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A wolf trapped on Ontario's Michipichoten Island awaits its release on Isle Royale. Seven Ontario wolves were moved to Isle Royale over the weekend. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry photo.
More wolves relocated to Isle Royale
47 min 6 sec ago
Paul Dick of Grand Rapids, Minn. (left), and Rex Hibbert of Henry, Idaho, pause by a large Inukshuk, an Inuit landmark, Thursday, March 7, 2019 on the shore of Hudson Bay near Churchill, Man. Along with Rob Hallstrom of Park Rapids, Minn., the trio snowmobiled nearly 3,000 during a recent trek to Churchill and back from Grand Rapids. Courtesy photo / Rob Hallstrom
Snowmobile enthusiasts make epic trip from northern Minnesota to Hudson Bay -- and back
7 hours 28 min ago
March 22, 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
Last Michipicoten Island wolves going to Isle Royale
March 22, 2019 - 4:48pm
March 20, 2019
Tony Stetz, of Cormorant, Minn., holds a hefty tullibee caught recently in an Otter Tail County, Minn., lake. Mike McFeely / The Forum
McFeely: Tullibee, or not tullibee — Unique fish provides a fun day on the ice
March 20, 2019 - 7:20pm
March 18, 2019
Rob Henderson in 2018. Photo by John Storkamp, courtesy of Rob Henderson
Minnesota runner wins 350-mile Alaska race
March 18, 2019 - 11:06am
John Hart, wildlife disease specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, right, talks to his crew Sunday, March 17, at the Mission Lake Wildlife Management Area about the procedure the specialists will use to collect and survey deer for possible chronic wasting disease. The four-person crew is expected to shoot deer for 10 days in the Lower Mission Lake area north of Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Chronic wasting disease specialists start Crow Wing project
March 18, 2019 - 10:00am
March 14, 2019
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will make good on a promise made last June to delist wolves across the lower 48 states, removing Engendered Species Act protections. Courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Federal plan to remove wolf protections to open for public comment
March 14, 2019 - 6:59pm
March 13, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan and Hi-Banks Resort owner Tim Wagner examine a fish house whose owner has talked to Wagner about hiring someone to remove it from Fish Lake. The house is at least two miles via ice road from Hi-Banks, Wagner said. Ice houses have to be off area lakes by Monday. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
March 13, 2019 - 7:12pm
Pete Kaiser of of Bethel, Alaska, crosses the finish line to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, on March 13, 2019. Diana Haecker / Reuters
Alaskan musher wins his first Iditarod, crossing finish line in Nome
March 13, 2019 - 12:51pm
Hall of fame angler Dave Genz developed many of the tools that successful ice fishermen use today, but it was his Trap Attack tournament series that helped spread the word across the ice belt. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Ice-fishing tournament tactics for more and bigger panfish
March 13, 2019 - 11:24am
Alex Galt / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

A pair of ring-necked pheasants are shown at Morris Wetland Management District in western Minnesota in this undated photo. This winter has been tough on wildlife, but the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in New London has not received many reports of problems.
Rated 'severe' in this region, winter stresses wildlife too
March 13, 2019 - 5:01am
March 11, 2019
Four moose photographed during the Minnesota DNR's 2019 winter survey conducted in January. These moose were in the Pagami Creek fire area that burned in a 2011 wildlfire, creating perfect moose habitat. Photo by Mike Schrage
Minnesota moose holding their own
March 11, 2019 - 5:46pm
Zebra mussels on a piece of pipe taken from an infested waterway. The Minnesota DNR on Monday, March 11, confirmed zebra mussel larvae have been found in Upper red Lake. Forum News Service file photo.
DNR finds zebra mussel larvae in Upper Red Lake
March 11, 2019 - 4:32pm
March 10, 2019
Capt. Red Gibson, proprietor of Nauti-Gal Fishing Adventures out of Naples, Fla., pilots his 29-foot Intrepid offshore fishing boat on a recent trip. John Myers / Forum News Service
Florida fishing frenzy: “Guns! Guns! Guns!” Group’s Gulf grouper gathering goes great
March 10, 2019 - 7:05am
March 8, 2019
This mule deer buck, shot Jan. 17 north of Thief River Falls after authorities determined its strange behavior posed a risk to motorists along U.S. Highway 59, has tested positive for brain worm infection. Photo courtesy Doug Franke, Minnesota DNR
Mule deer buck shot by authorities north of TRF had brain worm
March 8, 2019 - 8:09pm