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Field reports: Eagles, sharpshins among high counts last fall at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
51 min 15 sec ago
Ask a conservation officer: When do fishing licenses expire?
1 hour 51 min ago
A pickup broke through the ice on Kimball Bay of the St. Louis River in the past week. Anglers are urged to be cautious when traveling on the ice after a recent warm spell. Photo courtesy of Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report
2 hours 9 min ago
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 26, 2017
3 hours 26 min ago
A mourning dove sits in a tree. Photo by Laura Erickson
Sam Cook column: Another kind of winter -- dove, robin, cardinal
4 hours 5 min ago
February 25, 2017
A white-tailed buck pauses in the woods on a fall morning. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, with the public's help, is developing a deer management plan. DNR officials held a meeting in Duluth on Wednesday night to get input on deer management issues. News Tribune file photo
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
12 hours 7 min ago
A Brule River steelhead puts up a fight. Last fall, more than 5,500 steelhead entered the Brule River on their spawning run, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say. News Tribune file photo
Fall 2016 steelhead run on Brule River about average
14 hours 8 min ago
February 21, 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 21, 2017
February 21, 2017 - 10:35am
February 19, 2017
Houston's fishing report
February 19, 2017 - 5:54am
February 19, 2017 - 2:45am
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: 'Boat show' a mirror of life in the North
February 19, 2017 - 2:32am
White-tailed deer near Barnum. (2014 file / News Tribune)
Deer planning meetings coming to Duluth, Mountain Iron
February 19, 2017 - 2:29am
February 18, 2017
Before dawn on Monday, Caleb Utyro of Superior casts his fishing line into Lake Superior near the mouth of the French River northeast of Duluth. He was among many anglers fishing for Kamloops rainbow trout that morning. (Photos by Sam Cook /
Kamloops rainbows and coho salmon provide early-morning action near the French River
February 18, 2017 - 9:00pm
February 17, 2017
About 3,000 people are expected to take part in the today’s Book Across the Bay from Ashland to Washburn. Amber Mullen / Ashland Daily Press file photo
Book Across the Bay returns tonight
February 17, 2017 - 11:55pm
February 16, 2017
News Tribune's Sam Cook at boat show through Saturday only
February 16, 2017 - 6:23pm