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September 16, 2018
This fashion-forward green heron sporting a pompadour was spotted on Grand Oaks Drive in Baxter. Submitted photo / Cis Pecarich
Fashion-forward feathered friend
September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
Bird watchers train their eyes on the skies over Hawk Ridge recently. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Duluth festival all about the hawks
September 16, 2018 - 6:17am
A bald eagle flies low over a northern river in 2016. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service file photo
Goshawk populations decline as bald eagle numbers soar
September 16, 2018 - 6:17am
Dave Guenther, pictured with his wife Barb, was recently inducted into the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame. Submitted Photo
Danecdotes: Guenther to be inducted into Snowmobile Hall of Fame
September 16, 2018 - 6:00am
September 15, 2018
Common loon. MnDNR
Inside the Outdoors: And the Diving Champion is...
September 15, 2018 - 8:00am
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 5:29am
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 9, 2018
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth recently. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
DNR deer meetings attract few hunters
September 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
Hen-of-the-woods mushrooms are sprouting now. The author found this giant last week. The tasty mushroom weighed 13.7 lbs. and was the largest he has ever found. Photo by Bill Marchel
What's up now and yet-to-come in the outdoors
September 9, 2018 - 7:00am
A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's 2018 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 15. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Minnesota ruffed grouse outlook tough to predict
September 9, 2018 - 6:01am
September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim (left) and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 

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Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 9:00am
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
Conservation Officer Scott Fitzgerald, Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (CCSRA), with Conservation Officer Candidate (COC) Hughes seized a wild deer that someone had been raising in their home since it was a fawn - without a permit. The deer was transported to the Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation center. Photo Illustration
Officers seize wild deer from home - MnDNR CO Reports
August 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
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 26, 2018
Brad Dokken
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
August 26, 2018 - 1:10pm
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