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Tony Moe of the Fourtown Grygla Sportsman's Club stands by a gate blocking access to a .7-mile length of trail that isn't open to motorized vehicles in a new proposed trail plan for motorized access in Beltrami Island State Forest. Moe and others would like to see the trail included in the plan so the part of the trail now open isn't a dead end route. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
4 hours 39 min ago
June 22, 2017
Minnesota residents warned of poison hemlock
June 22, 2017 - 4:32pm
June 19, 2017
Bear kills runner who texted to say he was being chased during Alaska mountain run
June 19, 2017 - 1:59pm
June 12, 2017
 Jake Robinson of Shakopee has tied his own Minnesota record for a flathead catfish in the catch-and-release length category with a 49-incher taken from the Minnesota River in nearby Savage.  Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
UPDATE: Record catfish 'monster' nabbed in Minnesota River
June 12, 2017 - 5:54pm
June 11, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Northwest Minn.'s Rydell Refuge marks 25 years
June 11, 2017 - 8:39am
After going for a swim at the Detroit Lakes beach, multiple children reported experiencing swimmer's itch. Symptoms can be alleviated with over-the-counter antihistamines or anti-itch creams. Special to Forum News Service
Swimmer's itch hits Minnesota's lake country early
June 11, 2017 - 8:30am
Another coho salmon comes aboard Greg Massoglia's boat during a morning of trolling on Lake Superior near Saxon Harbor, Wis., on an early June morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Wisconsin angler prefers hooking salmon than prized Superior lake trout
June 11, 2017 - 7:15am
June 9, 2017
A male sage grouse gets its first look at its new home after being trapped in Wyoming, flown to North Dakota and released in a State Game and Fish Department project to try to save the bird from completely disappearing from some of its native ground. Lauren Donovan / Bismarck Tribune file photo
Ag groups weigh review of sage grouse plan
June 9, 2017 - 5:59pm
June 7, 2017
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Photo by Marianne Prue, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, Bugwood.org
Tiny beetle poses big threat to northern Minnesota trees
June 7, 2017 - 9:02am
June 4, 2017
t06.04.2017 Mike Krebs 060417.O.DNT.CHALSTROMc Sue Chalstrom retired from Chalstrom's Bait and Tackle on Jan. 1, 2017. She worked at the shop on and off since June 1981.
Minnow matriarch: For 36 years, Sue Chalstrom always kept her fishing customers happy
June 4, 2017 - 3:15pm
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Dayton signs outdoors legislation
June 4, 2017 - 2:13pm
052817.O.DNT.DivideC3 -- Bicyclists ride a gravel road in the 2010 Tour Divide, a 2,745-mile race between Banff, Alberta, and the Mexico border roughly following the Continental Divide. Seven cyclists from the Duluth area will attempt the race this year. Photo courtesy of the Adventure Cycling Association
Epic ride: 7 Duluth-area mountain bikers aiming to complete 2,745-mile tour
June 4, 2017 - 10:17am
Lake of the Woods School Phenology Club members collect aquatic insects to study May 25 in the pond that's part of the school forest adjacent to the school. (Submitted photo)
School forests provide outdoor learning opportunities
June 4, 2017 - 7:16am
June 2, 2017
A view of Lake Superior from the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Steve Wagner / Forum News Service
Lake Superior water level on the rise
June 2, 2017 - 3:24pm
May 30, 2017
Suzanne Keithley-Myers talks about a meat allergy she developed as a result of a tick bite. Keithley-Myers was diagnosed with an allergy is called alpha-gal after a tick bite. People that have alpha-gal allergies are allergic to carbohydrates that are found in red meat.  Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Mammal malady: Tick bite blamed for allergy to beef, pork, venison
May 30, 2017 - 7:10am