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October 21, 2018
Brad Dokken
Losing Hides for Habitat would have been a shame
21 hours 46 min ago
Grouse hunter Jim DePalo of Falls, Penn., looks on as hunting guide Jens Heig works on taking blood and feather samples and the heart from a grouse shot last week on the Chippewa National Forest. The Minnesota DNR will check samples from up to 400 grouse this fall to find out how prevalent West Nile virus is in the popular game bird.  John Myers /
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
Minnesota bear harvest down from '17
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
Scaly-cap mushrooms (pholiota) clusters appear at the base of trees in the autumn woods. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Late-season mushrooms respond to rains
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
Jarrid Houston
Houston column: Steelhead and muskies still biting
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
October 20, 2018
Outdoors calendar
October 20, 2018 - 7:48pm
Jens Heig and Ken Taylor with a woodcock shot over English pointer Tyler, Taylor's 7-year-old hunting dog. John Myers /
Pointing dog enthusiasts take ruffed grouse hunting to the next level
October 20, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 17, 2018
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health on Wednesday confirmed the state's first-ever case of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, saying it killed six of seven captive deer at a southern Minnesota farm.  (file / News Tribune)
New deer disease confirmed at Minnesota farm
October 17, 2018 - 4:17pm
EHD, or Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, has been confirmed in six captive deer in southeast Minnesota. EHD affects members of the deer family, and whitetails are highly susceptible. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
October 17, 2018 - 2:06pm
October 15, 2018
Minnesota's youth deer season gets underway Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 21 in parts of northwest Minnesota, southeast Minnesota and Twin Cities metro permit area 601. The season is open to 10- to 15-year-old hunters, who must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult 18 years old or older. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
MN DNR Weekly Report for Oct. 15, 2018
October 15, 2018 - 2:10pm
October 14, 2018
Tom Kulesza catches a bass in the Boundary Waters. Courtesy photo
Anglers and hunters share their BWCAW stories
October 14, 2018 - 5:20pm
The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle along the North Kawishiwi River on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (file / News Tribune)
A timeline of BWCAW history
October 14, 2018 - 5:17pm
Chip Leer of Walker, Minn., has earned a place in the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame for a 30-year career as a fishing guide, product innovator and promoter and outdoor communicator. Chip Leer / Fishing the WildSide / Special to Forum News Service
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
October 14, 2018 - 8:25am
Paddlers on Rose Lake in the BWCAW. Congress gave final approval to creating the federal wilderness Oct. 15, 1978. (file / News Tribune)
BWCAW turns 40
October 14, 2018 - 5:00am