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January 15, 2018
 A caribou helicoptered from Michipichoten Island on lake Superior is released on the Slate Islands over the weekend. Ontario wildlife officials are trying to save some of the region's last caribou herd by moving them to an island with no wolves. Photo courtesy Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
Lake Superior caribou helicoptered to island with no wolves
January 15, 2018 - 8:59pm
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken, outdoors columnist
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
At sunrise on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, Greg Clusiau drills a fishing hole on a lake near Grand Rapids, Minn., before a day of crappie fishing. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
January 14, 2018 - 6:15am
January 10, 2018
Minnesota pheasant hunters (left to right) Craig Aamodt and Marv Kremin of Cottonwwood and Dennis Oakland and Steve Leitch of Willmar with a five-man limit of roosters in South Dakota on Jan. 5. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
South Dakota is still worth the pheasant hunt
January 10, 2018 - 5:08am
January 9, 2018
Michael Kechkaylo
Commentary: Michigan man seeks info on a mysterious lure with possible local ties
January 9, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 8, 2018
Talia Martens, 17, of Brule, Wis., spends time with one of her sled dogs, Keisha, at the family farm recently. Martens, her father, uncle and 12 dogs are in the midst of a 3,100-mile trip to Willow, Alaska. She plans to race in the Junior Iditarod in February. Maria Lockwood | Forum News Service
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
January 8, 2018 - 6:22pm
January 7, 2018
Volunteers are needed to trek into the woods later this winter to look for spruce grouse fecal pellets, which are typically long, skinny and greenish black. Minnesota DNR photo.
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 5, 2018
Sam Cook
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
January 2, 2018
Chad Schouweiler runs his team in the Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race last year. Thirty mushers will race 12-dog and eight-dog teams in this year's Gunflint Mail Run, which begins Saturday morning at Trail Center Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Jim Stroner
Trails ready for Gunflint sled dog race
January 2, 2018 - 5:24am
December 29, 2017
Tribune file photo

Minnesota DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and his hunting companion taking a break during the 2015 Governor's Pheasant Opener near Montevideo. The commissioner released a survey in September that found 86 percent of users of wildlife management areas support ongoing acquisition of these public lands.
Meeker County Board splits twice but on second vote approves transfer of land for wildlife area
December 29, 2017 - 8:27pm
December 27, 2017
Dave Quiser was recovering from frostbite and hypothermia in the burn unit at Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, after a harrowing 24 hours in the woods north of Cook, Minn. His granddaughter Mia Lawson was at his bedside. Dana Sanders / Submitted photo
Lost hunter rescued from subzero temps by loggers
December 27, 2017 - 6:11pm
Renville County OKs Minnesota River master plan
December 27, 2017 - 5:23am
December 24, 2017
Sam Cook
Meditation on ice: Waiting for crappies to bite
December 24, 2017 - 7:38am
December 20, 2017
A Gulf corvina. MUST CREDIT: Gulf of California Marine Program.
LISTEN: Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish
December 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
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