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March 13, 2018
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has mailed 8,500 surveys to residents of eastern Minnesota to measure public opinion on the band's proposal to reintroduce wild elk to the region. St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
March 13, 2018 - 6:03pm
March 12, 2018
Bob Dunsmore leads a group of South Ridge students on a snowshoe hike near the school on Thursday, March 8. Dunsmore has led first- through sixth-graders at the school either cross-country skiing or snowshoeing every Thursday after school for five winters. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)play button
Making time for the outdoors: South Ridge School club teaches students to ski, snowshoe
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 8, 2018
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The otter seemed 'cute' - until it leaped on her kayak and lunged at her face
March 8, 2018 - 5:06pm
March 1, 2018
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 1, 2018 - 2:51pm
February 25, 2018
Sam Hendrickson, 14, of Duluth skis off the lip of a drop on a North Shore stream on Feb. 18 during an outing with his family. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
February 25, 2018 - 6:08am
February 21, 2018
Green Island Preserve has 12 kick sleds free for use on a first come. first serve basis. Ten of them are Norweigan models, one is a Finnish model and another a racing model. Brian Hansel / Forum News Service
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
February 21, 2018 - 11:42am
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 11, 2018
A Vintage Surfari Wagons VW van. The vehicles can seat up to five people and sleep up to four in two berths.  (Eric Fallecker)
The acceleration of #vanlife
February 11, 2018 - 10:33am
Beth Holst of Duluth is recovering from a 21-foot fall from her deer stand in November. She sustained a broken leg in the accident and uses a cane for stability as she heals. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
February 11, 2018 - 8:44am
Sam Cook
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
February 4, 2018
Anglers in two fishing shelters fish for coho salmon and Kamloops rainbow trout early Thursday morning, Feb. 1, at the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on the North Shore. Cohos have turned up earlier this winter than in most years. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Cohos in the cold: Coho salmon have shown up on the North Shore earlier this winter
February 4, 2018 - 6:46am
Ramona Bracker of Neola, Iowa, stands on the runners of a dogsled at Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips in Ely. Photo courtesy Ramona Bracker
Iowa fields to the north woods: Ely dogsledding experience proves transformative for first-time musher
February 4, 2018 - 6:15am
February 2, 2018
Mike Richard (right) tightens his string  with Dean Albertson at his side during one of the night fly tying classes at Front 20 Outfitters in Perham.
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The tie that binds: Beginners, experts gather to learn fly-tying throughout Minnesota
February 2, 2018 - 1:17pm
January 31, 2018
A NOAA satellite photo taken Wednesday shows little ice over most of western Lake Superior.
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
January 31, 2018 - 10:25pm
January 30, 2018
Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday, Jan. 28. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am