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October 18, 2018
Steve Kolbe, NRRI research scientist, nails a bird house to a tamarack tree in the Sax-Zim bog Wednesday afternoon to encourage boreal chickadees to nest. Their numbers are down due to climate change. Bob King / Forum News Service
A fall fairytale: Scientists hang 500 birdhouses to study boreal chickadees
18 hours 43 min ago
October 17, 2018
Great River Rescue volunteer Racheal Spears spends time with Dracula outside of the shelter on Wednesday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Looking forward: Great River Rescue outlines growth opportunities in strategic plan
October 17, 2018 - 7:17pm
October 10, 2018
Squirrel image from Wikipedia by BirdPhotos.com - BirdPhotos.com, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9645353
Woman brings 'emotional support' squirrel on plane. That doesn't fly with Frontier
October 10, 2018 - 12:59pm
October 9, 2018
747, a bear who has been compared to a Macy's Thanksgiving parade balloon, is facing off with 409 in the Fat Bear Week finals. Photo courtesy of Katmai National Park and Preserve
America's fattest bear has now been crowned
October 9, 2018 - 9:08pm
October 2, 2018
The Gilbert Police Department received about a half-dozen calls regarding drunken birds on Monday. Experts said the birds had likely eaten fermented berries. (Gary Meader / Forum News Service)
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
September 27, 2018
Man caught on Ring Doorbell Video abandoning a hamster still in its cage on the doorstep of a north Fargo homeowner Wednesday night, Sept. 26. Special to Forum News Service
Fargo man stunned after video doorbell shows stranger abandoning pet hamster on his front porch
September 27, 2018 - 2:53pm
September 17, 2018
Birds that spend their winter in the continental U.S., like this dark-eyed junco, have a poorer rate of return to their summer grounds than birds that winter in the tropics, according to a new study. Courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
Tony Alsup takes a selfie with the rescued dogs and cats. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Tony Alsup
Noah's Ark except it's a school bus: Truck driver rescues 64 dogs and cats from floods of Hurricane Florence
September 17, 2018 - 7:22am
September 5, 2018
Great River Rescue Fall Harvest Dinner set for Oct. 14
September 5, 2018 - 12:43pm
September 3, 2018
Calvary Lutheran Church to host annual animal blessing
September 3, 2018 - 1:31pm
August 27, 2018
After 11 days on the lam, Flash the tortoise was found 9 miles from his home in Duluth. Photo submitted by Meredith Saiki
Runaway tortoise found 9 miles from Duluth home
August 27, 2018 - 8:10pm
Hawaiian monk seal pup asleep near Poipu Beach, Kauai.  Photo by Carrie Barbash
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
August 26, 2018
Darin Brooks and Amanda Gehri unload a Clydesdale draft horse in front of the horse barn on the Minnesota State fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota State Fair expands horse show
August 26, 2018 - 6:45am
August 21, 2018
Connor McCarthy and his puppy, Bentley, a Goldendoodle. McCarthy is an employee of Nina Hale, a Minneapolis-based digital marketing agency. Special to Forum News Service
Puppy owning employees of this Twin Cities company can now work from home thanks to new 'fur-ternity' leave policy
August 21, 2018 - 1:18pm
August 19, 2018
Darrin Wixo and Sheila Sutton Wixo ride behind their trained Highland cattle Gravy, left, and Biscuit. The two oxen are about half their full-grown weight. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Step by step, couple learns to train, care for oxen team
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am