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Sour grapes no more, township winery can make wine
Pequot Lakes church to serve Thanksgiving meal
Gator crashes with vehicle, driver sent to hospital
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Holistic management: Brown’s Ranch finds success in being different
Frozen out of China, American farmers refuse to sell their soybeans
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Pequot Lakes Football: 'They are going to remember you'. Seniors honored at Patriots' banquet
Girls Swimming and Diving: Warrior diver has potential to place at state
Girls Hockey: Warriors come up short in season opener
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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame inducts Matt Straw
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
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Seasonal depression, 'winter blues' and SAD
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Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
Young Authors Conference is Nov. 13 in Staples
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October 12, 2018
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
GRAND FORKS—Although the air remains relatively clean in North Dakota and Minnesota, according to each state's division of air quality,...
October 12, 2018 - 9:01am
October 9, 2018
Expert dispels 5 common wolf myths ahead of International Wolf Symposium
ST. PAUL — L. David Mech is the alpha male of the wolf world. That is, if such a thing existed. Mech, 81, of St. Paul, has spent about...
October 9, 2018 - 9:02pm
Showy Great Egret hunts the Arboretum pond
This Great Egret was spotted in the pond in front of Northland Arboretum on Sept. 24, 2018. Hunted nearly to extinction for it's showy breeding...
October 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Projects to bolster conservation efforts for Minnesota loons will get a huge boost under a settlement agreement announced...
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm
October 8, 2018
New leader of Conservation Fund aims to continue blending environmental, economic development concerns
HUGO, Minn. — It's not always that conservation and economic development go hand-in-hand. However, the new state director of The Conservation...
October 8, 2018 - 9:28pm
New Minnesota nature center blends nature, humor, community service
LAKE ELMO, Minn.—If you feel like playing buckthorn croquet, there is only one place to do it — the Twin Cities area's newest and...
October 8, 2018 - 9:26pm
The world has just over a decade to stop catastrophic global warming, scientists say
The world stands on the brink of failure when it comes to holding global warming to moderate levels, and nations will need to take "unprecedented"...
October 8, 2018 - 9:24pm
October 6, 2018
Two more Minnesota wolves moved to Isle Royale
ISLE ROYALE, Minn. — Another two Minnesota wolves have been moved to Isle Royale in recent days as the National Park Service moves to establish...
October 6, 2018 - 10:27am
October 5, 2018
US will list black rail as threatened: Already down 90 percent, little marsh bird is in trouble
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday, Oct. 5, announced it will move to protect the eastern black rail — a small, secretive swamp-loving...
October 5, 2018 - 9:11pm
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
The International Energy Agency has a sobering warning about the health of the world's oceans. The total amount of oceanic plastic waste is likely...
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
October 4, 2018
Beaver makes his way into Bemidji hotel
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Bemidji DoubleTree hotel received an unexpected guest late Wednesday night, Oct.3. The night auditor at the hotel found...
October 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
Fall color coming along nicely
Trees, especially maples, show off their fall colors Wednesday, Oct. 3, near Rock Lake in Pillsbury State Forest. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch—For...
October 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 2, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
GILBERT, Minn. — Reports of erratic bird activity prompted the Gilbert Police Department to issue a news release Tuesday, Oct. 2. Police...
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
October 1, 2018
Assist offered to bow hunter, retrieving deer from bear claiming it - MnDNR CO Reports
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - Oct. 1, 2018 District 9 - Brainerd area
October 1, 2018 - 3:00pm
Nobel Prize in medicine goes to cancer immunotherapy researchers
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday to cancer researchers James Allison, 70, and Tasuku Honjo, 76, whose studies led...
October 1, 2018 - 6:58am