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March 11, 2018
Brainerd library hosts gardening class
March 11, 2018 - 11:30am
February 18, 2018
You can’t miss the Winter Triangle. Face south around 7:30-8 p.m. the next clear night and look up. Three bright stars — Sirius, Procyon and Betelgeuse — outline the figure. Much like the Summer Triangle of summertime and fall, the Milky Way cuts directly across the triangle. You can see it in the photo as a thicker band of stars. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 16, 2018
Light from a Bear Paw Guides fishing shack reflects on the ice of Upper Red Lake on Jan. 27, 2015. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
February 15, 2018
A large bull moose moves through a Northeastern Minnesota forest during last year's aerial population survey. Moose numbers are fairly stable again this year but remain at a low level. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 9, 2018
Crow Wing SWCD seeks applicants for paid apprenticeship
February 9, 2018 - 9:30am
February 4, 2018
Ask the Master Gardener: Taking care of flowers as they fade
February 4, 2018 - 10:30am
February 2, 2018
Darren Mayers (left) checks out the tree order by Thomas Stanforth, a regular Crow Wing County Soil and Water Conservation District tree sale customer, in 2015. Stanforth planted thousands of trees on his Pine River farm before he died in December. Submitted photo
Crow Wing SWCD hosts open house and tree sale
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 30, 2018
Clouds will make the eclipse difficult to view across a large part of the northern tier from the Midwest to the Northwest. That is not good news for residents in Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland, Oregon. AccuWeather.com
Rare super blue moon eclipse viewing forecast: Not so good
January 30, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 15, 2018
Kyle Kline greets the sunrise on a frigid Saturday morning as he hunts for coyotes. Iain Woessner / Forum News Service
Hunters brave winter wilderness to hunt coyotes
January 15, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 14, 2018
Brad Dokken, outdoors columnist
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
January 14, 2018 - 6:34am
January 3, 2018
Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Committee member Scott Walz takes an auger to drill a hole through the ice on Little Detroit Lake, testing its depth in anticipation of next week's ice harvest. Submitted photo
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
December 31, 2017
Jim Brandt replants bluffs at the Rollie Johnson Natural and Recreational Area.
Pine River man named Crow Wing, Area 8 Conservationist of Year
December 31, 2017 - 8:00am
December 24, 2017
Kepler-90 is a 14th magnitude star in Draco near the border with Cygnus, a.k.a. the Northern Cross. Courtesy photo / Stellarium
Artificial intelligence helps nail 8-planet solar system like our own
December 24, 2017 - 11:53am
December 17, 2017
An artist concept depicting one of NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft. Humanity’s farthest and longest-lived spacecraft are celebrating 40 years in August and September 2017. NASA/JPL-Caltech
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
December 17, 2017 - 11:15am
December 16, 2017
An example of an invasive earthworm found in the Fennoscandian arctic region.
Unnoticed, underneath your feet - The global earthworm invasion
December 16, 2017 - 8:00am