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November 21, 2018
All of the lifts at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area will be operational in time for the "White Friday" season opener, Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. Forum News Service file photo
You say Black Friday, I say White Friday as Detroit Lakes ski resort opens
14 hours 44 min ago
November 19, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received confirmation from the University of Minnesota diagnostic lab in St. Paul that distemper is responsible for the recent outbreak of sick gray fox and raccoons in the city of Bemidji and outlying areas, officials said Monday. (Minnesota DNR photo)
DNR confirms distemper in gray foxes, raccoons in area
November 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
Hunting with a 7mm-O8 near Nebish, Allie Theisen landed two deer with one bullet. Send in your hunting photos to news@bemidjipioneer.com 
Submitted photo.
That’s some shot! Blackduck youth downs two deer with single shot
November 19, 2018 - 10:34am
November 18, 2018
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: The debate on feeding deer continues
November 18, 2018 - 7:30am
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PAUL NELSON FISHING: No need to rush it when it comes to ice
November 18, 2018 - 7:20am
A view of the St. Louis River from the Overlook Loop at the Grand Avenue Nordic Ski Center in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
November 18, 2018 - 6:00am
November 17, 2018
Jay Burfield of Bennett drags out the 8-point white-tailed buck he shot during Wisconsin's gun deer opener north of Solon Springs as his father Tom Burfield brings up the rear Saturday morning, Nov. 17. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Wisconsin deer hunt tradition continues: Approaching a half century, Finstad family deer camp mixes fun, success
November 17, 2018 - 5:10pm
Jay Burfield of Bennett drags out the 8-point white-tailed buck he shot during Wisconsin's gun deer opener north of Solon Springs as his father Tom Burfield brings up the rear Saturday morning, Nov. 17. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Wisconsin deer hunt tradition continues: Approaching a half century, Finstad family deer camp mixes fun, success
November 17, 2018 - 5:10pm
November 15, 2018
Burnsville High School students get ready for Buck Hill to open in Burnsville on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. This is opening day of the hill. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
November 15, 2018 - 9:00pm
November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
The fate of P-22, a mountain lion who lives near Hollywood and has a big fan base, remains unclear. National Park officials say they are optimistic, because the fire in his home, Griffith Park, was fairly small and brief.  National Park Service.
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
November 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
November 10, 2018
Kaylee Felege, 9 months, wears noise-cancelling earmuffs on a recent hunting trip in western North Dakota with her mother, Susan Felege. Special to Forum News Serviceplay button
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. Minnesota DNR file photo
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
November 7, 2018 - 12:52pm
Steve Hoffman has been hired as Forum Communications Co.'s outdoors editor. Photo by Michael Vosburg /Forum News Service
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
November 7, 2018 - 12:01pm
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