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Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
4 hours 8 min ago
Motorized louver systems provide ample sunlight when open (left) and protection from elements when closed (right). Deckmasters / Special to The Forum
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
10 hours 46 min ago
May 26, 2017
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Robert Bierl, left, and Christian Janitschke cut components for the Destination Playground Thursday at Robbins Island in Willmar.
Destination Playground volunteers complete their work in Willmar
May 26, 2017 - 7:32am
May 25, 2017
Grand Forks Central graduate Andrew Towne, seen in an earlier photo here, completed the Seven Summits late Wednesday night by climbing Mount Everest. Submitted photo.
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
May 25, 2017 - 5:43pm
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Texas man lands record-setting largemouth bass using a chicken McNugget as bait
May 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
Map courtesy Department of Natural Resources 

A section of the Glacial Lakes State Trail will be closed periodically this summer as updates and repairs are made. A six-mile stretch from the trailhead in Willmar to the south side of Spicer will be resurfaced this summer, along with other improvements.
Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
May 25, 2017 - 8:38am
May 22, 2017
Hundreds of anglers took advantage of beautiful weather April 1, 2015, to fish the Rainy River near Clementson, Minn. While the boat ramp was crowded, traffic wasn't too congested on the river. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
May 22, 2017 - 10:36am
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
Brad Dokken
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
May 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
Biologists trying to determine northeast Minnesota river's muskie population
May 21, 2017 - 7:35am
Oslo, Minn., native Chuck Dahlstrom and hunting partner Berkano of Hundgaard enjoy a moment with late season-roosters in this 2008 photo. On more than one occasion, Dahlstrom writes, he's been on the receiving end of hunting buddy Tim Anvinson's pranks. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Dahlstrom)
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
May 21, 2017 - 7:15am
May 20, 2017
Jim Isensee is still enjoying what he loves to do at 92 years old. (Photo submitted by Ann Vogel)
'A way of life'
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 19, 2017
This jawbone thought to be from a sand tiger or mako shark was caught by a Grand Rapids, Minn., fisherman last weekend in the Mississippi River in northern Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Something fishy here: Shark jawbone caught in Mississippi River in northern Minnesota
May 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 18, 2017
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
May 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
Lake Bemidji lands college fishing national championship
May 18, 2017 - 5:11pm
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