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Greg Kessler, wildlife biologist at Brule for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, says he misses the one-on-one contact with hunters during deer season now that hunters register their deer online. Greg Kessler photo
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
16 hours 6 min ago
November 14, 2017
Kyle Hass of Bowbells in far northern North Dakota harvested this monster of a non-typical white-tailed deer during the season opener last Friday.   Submitted photo
Monster white-tailed deer, called a 'legend,' taken in northern ND
November 14, 2017 - 8:48pm
November 13, 2017
A piping plover runs along the beach at Long Island in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in 2009. Forum News Service file photo
Great Lakes piping plovers had record year
November 13, 2017 - 4:34pm
Courtesy / Tim Phillips
After five-year pursuit, hunter finally bags 'deer of a lifetime': a 39-point buck
November 13, 2017 - 2:03pm
November 12, 2017
With Joy, John Lindgren's Llewellin setter holding point, Sandi Restine of Delano, Minn. and Lindgren move in to flush a rooster pheasant during a South Dakota hunt near the Missouri River. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Missouri River roosters: Minnesota hunters find plenty of pheasants along the river in South Dakota
November 12, 2017 - 11:59am
Members of the West Branch Hunting Club north of Duluth pose for a photo outside their shack on Monday. From left are Andrew DeBolt, Rice Lake; Dick DeBolt, Island Lake; Gary DeBolt, Rice Lake; Bob Mattsen, Blaine, Minn.; and Ryan Mattsen, St. Paul Park, Minn. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Inside the 'West Branch' gang
November 12, 2017 - 7:03am
November 11, 2017
Rodney Felt looks through the scope and his brother, Robert Felt, readies the trigger, the setup that allowed Robert to shoot his first deer. (Submitted photo)
In the deer 'blind': Man helps his legally blind brother bag his first deer at age 62
November 11, 2017 - 6:08pm
November 7, 2017
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Deer harvest in Minn. about the same as last year for first weekend
November 7, 2017 - 4:41pm
November 6, 2017
Still in his early 20s, Dan Edman stands by the whitetail buck he and his two brothers rescued from the ice of a small lake near Bagley, Minn., during the fall of 1973. Edman's brother, Richard, took the photos, and the three brothers all were attending Bemidji State University at the time. (Photo/ Richard Edman)
Remembering a long-ago buck rescue
November 6, 2017 - 9:02am
November 5, 2017
Gail Francis of Duluth stands alongside a monument marking the end of the 2,700-mile Pacific Crest Trail, which she hiked in 2012. She has written a book about her hike titled  "Bliss(ters) -- How I Walked from Mexico to Canada one summer." Gail Francis photo
"Bliss(ters)," the book: Duluth woman writes about 2,700-mile hike the year she turned 40
November 5, 2017 - 6:00am
November 4, 2017
Jim MacGillis watches for deer on Saturday morning, Nov. 4, Minnesota's firearms deer opener, while hunting on land owned by Doug and Linda Appelgren of Wirt, northwest of Grand Rapids. MacGillis, from North Oaks, Minn., was taking part in a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Adult Learn to Hunt Deer program. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Making a new connection: Longtime hunter shares land, wisdom with those new to the scene
November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 1, 2017
Employees working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources call center post for a photo. Expanded hours were announced this week to help field questions from the public. Submitted photo
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 29, 2017
This simple deer stand awaits a hunter in the woods of northeastern Minnesota. Forum News Service file photo
COOK: Happening onto a deer stand in the woods
October 29, 2017 - 6:05am
Craig Engwall is executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association based in Grand Rapids. Craig Engwall photo
MDHA's Engwall discusses Minnesota deer-hunting issues
October 29, 2017 - 6:02am
Most deer hunters would be happy to see a buck like this come walking by during Minnesota's firearms deer season, which opens Saturday and continues through Nov. 19. This photo was taken with a trail camera placed by Sean Hall of Cloquet, Minn.
Minnesota firearms deer hunters hope to see more bucks this fall
October 29, 2017 - 6:01am
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