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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
January 29, 2017
JOHN EGGERS: Ice fishers: The original founders of mindfulness
January 29, 2017 - 5:27am
January 28, 2017
Kris Williams helps his son Benton Williams, 6, straighten out his fishing line at the beginning of the Beaver Freeze Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday near Diamond Point Park on Lake Bemidji. Kris said the two decided to participate in the event about a half hour before it began. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
PHOTOS: BSU hosts "Beaver Freeze" Ice Fishing Tournament on Lake Bemidji
January 28, 2017 - 3:29pm
January 25, 2017
Fishing boats fill the water near Williams Narrows at dawn on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn., during the Minnesota fishing opener. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Dayton wants big bucks for natural resources: Licenses, fees would go up under governor’s 2017 budget plan
January 25, 2017 - 6:34pm
January 18, 2017
DNR seeks public input on forest roads, trails in new Cass County state forest
January 18, 2017 - 4:37pm
January 15, 2017
A Minnesota angler holds a walleye before releasing it. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are considering reducing the state's walleye limit from six to four. News Tribune file
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
January 15, 2017 - 2:58pm
January 12, 2017
Skiers round the first corner during 12K skate race at the 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn held at Buena Vista Ski Area. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Snowjourn returns on Saturday: Buena Vista event is Bemidji’s oldest ski event
January 12, 2017 - 4:25pm
Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais made this photo of himself shortly after extricating himself from a crevasse he had fallen into near the base of Alaska's Mount Hunter on Saturday. The ice axe he clung to while trying to get out of the crevasse is still embedded in the snow near his feet. Lonnie Dupre photo
After narrow escape, Minnesota adventurer calls off Alaska 14,573--foot mountain climb
January 12, 2017 - 2:57pm
January 10, 2017
Forum News Service file photo by Matt Gade.
More chronic wasting disease-infected deer suspected in Minnesota
January 10, 2017 - 12:52pm
January 4, 2017
Bemidji participates in cross country ski program
January 4, 2017 - 12:20pm