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February 5, 2017
A plump coho salmon lies along an angler's fishing rod near the French River. Anglers have enjoyed a couple of weeks of good coho fishing on the North Shore recently. Ross Pearson photo
Field Reports: Anglers enjoy flurry of coho salmon action on North Shore
February 5, 2017 - 6:55am
February 4, 2017
A snowshoer heads downriver through a small canyon on a North Shore stream on a winter afternoon. Several North Shore streams offer good snowshoeing, although caution must be taken to avoid open water or unreliable ice. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Sam Cook column: Making tracks up a North Shore stream
February 4, 2017 - 7:56pm
Candlelight ski, skate, snowshoe at Hartley
February 4, 2017 - 1:07am
February 2, 2017
A sled travels down the slides behind the Loon Lake Community Center in Palo in February 2012 during that year's Laskiainen Finnish sliding festival. The festival returns for its 80th year this weekend. (News Tribune file photo)play button
Volunteers build ice slide for Finnish festival in Palo
February 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 1, 2017
Musher Ryan Anderson gives his lead dogs, Dolce (left) and Heath, a hug and a rub at the end of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on Wednesday at Billy's Bar in Rice Lake. Anderson took first place in the race - his third Beargrease title. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
February 1, 2017 - 5:21pm
Two-time John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon champion Ryan Anderson and his team run along the race trail Monday. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Beargrease race update: Anderson in the lead as teams head toward finish
February 1, 2017 - 8:16am
January 31, 2017
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon musher Ryan Redington nears the Sawbill checkpoint Tuesday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Beargrease update: Close race as mushers head toward morning finish
January 31, 2017 - 10:05pm
The lead pack of cyclists rode in tight formation early in the Arrowhead 135 race on Monday. The race runs from International Falls to Tower. From front to back are Jay Petervary of Victor, Idaho; Ben Doom, St. Cloud; John Lackey, Bellingham, Wash.; and Ted Loosen, Minneapolis. Photo by Russ Loucks
Good trail, mild weather lead to broken records in Arrowhead 135 race
January 31, 2017 - 7:49pm
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon musher Ryan Redington and his team leave the Trail Center checkpoint Monday morning. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Beargrease race update: Redington is first musher to leave Sawbill
January 31, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 30, 2017
Endurance sports: Arrowhead 135 course record shattered
January 30, 2017 - 10:06pm
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon musher Ryan Redington and his team leave the Trail Center checkpoint Monday morning. Redington was the first musher out of Trail Center, and the first to reach Grand Portage. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Beargrease race update: Redington is first musher to leave Grand Portage
January 30, 2017 - 10:03pm
Miles, an Australian shepherd, jumps up to take a bite of a shovelful of snow his owner Julia Sieling tosses his way Monday afternoon. Sieling was shoveling her walk before heading to her Advanced Applications class at UMD, where she is working to create a new Android app. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Snow causes tough travel in Northland
January 30, 2017 - 7:48pm
John Beargrease mid-distance champion Martha Schouweiler (left) watches as her lead dog Normandy licks Patty Prudden at the Trail Center checkpoint Monday. Prudden designed and made the Frank Bishop Lead Dog Award that Schouweiler and Normandy are wearing. The award, named for a late, longtime Beargrease volunteer, is given to the lead dogs of the winning mid-distance and marathon teams. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
'It's because of the dogs': Beargrease mushers, volunteers, fans gather on Gunflint Trail
January 30, 2017 - 6:20pm
Handlers help Beargrease mid-distance musher Rita Weheseler's team into the starting chute near Two Harbors on Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Beargrease race update: Redington is first musher to reach Grand Portage
January 30, 2017 - 1:53pm
One of Beargrease mid-distance racer Nick Turman's dogs shows its willingness to run while a teammate waits quietly in the starting chute Sunday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Beargrease race update: Redington is first to leave Trail Center
January 30, 2017 - 8:59am