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Lawmakers consider fees to ease outdoor budget cuts
Higher fees keep could keep spending on outdoors programs from deeper funding cuts. Even with millions of dollars in fee increases, some budgets...
April 24, 2009 - 8:28am
April 23, 2009
Adrift for hours on Lake Superior ice floe, bear finally floats to safety
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. The bear was first seen by ferry staff...
April 23, 2009 - 8:08am
April 10, 2009
Are dirty feeders killing the Northland's birds?
Redpolls and pine siskins are dying at bird feeders in central and Northeastern Minnesota, and the cause is suspected to be salmonella from spoiled...
April 10, 2009 - 9:56am
March 6, 2009
Goldfinches put on yellow coat as the season moves into spring
As we get further into March, we search for signs of the coming spring. The vernal equinox is March 20, about two weeks away. We see changes...
March 6, 2009 - 2:49pm
February 18, 2009
Mercury rising in Minnesota fish
The amount of toxic mercury in Minnesota walleye and northern pike has been going up since the mid 1990s, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Tuesday. The unexpected increase in mercury was found in an analysis of 25 years of fish from 825 Minnesota lakes by the PCA...
February 18, 2009 - 8:24am
February 9, 2009
Lake of the Woods: Chillin' in Lunkerland
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- There are rules for ice fishing. Not many, but they exist. You must find ice covering a body of water where fish are...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Snow kiting: Hoping for a strong chilly wind
Traveling across ice at a relatively high speed is commonplace for Northland snowmobilers. Traveling behind a kite going 30 mph on skis or a...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Lost, freezing, alone ... until three heroes appeared
She was just a figure in the distance when the three friends from Duluth first spotted her. A woman out walking her dog. Maybe, the men speculated....
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Mushers honor Beargrease after completing marathon's first leg
BEAVER BAY -- Beneath a starry sky, frosty mushers paid tribute late Sunday and early this morning to John Beargrease at his gravesite after...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
New angles on Northland ice-fishing traditions
Ice and anglers; friends and family; new experiences and passing on traditions -- combinations that go well together. On a recent day, Brian...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Ice fishermen find new use for cordless electric drills
Ice fishermen brave winter weather with much preparation to stay safe Several factors affect the relative safety of ice, like temperature, snow cover and currents.
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Sam Cook: Sad news makes love of life more poignant
The word came down three days before Christmas. It came from the siblings gathered 650 miles away. It was the call you know can come at any time, and yet you still are never ready for it. Mom. Cancer. Yes, theoretically it is possible. None of us is immune to the diagnosis. Young....
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Minnesota DNR officials offer safety tips for snowmobilers
Safety officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say the state offers great snowmobiling opportunities, but they want those taking to the trails to be safe. "We want people to take advantage of the snowmobiling opportunities that exist in Minnesota," said Capt....
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Tradition warms the heart on a cold bird hunt
The hunters return to the old red farmhouse. They shuffle in and begin shedding layers. Hunting December pheasants can be cold. One of the hunters gathers newspaper and kindling and starts a fire in the Franklin stove, throwing on chunks of elm. The others unlace boots and plug...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
DNR to allow special deer hunting season starting Dec. 27
The Minnesota DNR will allow a special late-season deer hunt Dec. 27 through Jan. 11 in Permit Area 101 near Skime in northwest Minnesota. The hunt is part of the state's ongoing bovine tuberculosis surveillance and eradication efforts. Details of the hunt include: Hunters...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am