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October 8, 2017
Northern flicker drawn by Mike Jacobs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 14, 2017
Moorhead basketball court to benefit from $20,000 Timberwolves donation
August 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 31, 2017
Alpine Factory owner Jessica Parcheta helps Henry Schwartz, 12, with his form on the fast moving slope on July 6, 2017 at Alpine Factory in Arden Hills, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 14, 2017
Britt (left) and Maari Rohrbaugh ride their horses on Amity Trail on Thursday, July 13. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 19, 2017
Douglas County Sheriff's Department Deputy Shawn Schmidt completes a practice aquatic invasive plant identification exercise with other AIS detector trainees during the University of Minnesota training workshop Friday. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
New squad of AIS detectives about to hit the streets -- er, lakes
June 19, 2017 - 10:00am
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
May 30, 2017
Grahams Island State Park on Devils Lake in North Dakota.
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 28, 2017
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2017
One of the goals is to develop trails connecting recreational areas and communities in the corridor. The Minnesota River Water Trail has been part of the corridor's recreational features for more than 50 years. Forum News Service file photo
Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life
May 19, 2017 - 4:33pm