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While Yellowstone's staff was furloughed, a snowmobiler got too close to Old Faithful
19-year-old Minn. woman dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen
Monarch butterfly migration was off this year. Researchers are worried.
Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes
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ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
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Women's College Basketball: Lane, Raiders outlast Mesabi Range
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Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Outdoor Notes for Jan. 20
What's Up Outdoors: Experiencing what Lake of the Woods has to offer
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October 8, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Inconsistency marks the northern flicker
If you want to see a flicker, look on the ground and look soon. Flickers are moving south. The flicker is a species of woodpecker, but no matter....
October 8, 2017 - 6:14am
August 26, 2017
Waxwing salvages eclipse experience
The cedar waxwing is always a welcome bird, and never more so than at noon Monday of last week. That was Solar Eclipse Day, and Suezette and...
August 26, 2017 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
The red-tailed hawk is easily the most common raptor in this part of the world, and it is most conspicuous in late August, as young-of-the year...
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 14, 2017
Moorhead basketball court to benefit from $20,000 Timberwolves donation
MOORHEAD —— Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones said playing on outdoor courts was a great part of growing up in this state and...
August 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
DULUTH — Overeager mountain bikers can cause a heap of damage when they hit a wet and muddy trail, but soon riders may have a responsible...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 31, 2017
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — On a recent balmy midsummer day, Shawn Ryan spent his lunch break downhill skiing in a warehouse in Arden Hills. "You...
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 2, 2017
Always in season/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
The other day, I got a package from Babe Belzer of Cando, N.D. Inside was a book she had written. The book's heroine is a wren named Winifred...
July 2, 2017 - 7:57am
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
The barn swallow is a pretty little bird. It also can be an aggressive little pest. Therefore, human beings, and this individual human, tend...
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 19, 2017
New squad of AIS detectives about to hit the streets -- er, lakes
A newly trained batch of gumshoes are about to enter the hunt for aquatic invasive species, casting a dragnet for insidious foreign infiltrators....
June 19, 2017 - 10:00am
June 18, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: A wily heron moves north to nest
GRAND FORKS — A green heron nest has been found in Grand Forks. This is noteworthy because it continues a streak of infrequent but regular...
June 18, 2017 - 9:20am
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2017
Two Minn. counties taking unique step forward to promote recreation, quality of life
NEW ULM, Minn.—Two southern Minnesota counties are working with the Department of Natural Resources to create a plan for more outdoors...
May 19, 2017 - 4:33pm