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February 26, 2017
A mourning dove sits in a tree. Photo by Laura Erickson / Special to Forum News Service
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
23 hours 27 min ago
A white-tailed buck pauses in the woods on a fall morning. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, with the public's help, is developing a deer management plan. DNR officials held a meeting in Duluth on Wednesday night to get input on deer management issues. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
February 26, 2017 - 7:00am
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
February 25, 2017 - 10:17am
February 21, 2017
Unsafe ice forces cancellation of Kids Perch Jerk on Lake Winnibigoshish
February 21, 2017 - 12:43pm
February 19, 2017
t06.28.05  Justin Hayworth    mugCOOK  Mug shot of Sam Cook, outdoor reporter.
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
February 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
February 19, 2017 - 12:28pm
Before dawn on Monday, Feb. 13, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 19, 2017 - 11:27am
A pair of trumpeter swans find the open water where the Mississippi River meets Lake Bemidji in February 2016. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
February 19, 2017 - 10:00am
February 12, 2017
The sun rises behind a deer stand near Clearbrook, Minn. during the 2014 Minnesota Deer Opener.
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
February 9, 2017
Duluth Police Officer Richard LeDoux snapped this photo of a barred owl that jumped onto the hood of his squad car Monday night near the intersection of 21st Avenue East and Superior Street. Passersby at first thought the owl was injured, but it eventually flew off, apparently unharmed. (Richard LeDoux photo)
Owl lands on Minnesota police officer's squad car
February 9, 2017 - 7:59am
February 6, 2017
Wild bison destined for Banff National Park are prepared for loading and travel at Elk Island National Park’s bison handling facility in Alberta, Canada in this January 31 handout photo.    Johane Janelle/Parks Canada/Handout via REUTERS
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
February 5, 2017
020517.O.DNT.IcefestC1 --  Christian Frasier (red shirt) of Duluth, a member of  the Duluth Climbers Coalition, instructs climbers at the 2016 Ice & Mixed Feset held at Quarry Park in West Duluth. Roberta Laidlaw Schneider photo
Climbing fest to celebrate Duluth's newest park
February 5, 2017 - 2:48pm
020517.O.DNT.HikeC1 --  Shane Peltonen of Ashland hikes a portion of the North Country National Scenic Trail in summer 2016. Peltonen hiked 4,700 miles across eight northern states, finishing Oct. 30. He did most of the hike on the North Country National Scenic Trail. Shane Peltonen photo
The 4,700-mile summer: Wisconsin man's long walk across North Country trail
February 5, 2017 - 8:38am
February 2, 2017
Bernie Overby, a member of the DNR deer plan committee, listens Wednesday during a public engagement meeting about a deer management plan held at the Hampton Inn in Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
DNR deer management plan takes first steps: Bemidji meeting one of first to build a comprehensive state deer policy
February 2, 2017 - 9:14am
February 1, 2017
Ryan Anderson gives his lead dogs, Dolce (left) and Heath, a hug and a rub at the end of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Anderson took first place in the race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
February 1, 2017 - 9:14pm