old one, ever get into that creek. → Read More

Minnesota scientists map genome of invasive zebra mussel

Breakthrough at the 'U' could produce new ways to battle the destructive mussel. → Read More

Minnesota DNR resumes invasive species grants for lake associations

It's the first increase on a special surcharge for invasive species management in more than 20 years. → Read More

Minnesota sturgeon returning to ancient spawning grounds as dams are removed

Fish that have been cut off from some areas for decades are starting to return. → Read More

Air pollution implicated in up to 4,000 Minnesota deaths a year

State researchers say the risk is rural as well as urban, with the elderly and poor most at risk. → Read More

A rebounding Somalia is ready to welcome back those who left, ambassador says

Ambassador Ahmed Isse Awad says skilled workers and investment are needed for country's "rebirth." → Read More

Program pays Minnesota homeowners to let their lawn go to the bees

Lawmakers set aside $900,000 for pollinators, plus money for nongame wildlife fund. → Read More

PolyMet Mining, DNR win a round with Minnesota appeals court ruling

The ruling settles the first of many legal challenges to the state's first copper-nickel mine. → Read More

Two injured after car crashes into Minneapolis bus shelter

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. → Read More

Along one Minnesota river, ice and walleyes signal a changing climate

Around the world, climate change is forcing people to revamp the way they fight wildfires and nurture their crops. In Minnesota, the same forces are changing the state's response to spring floods, the way foresters choose trees for timber and which lakefronts can have summer cabins. → Read More

Scientists breed hazelnuts as the next cash crop for Midwest farmers

After years of effort, scientists are closing in on the perfect hazelnut to help farmers and protect lakes. → Read More

PolyMet receives last major permit to begin mining in northeast Minnesota

The decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was hailed and decried as a milestone → Read More

'Wicked problems' mean 'sustainably' produced food may not always be so, U research finding

U researchers examined environmental standards for producing sugar. → Read More