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October 19, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Whole-hearted help from across the ocean
October 19, 2018 - 5:00am
October 12, 2018
A last-minute deal will save the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association Hides for Habitat program for 2018. Changing environmental regulations in China, the escalating trade war and a global glut of animal hides nearly killed the program. Brained Dispatch file photo.
Despite global trade troubles, Hides for Habitat back for 2018
October 12, 2018 - 5:25pm
October 9, 2018
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 7:20pm
October 4, 2018
A beaver visited the DoubleTree Hotel in Bemidji, Minn., on Thursday, Oct. 4. The animal made into the entryway but was escorted out by animal control. Submitted photo.
Beaver makes his way into Bemidji hotel
October 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Bert, Ernie signal the coming of first frost
October 4, 2018 - 5:00am
September 28, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Duluth: The challenge of the two-hour tour
September 28, 2018 - 5:00am
September 26, 2018
Chisholm man guilty in trapping case
September 26, 2018 - 7:50pm
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday voted to shorten the state's grouse hunting season by one month  this year over concerns of a declining population and the potential impact of West Nile virus on the bird. (file / News Tribune)
Wisconsin will close grouse season early
September 26, 2018 - 1:02pm
September 23, 2018
Ruffed grouse (file / News Tribune)
Wisconsin may close grouse season early
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
September 21, 2018
Trent Squibb of Hector poses with a bull elk that was fatally hit Friday morning on Minnesota Highway 4 north of Hector. Submitted photo
Car vs. 750-pound elk collision reported in southern Minnesota
September 21, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Taking our turn on the Montana prairies
September 21, 2018 - 5:00am
September 17, 2018
Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce President Taylor Pedersen grabs a Zagster bike near the Millennium Trail in Superior on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Jed Carlson /
Superior launches bike-sharing program
September 17, 2018 - 6:37pm
A lake sturgeon fingerling about to be released into Big Stone Lake in August 2018 in a joint fisheries venture between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
September 17, 2018 - 3:52pm
September 16, 2018
Shelley Nelson / Dairyland property owner Kevin O’Brien, back, watches as Paul Cigan, forestry health specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, peels at the bark on the root of an oak tree to see if there is a spore pod beneath the bark of the diseased tree. Oak wilt was discovered for the first time in Douglas County this summer on O’Brien’s property, where he is working with the DNR to help stop the spread of the fungus deadly to oak trees.
Oak wilt detected in Bayfield, Douglas counties
September 16, 2018 - 7:41pm
September 14, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: The wisdom of knowing when to let go
September 14, 2018 - 5:00am