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October 15, 2017
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
NORTHWEST OF ISLAND LAKE, Minn. — Phil Johnson had shot the woodcock over his young Brittany's point, and he had seen the bird go down...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
DULUTH — Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control says it was the largest nuisance bear he's ever trapped for a homeowner. He trapped...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
October 5, 2017
Chances of hitting a deer on road going up in Minnesota
DULUTH — Drivers on Minnesota highways are slightly more likely to hit a deer this year than last according to an annual assessment by...
October 5, 2017 - 7:53pm
September 27, 2017
Northern Minn. hunter has harrowing encounter with pack of wolves
ISABELLA, Minn.—Justin Bailey of Keewatin was hunting ruffed grouse near Isabella on Tuesday morning when a wolf chased his hunting dog...
September 27, 2017 - 6:06pm
September 19, 2017
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
DULUTH, Minn. — A previously little-known infectious disease has emerged as a major killer of frogs in Minnesota and nine other states,...
September 19, 2017 - 7:59pm
September 17, 2017
Working toward a better deer herd
It's a big challenge — crafting a formal plan to manage Minnesota's diverse deer herd. That's what wildlife officials with the Minnesota...
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 12, 2017
Hero Dogs program enlists pups to help those who served
A new school year is starting. No, not yours. We're talking about the newest class in the Hero Dogs training program. These special pups were...
September 12, 2017 - 12:52pm
September 10, 2017
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
DULUTH — Minnesota's bear harvest is down from last year, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. But some bear guides...
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 27, 2017
Bear hunters looking for another good season this fall
Last fall, Minnesota bear hunters were beneficiaries of a skimpy supply of natural foods in the woods. In other words, the bears were hungry...
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 20, 2017
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
FOND DU LAC RESERVATION, Minn. — On a sunny, mid-August afternoon, Drew Erickson took a quick GPS reading and then bolted into the woods...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused
Margarita Woc Colburn's childhood memories of a July 1991 total solar eclipse in Central America are of a social gathering for excited adult...
August 18, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 16, 2017
Horse breeding in Minnesota is a high-risk, high-reward business
On the seventh day of his vigil, Scott Rake hovered over his laptop and rubbed his bleary eyes. His mare, Peaceful Sky, should have given...
August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
August 9, 2017
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
You've heard about the carbon footprint, but what about the carbon paw-print? According to a new study, U.S. cats' and dogs' eating patterns...
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 4, 2017
Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
Dusk is coming on. The camp dishes are long since done. I've taken one last swim off the point to cool down. We know what comes next: The mosquito...
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
August 3, 2017
The true story of 2 fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife
Patrol ranger Bert Gildart was driving down the highest pass in Glacier National Park just after midnight on Aug. 13, 1967, when a woman's voice...
August 3, 2017 - 11:03am