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U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
St. Cloud woman faces up to 30 years for killing father with mallet
Oldest snow monkey in North America dies at Minn. Zoo
Cowboys' Elliott able to play after temporary restraining order granted
Plenty to celebrate for Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon
Waiver rule, not talent, keeps bouncing Wild's Mike Reilly to minors
NFL owners, players meet without national anthem resolution
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
October 15, 2017
Hunter shoots 700-plus-pound bear in northwest Minnesota
ROSEAU, Minn. — Jan Johnson knew the bear was in the area, and he knew it was big. He was right; it was. Johnson, of rural Roseau, toughed...
October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
An old dog's last grouse retrieve
NORTHWEST OF ISLAND LAKE, Minn. — Phil Johnson was up near his hunting shack northwest of Island Lake one day when he came across an older...
October 15, 2017 - 6:01am
Sam Cook: On a Dakota morning, the waiting is good
I received the text early one morning this past week. It came from a buddy of mine who was out west — North Dakota — hunting. His...
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
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 12, 2017
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
Lake of the Woods
October 12, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 11, 2017
Thieves caught on trail cameras stealing deer stands in Minnesota
The Duluth Police Department on Tuesday asked for the public's help in identifying at least two individuals allegedly involved in the theft of...
October 11, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 8, 2017
Woman to woman: Meadow Kouffeld on women in hunting
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Meadow Kouffeld remembers when she discovered she wanted to be a wildlife biologist. "I found out there was such...
October 8, 2017 - 8:18am
Challenging pheasant season expected in Minnesota, ND, SD
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota. Down. South Dakota. Down. North Dakota. Down. Iowa. Down. The numbers don't lie. By the numbers, hunters are...
October 8, 2017 - 8:04am
October 1, 2017
How to avoid getting lost in the woods
Grouse hunting is, by its nature, a walk in the woods. A couple of recent lost-hunter incidents, one in Pine County and another near Remer,...
October 1, 2017 - 1:23pm
September stream: Brule River calls to fall anglers
ON WISCONSIN'S BRULE RIVER — It was almost as if the ancient white pines knew. As sure as their spent needles were piling up beneath outreached...
October 1, 2017 - 7:56am
Minnesota bear harvest will be higher than anticipated
DULUTH, Minn. — Despite reducing the number of permits available to bear hunters this fall, wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department...
October 1, 2017 - 7:14am
Pheasant numbers are down in North Dakota; neighboring states face same scenario
GRAND FORKS — Pheasant hunters in North Dakota can expect to cover more ground this fall. Hammered by a severe winter that affected survival...
October 1, 2017 - 6:13am
September 28, 2017
OUTDOORS: Sight-in days at shooting park
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Shooting Association (BASA) will host four rifle sight-in days for the public in October at the Northland Regional...
September 28, 2017 - 4:11pm
September 27, 2017
UPDATED: Missing hunter found in Chippewa National Forest
REMER -- A hunter missing for four days was found alive in a swamp in the Chippewa National Forest on Tuesday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office on Monday afternoon received a report of a missing hunter in rural Boy Lake Township north of Remer, Minn., according to a release. The...
September 27, 2017 - 6:16pm