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September 11, 2018
Summer in the northern hemisphere doesn't officially end until the autumnal equinox in the third week of September. But the climatic differences south to north over the country mean that here in Minnesota the symptoms of fall will come well in advance of what our calendars and TV meteorologists tell us. Photo Illustration.
Inside the Outdoors: Not all mourn the passing of summer
September 11, 2018 - 8:00am
September 8, 2018
Golf results - Sept. 8, 2018
September 8, 2018 - 10:00am
September 5, 2018
A rooster pheasant takes flight across a field. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota roadside pheasant count up 19 percent from last year
September 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 31, 2018
Blake Ernst shows off the handmade "Miss Manuella" at the Gull Lake Classic Boat Show at Bar Harbor on Saturday, Aug. 25. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Gull Lake Classic Boat Show
August 31, 2018 - 8:00am
August 27, 2018
Many of us would rather have a day in the marsh when we see 100 ducks and bag two, than see six ducks and bag them all. But there have been too many years of late when the season concludes with duck hunters feeling comradeship with Charlie Brown. Photo Illustration.
Inside the Outdoors: Like Charlie Brown, Minnesota duck hunters want to believe
August 27, 2018 - 10:00am
August 21, 2018
The number of mallards and most other ducks across North America are down this year from 2017 but remain above long-term averages. Forum News Service file photo
North American duck numbers down, but above average
August 21, 2018 - 6:01pm
August 19, 2018
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
August 19, 2018 - 6:30am
July 30, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Amphibious, amphibian, and related fine points
July 30, 2018 - 11:00am
July 19, 2018
Alex Lelwica of Brainerd rope-swings into a water pit at the Paul Bunyan Extreme Race Saturday, July 14. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Paul Bunyan Extreme
July 19, 2018 - 8:00am
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 11, 2018
Apply by Aug. 17 for Camp Ripley Archery Hunts
July 11, 2018 - 3:00am
July 8, 2018
When grouse or pheasant chicks' feathers become water-soaked - especially in cool temperatures - they rapidly lose body heat, which can easily be fatal. It's hypothermia, just as it would be for a human, though with our kind we typically associate it with immersion in cold water, or exposure in winter.
Inside the Outdoors: Wetness may be a mixed blessing for 2018 gamebird outlook
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 7, 2018
Internet access is needed to install the app and map files, but once they are installed, they do not need internet access or cell phone service to function. MN DNR image
DNR upgrades outdoor recreation maps for mobile devices
July 7, 2018 - 7:00am
July 2, 2018
Inside the Outdoors: Foes of dedicated conservation funding are already laying plans
July 2, 2018 - 7:30am
June 29, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am