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April 15, 2018
Snow piled up around the region shows on April 11 that it hasn't been the easiest of winters. But the snow always melts, eventually. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 5, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Senior Climatologist Kenneth Blumenfeld talks about climate change, history and projections with his “Climate Chaos in Minnesota” presentation at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, April 4. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)play button
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
April 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
April 1, 2018
Against a backdrop of cliffs on Daniels Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Kevin Skwira-Brown of Duluth fishes for lake trout during a recent winter camping trip. Sam Cook / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 7, 2018
Danny Sieve (left) helps his 8-year-old daughter Julia Luepke take off down the luge he built in the backyard of their Alexandria home. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
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Dad builds luge run for backyard fun
March 7, 2018 - 6:00am
March 4, 2018
The Carnival Association, formed in 1917, opened a toboggan run off the east end of 10th Street and onto Lake Bemidji. (Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Historical Society)
Winter fun 100 years ago included toboggan runs onto the lake
March 4, 2018 - 7:35am
February 27, 2018
Keeping pace: Budgets for city, county made with above average snowfall in mind
February 27, 2018 - 6:06pm
February 25, 2018
Sam Hendrickson, 14, of Duluth skis off the lip of a drop on a North Shore stream on Feb. 18 during an outing with his family. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
February 25, 2018 - 6:08am
February 20, 2018
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Cold weather car safety
February 20, 2018 - 7:45am
February 18, 2018
Commentary: Taking the optimistic view of the outdoors in winter
February 18, 2018 - 7:31pm
After helping construct a snow shelter, fifth-grader Gianna Figueroa of Hibbing keeps watch on a fishing tip-up during a Cherry School outing on Long Lake near Cherry on Feb. 9. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Taking the classroom to the lake
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
February 18, 2018 - 10:32am
February 4, 2018
Ramona Bracker of Neola, Iowa, stands on the runners of a dogsled at Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips in Ely. Photo courtesy Ramona Bracker
Iowa fields to the north woods: Ely dogsledding experience proves transformative for first-time musher
February 4, 2018 - 6:15am
February 2, 2018
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Trip talk unloads the weight of winter
February 2, 2018 - 6:32am
January 30, 2018
Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday, Jan. 28. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am
January 29, 2018
John Beargrease marathon musher Blair Braverman nears the Trail Center checkpoint with two dogs riding in her sled bag. Steve Kuchera / vplay button
Northwoods traffic jam as mushers, dogs push toward Beargrease finish
January 29, 2018 - 6:04pm
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