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UMD research assistants Amber White and Dan Fraser examine a sample of St. Louis River estuary water and sediment that will be tested for mercury levels. It's one of multiple research projects underway to determine why so much mercury in the river becomes toxic, building up in fish. John Myers /
Do not eat: Researchers seek clues on mercury in St. Louis River estuary fish
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Outdoors calendar for Aug. 28
19 hours 32 min ago
August 24, 2016
An angler prepares to release a walleye into the waters of Mille Lacs Lake in 2013. (file photo / News Tribune)
DNR decides to close walleye fishing on Mille Lacs on Sept. 6
August 24, 2016 - 8:34am
August 21, 2016
Hooks fly as Minnesota town debates downtown fishing ban
August 21, 2016 - 6:55pm
Ellynn McLean, 11, of Saginaw aims her bow at a target during the United Northern Sportsmen's Club Youth Outdoor Field Day. Despite the efforts of groups such as the United Northern Sportsmen's Clubs, the percentage of youths getting into hunting and fishing in Minnesota has declined. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
Finding ways to get more kids into the outdoors
August 21, 2016 - 8:22am
August 17, 2016
A giant fiberglass walleye statue greets visitors to Garrison, Minn., on the southern shore of Mille Lacs Lake. (Dan Kraker / MPR News)
Tribes considering legal options over Mille Lacs walleye quotas
August 17, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 14, 2016
Other View: Risky move for Lake Mille Lacs
August 14, 2016 - 11:00pm
Field reports: Mallard fall flight projected at 13.5 million
August 14, 2016 - 12:00am
Outdoors calendar for Aug. 14
August 14, 2016 - 12:00am
August 9, 2016
Wisconsin sets cisco quota for Lake Superior
August 9, 2016 - 8:31pm
Walleye quota reached on Mille Lacs, but catch-and-release season will stay open
August 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
August 8, 2016
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Minnesota's high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
August 8, 2016 - 1:18pm
August 6, 2016
Field reports: Minnesota’s antlerless deer permit process explained
August 6, 2016 - 11:00pm
August 2, 2016
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Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
August 2, 2016 - 5:23pm
July 30, 2016
Outdoors notes for July 31
July 30, 2016 - 11:00pm