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March 13, 2018
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has mailed 8,500 surveys to residents of eastern Minnesota to measure public opinion on the band's proposal to reintroduce wild elk to the region. St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
March 13, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 26, 2018
Whitney Olson of Forada, holding the halter of her heifer, Demi, won the National Western Stock Show Supreme Champion Percentage Simmental in both the Junior Show and the Open Show. She is pictured with (left to right) Nick Olson, Lucas Anderson, Judges Lindsey and John Grimes, Randy Anderson, Michaela Olson, Paisley and Michaela Olson and Jason Anderson. (Contributed photo)
Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
February 26, 2018 - 5:11pm
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 5, 2018
A group of Canada lynx, likely a female lynx with her four kittens, gathered on a road near Tofte in front of photographer Thomas Spence on Saturday morning. Seeing a family group of lynx is a rarity. Photo courtesy of Thomas Spence
'I couldn't believe it': Tofte photographer stumbles on rare lynx sighting
February 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 30, 2018
Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday, Jan. 28. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am
January 29, 2018
New study links wolf numbers to moose calf survival
January 29, 2018 - 7:11pm
John Beargrease marathon musher Blair Braverman nears the Trail Center checkpoint with two dogs riding in her sled bag. Steve Kuchera / vplay button
Northwoods traffic jam as mushers, dogs push toward Beargrease finish
January 29, 2018 - 6:04pm
January 28, 2018
Blair Braverman slaps hands with a fan shortly after starting the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on Sunday. This is the first time Braverman is running the marathon; she has run the mid-distance race. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
First-day jitters: Nerves, excitement as Beargrease gets underway
January 28, 2018 - 10:47pm
January 25, 2018
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Where’s Ace? Someone took a puppy for a walk from a Minn. animal shelter and never returned.
January 25, 2018 - 4:38pm
January 22, 2018
Daniel, an emotional-support duck, on board an American Airlines flight.  Mark Essig.
Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes
January 22, 2018 - 11:54am
January 16, 2018
Water flows into a tailings pond at the Suncor Energy oil sands mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
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
January 5, 2018
A new book asks: How long does a dachshund's body really need to be?
January 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
December 31, 2017
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 27, 2017
Two dogs killed a woman on Christmas Eve, authorities say; her husband blames the owner
December 27, 2017 - 8:33pm