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January 31, 2019
Clayton Miller poses with the world record bighorn ram he shot while hunting last October in South Dakota. Submitted photo
World record bighorn ram bagged in southwest South Dakota
January 31, 2019 - 8:20pm
Christian Hoffman sets the hook on a big smallmouth bass just before sunrise on Mille Lacs Lake. Submitted photo / Christian Hoffman
Ice fishing for smallmouth bass
January 31, 2019 - 3:38pm
January 30, 2019
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness permit reservation site opens, then shuts down
January 30, 2019 - 6:38pm
January 28, 2019
A new grant will allow the relocation of up to six Ontario wolves to Isle Royale in coming days even if the federal government shuts down again. Another grant will cover ongoing research on the Lake Superior island. Michigan Tech photo
Isle Royale wolf transplant to advance
January 28, 2019 - 9:01pm
January 27, 2019
John Beargrease marathon racer Jennifer Freking waves to the crowd shortly after leaving the starting chute Sunday. Freking was the first racer on the trail. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Teams hit the trail for 35th Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
January 27, 2019 - 7:16pm
January 26, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth in 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Zebra mussels’ best friend: Wakeboard boats, U study finds
January 26, 2019 - 9:15pm
A bull elk stands in the snow along one of the trails at Wilebski's Evergreen Acres in Kittson County in this undated photo taken by Larry Wilebski. Elk are just one of the many wildlife species inhabiting the northwest Minnesota property, Wilebski says. (Photo courtesy of Larry Wilebski/ Evergreen Acres)
Wilebski’s Evergreen Acres in Minn. a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts
January 26, 2019 - 6:01pm
Wheeled ice fishing houses have become all the rage in recent years, and it's not unusual for owners to spend days at a time on the ice. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Brad Dokken: Night on the big lake puts wheelhouse craze in focus
January 26, 2019 - 2:50pm
Submitted/ Conservation Officer Shane Vernier, Willmar, (left) is presented the Willard Munger Wetlands Achievement Award by Enforcement Division Director Rodmen Smith.
Willmar area conservation officer honored
January 26, 2019 - 6:28am
January 24, 2019
Doug Franke, area wildlife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Thief River Falls, photographed this mule deer buck Jan. 14, north of Thief River Falls. The buck, which appeared physically healthy, was shot by DNR conservation officer Tony Elwell on Jan. 17 after acting disoriented and posing a threat to motorists. Results from lymph node and brain tests are pending. Photo courtesy of Doug Franke, Minnesota DNR
DNR shoots wayward mule deer acting strangely near Thief River Falls
January 24, 2019 - 4:38pm
From October to April, fly-tying enthusiasts gather at Lake Monster Brewing in St. Paul on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Crafting flies and craft beer a perfect match
January 24, 2019 - 8:00am
January 23, 2019
April and Kendra Randrup of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., are framed by an archway covered by icicles during a visit to the Apostle Island sea caves near Cornucopia, Jan. 16, 2015. Although the caves are not accessible so far this year, caves on the Red Cliff reservation on the other side of the peninsula are accessible for guided tours. Forum News Service file photo.
Adventure business offering guided tours to Lake Superior tribal land ice caves
January 23, 2019 - 7:13pm
January 19, 2019
Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe stands next to some of the fish caught in January 2015 during the Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department's Ice Fishing Tournament on Devils Lake. The tournament is a fundraiser for the fire department. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
January 19, 2019 - 4:51pm
Erin Altemus leaves home for a quick run with a team of six dogs recently. Altemus and musher husband Matt Schmidt have 40 sled dogs at their home three miles off the Gunflint Trail. Altemus is competing in this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
January 19, 2019 - 4:08pm
January 18, 2019
Tom Rost of Devils Lake watches his electronics for signs of fish Tuesday, Jan. 15, while fishing in a SnoBear. Rost manages Newby's Ace Hardware Bait and Tackle in Devils Lake, offering an extensive line of fishing supplies in addition to guided SnoBear trips through Lake Country Guide Services and the store, which owns two SnoBears. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
January 18, 2019 - 7:59pm