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August 13, 2017
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
DULUTH — The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
American coots hang out with ducks, and so it is tempting to describe the coot as an odd duck. But the coot is not a duck at all but a member...
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
Devils Lake fish numbers in line with averages, survey shows
DEVILS LAKE—"Average" describes the status of adult fish populations in Devils Lake, results from a recent annual fisheries survey show....
August 6, 2017 - 7:14am
July 31, 2017
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — On a recent balmy midsummer day, Shawn Ryan spent his lunch break downhill skiing in a warehouse in Arden Hills. "You...
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
Birds and landscapes are bound together. Landscape is habitat, and in landscapes, birds are punctuation marks. The bird that rose from the great...
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
July 27, 2017
Incidents of catfish left to rot continue in Grand Forks area
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—More incidents of catfish being caught to left to rot on shore have been reported at a state park here. Catherine...
July 27, 2017 - 5:51pm
July 23, 2017
Brad Dokken: North Dakota angler to fish international tournament in Russia
Shawn Hennings is in for quite an adventure. Hennings, 46, of Hillsboro, N.D., is a member of the four-man USA Predator Fishing Team competing...
July 23, 2017 - 2:18pm
Always in Season: Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Goldfinch season is either coming or going, depending on your point of view. From the goldfinch's point of view, it's coming on, but from the...
July 23, 2017 - 1:35pm
North Shore tour offers kayakers a glimpse of Split Rock shoreline
Mike Buchanan had spent 22 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, including a stint at the Coast Guard's Duluth station in the 1990s. But he was about...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
A night on the town -- and on the water
It was a warm July evening, and the Duluth-Superior harbor was a happening place. Pleasure boats buzzed about. Cars hummed across the Aerial...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Sharing Duluth's outdoor adventures: Tour companies offer visitors guided experiences on trails and on the water
On Wednesday morning, Mike Buchanan and his daughter, Katelynn, 15, found themselves in a situation they'd never experienced before. The pair...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 16, 2017
Q & A: Aquatic nuisance species remain relatively scarce in N.D. waters
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Jessica Howell is aquatic nuisance species coordinator for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Howell has a master's...
July 16, 2017 - 9:48am
July 15, 2017
Time to rest
A male 12-spotted skimmer dragonfly rests on a stalk of grass. John M. Steiner / The Sun
July 15, 2017 - 9:13am
July 14, 2017
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
Luke Hunter, president and chief conservation officer of the global wild cat organization Panthera, received an email this week from one of his...
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
July 10, 2017
Unexpected visitor: Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Minn. family's front steps
RED WING, Minn. — Walking down your front steps is an uneventful activity, but when a rattlesnake impedes the path, that quickly changes....
July 10, 2017 - 8:51am