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December 17, 2017
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
The ruffed grouse is an aspirational bird for me; that is, a bird I haven't seen lately but hope to see soon. The grouse is on my mind for several...
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
New pike regulations set for Minnesota anglers Northern pike anglers on Minnesota inland waters will face new regulations beginning with the...
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am
December 10, 2017
Mountain lion leaves trail of rumors in Devils Lake
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—Authorities in Devils Lake say they haven't actually seen the mountain lion captured on a landowner's trail cameras three...
December 10, 2017 - 8:38am
Rehabbed Grand Forks peregrine lands permanent home in Winnipeg
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—A peregrine falcon hatched in 2016 atop the University of North Dakota water tower and named after Grand Forks birding...
December 10, 2017 - 8:23am
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
MADISON, Minn. — I have come west again, to kill a pheasant. Maybe several pheasants, should our fortune be so good. Gone now, the too-warm...
December 10, 2017 - 7:47am
December 8, 2017
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
A Duluth, Minn., man I know was returning from the Twin Cities recently when he came upon a car pulled off to the side of Interstate 35. The...
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
December 7, 2017
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
CASS LAKE, Minn. - A woman hiking in the Chippewa National Forest in north central Minnesota Saturday, Dec. 2 captured a rare sighting of a Canada...
December 7, 2017 - 2:12pm
Bernie Kuntz: Tough hunts
There are some hunting trips where you just know you are going to experience a lot of pain. Most mountain sheep hunts fall into this category, but one in particular is especially grueling. That is the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunts in Montana's "unlimited" areas—a couple...
December 7, 2017 - 6:46am
December 5, 2017
'The President Stole Your Land': Patagonia, REI blast Trump on national monument rollbacks
Anyone who visited Patagonia's website on Monday night in search of a warm winter fleece or a pair of snow pants was in for a surprise. Replacing...
December 5, 2017 - 8:15am
December 3, 2017
Commentary: A downy and dependable winter bird
The downy woodpecker is among the steadiest of winter birds. She's at the suet feeder every morning. I know the bird is a female because there's...
December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm
When it comes to ice fishing, 'Bro' knows
With his trademark red beard, contagious enthusiasm and gift for gab, Brian Brosdahl is one of the most recognized, sought-after personalities...
December 3, 2017 - 3:21pm
Commentary: ND deer hunters vent their frustrations at meeting
Officials from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department got an earful this week in Grand Forks from hunters frustrated with not being able to...
December 3, 2017 - 10:18am
November 30, 2017
Possible distemper cases in raccoons a reminder to vaccinate pets
GRAND FORKS—Raccoons displaying odd behavior symptomatic of distemper have been reported by homeowners near Larimore, N.D., and while nothing...
November 30, 2017 - 8:24am
November 29, 2017
Watch these grizzly bears try to break open a cooler. It's their job.
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. - Coram the grizzly bear developed a bad habit as a youngster of raiding trash cans, ripping into dog food bags and stealing...
November 29, 2017 - 3:21pm
Missouri River Day Park development on hold until new budget cycle
BISMARCK — North Dakota Parks and Recreation is aiming to secure operational funding before turning its eye to development of the Missouri...
November 29, 2017 - 11:10am