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April 9, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has unveiled a new deer management plan, which establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer. Forum News Service file photoplay button
Minnesota DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 deer
April 9, 2018 - 2:03pm
April 4, 2018
7-year-old Madden Humphreys poses for a picture with his cat, Moon. Both Madden and Moon were born with a cleft lip and different colored eyes. Courtesy / maddenandmoon / LoveWhatMatters Blog
‘We were meant to love this kitty’: Okla. boy adopts cat from Minn. shelter with same rare, genetic conditions
April 4, 2018 - 4:26pm
March 23, 2018
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
March 23, 2018 - 6:37am
March 16, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale made it through the winter but aren't expected to last much longer. The 7-year-old female and 9-year-old male are believed too old to reproduce. National Park Service officials are moving to bring more wolves to the island, perhaps later this year. Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University.
Wolf reintroduction moves closer for Isle Royale off Minnesota's north shore
March 16, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 30, 2018
Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday, Jan. 28. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am
January 7, 2018
Volunteers are needed to trek into the woods later this winter to look for spruce grouse fecal pellets, which are typically long, skinny and greenish black. Minnesota DNR photo.
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
December 21, 2017
William Vagts of Isabella re-enacts the moment when he got down on one knee and grabbed the bear around the neck moments before it would have eaten his corgie Darla. Darla (far left) watches warily from the steps Wednesday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. man recounts how he saved his dog from black bear
December 21, 2017 - 4:50pm
December 18, 2017
Researchers studied the skulls of 662 adult moose on Isle Royale and found the big animals have been shrinking. Moose skull size has declined 16 percent. Photo courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Lake Superior's Isle Royale moose getting smaller
December 18, 2017 - 7:09pm
December 17, 2017
A snowy owl sits atop a fence post in southeastern Minnesota during an irruption in 2012. (Laura Erickson photo)
Snowy owls head south
December 17, 2017 - 6:00am
December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. (Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder)
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
November 6, 2017
A pileated woodpecker rests on a snap in Lakewood Township, Minn. Pileated woodpeckers are considered more abundant in the state now than they were in the early 1900s, and the big bird seems to be doing well across the region. Observers for the bird atlas survey reported 2,393 pileated Woodpecker records. Nests were confirmed in 118 different locations across 37 counties. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minnesota gets first new bird atlas in 81 years
November 6, 2017 - 6:22pm
October 23, 2017
Game wardens find ghost hunters, thought to be deer shiners, in northern Minn. cemetery
October 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
October 20, 2017
Posters across rural Washington County, Iowa, alerted residents to the missing spaniel mix from Kansas City. (Rick Montgomery/Kansas City Star/TNS)
A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home
October 20, 2017 - 2:01pm
October 16, 2017
Items collected from the rubble are set out on steps in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017. (Josh Haner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them
October 16, 2017 - 8:47am
October 5, 2017
Chances of hitting a deer on road going up in Minnesota
October 5, 2017 - 7:53pm