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Rich Las holds a large male freshwater prawn at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr. The species of prawn that Las raises is the giant river prawn, or macrobrachium rosenbergii, and is one of the biggest freshwater prawns in the world.  (Clint Austin /
Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in the Northland
4 hours 48 min ago
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
14 hours 15 min ago
October 14, 2017
Ruffed grouse (News Tribune file photo)
An old dog's last grouse retrieve
October 14, 2017 - 7:43pm
Sophie, a Brittany owned by Phil and Nathan Johnson, retrieves a ruffed grouse during a hunt Monday northwest of Island Lake. Sam Cook /
Sophie's season: Dog bounces back from injury, still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
October 14, 2017 - 7:42pm
A large black bear explores the interior of a live-trap in which it was captured by Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control. The bear, which had been breaking into a Duluth home, was later processed and had a field-dressed weight of 605 pounds. Stone Boulanger photoplay button
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
October 14, 2017 - 6:21pm
October 13, 2017
Duluth Police Officer Dan Kerfeld took this photo of a awkwardly stuck raccoon before officers and public works staff freed it earlier this week.
Duluth police officers share story with a 'grate' ending
October 13, 2017 - 6:49pm
October 10, 2017
Pets of the Week for Oct. 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 - 7:00am
October 9, 2017
Reader's View: Duluth can lead in compassion for animals
October 9, 2017 - 6:45pm
A healthy bull elk bugles on an elk farm in central Minnesota. (file photo)
Wisconsin DNR proposes rule change for elk hunts
October 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
October 7, 2017
A male wolf looks back at researchers after they released it after fitting it with a GPS collar north of Duluth this summer. File / News Tribune
Red Cliff Band to trap, collar wolves this fall
October 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
October 5, 2017
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth. (News Tribune file photo)
Chances of hitting deer on roads going up in Minnesota
October 5, 2017 - 5:31pm
October 3, 2017
Pets of the Week for Oct. 3, 2017
October 3, 2017 - 7:00am
October 1, 2017
Michael Sieve, an artist from Rushford, Minn., won the Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp contest with this image of pheasants in a snowstorm. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
Field Reports: Minnesota wolf population up 25 percent; pheasant stamp winner named
October 1, 2017 - 2:18am
September 29, 2017
Bring unwanted fish, reptiles to Animal Allies Oct. 7
September 29, 2017 - 7:20pm
September 27, 2017
Justin Bailey of Keewatin and his German wire-haired pointer, Henry, had a memorable encounter with several wolves while hunting near Isabella on Tuesday. Justin Bailey photo
Hunter has harrowing encounter with wolves near Isabella
September 27, 2017 - 4:45pm