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Ambient temperatures dipped into the -30F range during the winter camping excursion Rick Mercil of Grand Forks and three friends made to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeast Minnesota. (Photo courtey of Rick Mercil)
Winter BWCA adventure qualifies as extreme camping
7 hours 11 min ago
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 25
13 hours 1 min ago
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
15 hours 24 min ago
Karli Skog
Area Female Athlete: Pequot's Skog sets stage for success
15 hours 32 min ago
What's Up Outdoors: Switching gears
17 hours 1 min ago
February 24, 2018
American Birkebeiner women's winner Caitlin Gregg smiles while talking to her husband, Brian, after collapsing across the finish line Saturday in Hayward. It was Caitlin Gregg's fifth Birkie title. (Photo courtesy of American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation)
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
February 24, 2018 - 7:28pm
February 23, 2018
Americans Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning the gold medal in the ladies' cross-country skiing team sprint freestyle final during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre. Soobum Im / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
February 23, 2018 - 5:34pm
Heavy snow hangs on trees Friday morning in Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore. It was reported the area received nearly 8 inches of snowfall. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Heavy Snow
February 23, 2018 - 2:41pm
February 22, 2018
The Crosslake Community School Archery Team saw 13 of its athletes participate in the 2018 Nugget Invitational Archery Tournament in Hawley on Saturday, Feb. 17. Submitted photo
Crosslake archers take third in Hawley
February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Boys Basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
February 22, 2018 - 6:30am
PR-B forwards Alyssa Semmler, left, and Gabby Rainwater have provided solid play on both ends of the court for a PR-B basketball team that is currently 17-8 overall. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Danecdotes: A force down low - Semmler, Rainwater anchor PR-B post game
February 22, 2018 - 3:00am
February 21, 2018
PR-B's Rylie Hirschey and a Nevis player go after a loose ball in the Tigers win over Nevis Tuesday, Feb. 13. Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent
Girls Basketball: Tigers top Nevis, Fall to Red Lake
February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
PR-B's Nick Ackerman drives up the court in the Tigers' 73-64 win over Wadena-Deer Creek on Thursday, Feb. 15. Lena Richards / Echo Journal Correspondent
Boys basketball: Tigers win three
February 21, 2018 - 1:30pm
Pequot Lakes forward Olivia Lane goes for a rebound in the Patriots' game against Detroit Lakes on Thursday, Feb. 15. Sydney Ellison / Echo Journal Correspondent
Girls basketball: Patriots win two Mid-State games
February 21, 2018 - 1:00pm
Northern Lakes goalie Jake Arnold drops down for a pad save against North Branch on Thursday, Feb. 15. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Boys hockey: Lightning fall to North Branch in season finale
February 21, 2018 - 12:00pm