Reporter | Environment

Stanley is a native of Milwaukee and loves the outdoors. He graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in English.


A trout stream struggles in farm country

Irrigation pumps up crops but threatens state's rivers and streams


Drought offers rare chance to study phosphorus pollution from Minnesota sewers

Stricter discharge limits have never been tested under low river conditions.


Edina police: Missing toddler last seen near Rosland Park

Edina police are searching for a 2½-year-old girl last seen near Rosland Park on 66th Street.The girl, Iklas Abdullahi Ahmed, has been missing since around…


Minneapolis lifeguards pulled two boys out of Lake Nokomis

The boys, 10 and 14, were in critical condition Monday night


Ban on common insecticide will force Minnesota soybean farmers to find alternatives

Chlorpyrifos, widely used on soybeans, found to pose risks to children, fetuses.


Are more wild animals moving into Minnesota's cities?

Drought conditions may embolden animals looking for food in the urban core.


David Preus, Lutheran bishop and pastor, dies at 99

At the height of the Cold War, David Preus led a Lutheran delegation into East Germany. The World War II veteran and longtime Twin Cities…


Drought at levels not seen in Minn. since 1988, the Dust Bowl

The DNR put much of the state in a 'restrictive phase' on Wednesday.


White Bear Lake receding again as Minnesota drought worsens

Years after DNR fight, drought could trigger White Bear Lake restrictions.


River levels fall as drought worsens throughout Minnesota

The enduring drought spells growing trouble for the waterways of Minnesota.