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July 6, 2017
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton fishes Big Sandy Lake north of McGregor, MN Saturday morning. With temperatures in the 30's, the governor was able to catch a walleye, crappie and two perch. The 69th Annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing opener was based at Big Sandy Lake Resort and Lodge. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
June 25, 2017
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
June 25, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 5, 2017
Outdoor retailer Sierra Trading Post opened at Woodbury’s CityPlace June 4, 2017. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
Sierra Trading Post opens at Woodbury’s CityPlace
June 5, 2017 - 10:56am
May 23, 2017
A worn yearly Minnesota state park pass clings to a windshield Monday, May 22, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
May 5, 2017
Woodbury is proposing these changes, circled in red, to the city's hunting map. Submitted Graphic/City of Woodbury
Woodbury to propose hunting map changes
May 5, 2017 - 11:33am
May 4, 2017
David Freeman of Woodbury takes a selfie of the garbage he collected at a St. Paul park for his Facebook page, David Freeman Garbage Clean-Up. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
Litter-free since 2015: Woodbury man is on a mission to keep parks clean
May 4, 2017 - 9:26am
March 30, 2017
The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee meets Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Senate and House budget committees are wrapping up work on a two-year state budget. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 13, 2017
Outdoor photographer John White spotted this bald eagle at the Big Stone refuge on March 8. John White / submitted photo
Early season signs are everywhere
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
Rich Staffon
A helping hand for ducks
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 1, 2017
Devil's Kettle Falls is located along the Brule River at Judge C.R. Magney State Park, near Hovland on Minnesota's North Shore. Researchers are working to figure out where the water that falls into the "kettle" (at left) re-emerges. Minnesota DNR file photoplay button
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
March 1, 2017 - 9:15am
February 22, 2017
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
February 22, 2017 - 9:30am
February 20, 2017
Organizers cancel 2017 Cold Catfish Cup race
February 20, 2017 - 9:40am
A contestant slides to a stop right before the fence after crossing the finish line during one of the best runs of the day. (Star Gazette photos by Alec Hamilton)
Afton Alps holds inaugural 'Brewers Battle' race and ski-bike extravaganza
January 20, 2017 - 5:16pm
December 14, 2016
Downhill ski season is here (barely) as slopes open around Minnesota
December 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
November 24, 2016
As part of "Free Park Friday" Sibley State Park near New London will offer a free guided hike -- or snowshoe walk depending on trail conditions -- from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving. (Forum News Service photo)
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
November 24, 2016 - 10:00am