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Lead ammo ban sparks fiery debate among Minnesota hunters
February 24, 2016 - 2:43pm
February 16, 2016
Ben Hannig, 4, flies down the sliding hill at Ridgewater College in Willmar on Presidents Day with the temperature soaring to 37 degrees on a calm day.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
For sledders, Ridgewater hill a local fave
February 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 15, 2016
Ben Hannig, 4, flies down the sliding hill at Ridgewater College in Willmar on Presidents Day with the temperature soaring to 37 degrees on a calm day.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
A swell day for sledding
February 15, 2016 - 11:59pm
February 14, 2016
Sleigh-driver Hank Heglund of Willmar and quarter horses Roy and Sunny provide a ride in the fresh snow for Doug and Megan Gilles of Willmar and children Arianna, 6, and Zoe, 2, Sunday at the 3rd annual Sleigh and Ski Fest at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, which is located west of button
Sleigh and Ski Fest offers outdoor fun
February 14, 2016 - 11:23pm
February 1, 2016
Barry Larson of Duluth hauled this 45½-inch lake trout from the depths of Clearwater West Lake near Atikokan, Ontario, on a recent trip. The fish weighed 38 pounds on a certified scale at Chalstrom’s Bait and Tackle north of Duluth on Sunday — three days after it was caught. (WAYNE NEALLY | SUBMITTED)
Minnesotan snags monster trophy trout
February 1, 2016 - 8:36am
January 12, 2016
DNR reports discovering more gold grains in northern Minnesota
January 12, 2016 - 10:32am
January 6, 2016
This ivory gull, native to the Arctic Ocean, was first observed in Duluth on Dec. 30 and was seen daily since Jan. 1 in the Canal Park area. The species is a rare visitor to the Lower 48 states. (PHOTO COURTESY OF LAURA ERICKSON)
Rare bird spotted in northern Minnesota for more than a week appears to have been killed
January 6, 2016 - 10:46am
December 21, 2015
Changes to the Minnesota spring turkey hunt came about through four “Talking Turkey” dialogue sessions conducted by the DNR last fall. DONALD JONES | NWTF
Spring turkey season changes mean more opportunities for Minnesota hunters
December 21, 2015 - 11:00am
Maureen Ziskovsky, a watercraft inspector from the state Department of Natural Resources in St. Paul, uses a portable decontamination unit to clean off a boat at Green Lake in Spicer in this August 2011 file photo. RON ADAMS | file | Tribune
Kandiyohi County efforts against aquatic invasive species receive boost from $118,000 grant
December 21, 2015 - 12:03am
December 19, 2015
Defense challenges use of GPS tracker in western Minn. poaching case
December 19, 2015 - 12:13am
December 18, 2015
DNR seeking watercraft inspection interns for 2016 season
December 18, 2015 - 12:01am
November 27, 2015
Brian Moffitt poses with the "unicorn buck" he harvested in Bayfield County this fall during Wisconsin’s archery season. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Hunter snags 'unicorn buck'
November 27, 2015 - 8:43am
November 23, 2015
Jeremy Tieken, right, reeled in a 55-inch muskie recently on a Minnesota lake. While he got the massive fish to the boat on his own, his father, Daniel, helped him when it came time to lift the fish for a photo. SUBMITTED PHOTO
8-year-old Minnesota boy snags 55-inch muskie on birthday
November 23, 2015 - 12:56pm
November 17, 2015
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Video: Former Minnesota firefighter - now paralyzed - re-riggs crossbow so he can still hunt
November 17, 2015 - 1:48pm
November 16, 2015
A Vermilion Flycatcher nesting near Richwood in Becker County. The species hasn't been seen in Minnesota for 21 years. (SUBMITTED)
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota for first time in more than 20 years
November 16, 2015 - 10:45am