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July 9, 2017
Kelsey Poshusta of Adams, Minn., holds the muskie she caught on Mille Lacs Lake on July 2. Her father, Derek Poshusta, measured it Kelsey Poshusta’s muskie as 57.25 inches long and 26.75 inches in girth and estimated its weight between 52 and 55 pounds before they released it.  It was the first muskie Kelsey has caught. (Courtesy photo)
Minnesota woman almost lands record muskie on her first try
July 9, 2017 - 7:31pm
With a lake trout on the line, charter fishing captain Parker Bambenek hands a rod to client Patsy Stengel of Willmar, Minn., and gives her some reeling tips. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Young -- and seasoned: 27-year-old charter captain has been fishing Lake Superior for most of his life
July 9, 2017 - 8:30am
July 2, 2017
Locks hang from loops on old pillings along the Lakewalk near Lake Superior in Duluth Tuesday morning. It is believed that people attached the locks to the posts as "love locks". A love lock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or public fixture to symbolize their love. Typically the sweethearts' names or initials are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
A (lock) tree grows in Canal Park:
July 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
Linda Grotberg, president of the Wimbledon Community Grocery nonprofit board, talks about how the Wimbledon community has embraced and supported the community-owned grocery store. (John M. Steiner / Forum News Service)
Community owned: Small towns find ways to keep grocery stores going
July 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
June 5, 2017
Motorcyclists roll out of Marketplace Foods to begin the 134-mile route on Sunday as part of the Ride for the Troops event in Bemidji. (Micah Friez | Bemidji Pioneer)
Rolling out: 12th annual Ride for the Troops held Sunday
June 5, 2017 - 4:48pm
June 1, 2017
Ready to ride: Hundreds of motorcyclists expected in Bemidji Sunday to honor troops
June 1, 2017 - 5:54pm
May 31, 2017
Trails4Transplants, an organ donation advocacy group, is in the midst of an horse ride across North Dakota and Minnesota to raise money and promote awareness for eye, tissue and organ donation. A stop in Appleton, Minn., is shown Wednesday, May 31. Photo courtesy Trails4Transplants
Horse riders advocate for organ donation in Minnesota, ND
May 31, 2017 - 11:08pm
May 25, 2017
Wayne Thorson, right, shakes hands with Kirk Malkowski after being awarded the Charlie Naylor Lifetime Achievement Award during the 13th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon presented by the Bemidji Chamber on Thursday at the Hampton Inn & Suites. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
A giver receives: Bemidji businessman, philanthropist Wayne Thorson earns lifetime achievement award
May 25, 2017 - 7:54pm
May 20, 2017
David Salo, who lives on Island Lake, holds the 30 1/2-inch walleye he caught on Sunday, May 14, of Minnesota's opening weekend of fishing. He caught the fish on a jig and minnow at a spot where his grandfather took him fishing as a child. (Photo by Ian Eggert)
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
May 20, 2017 - 3:55pm
Jim Isensee is still enjoying what he loves to do at 92 years old. (Photo submitted by Ann Vogel)
'A way of life'
May 20, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
May 18, 2017 - 11:27pm
May 11, 2017
Richfield, Minn., artist Tim Turenne’s painting of a walleye foraging on minnows is featured on the 2017 Minnesota walleye stamp. The stamp isn't required to fish walleyes in Minnesota, but proceeds from sales of the stamps help fund walleye-related initiatives across the state. (Minnesota DNR)
Anticipation builds for Minnesota fishing opener
May 11, 2017 - 8:23pm
Wilderness trust: Put a rock on it
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 30, 2017
Two volunteers with the fishing group Minnesota Steelheader carry trash from the mouth of the Sucker River northeast of Duluth during an Adopt-a-River clean-up event. A landowner whose property borders the river considered closing angler access to the river in part because of trash he has found on his land. Minnesota Steelheader photo
Anglers still have access to lower Sucker River -- for now
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 1, 2017
Heidi Heitkamp
Heitkamp, others reintroduce Sportsmen's Act
April 1, 2017 - 12:20pm
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