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November 19, 2017
Kaden Matteen of Esko displays the eight-point buck he took Nov. 11. The buck's antlers were still in velvet. Kelvin Matteen photo
Field Reports: Esko hunter the latest to take mature buck with antlers in velvet
November 19, 2017 - 7:55am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Digital copies of licenses
November 19, 2017 - 6:06am
November 18, 2017
Greg Kessler, wildlife biologist at Brule for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, says he misses the one-on-one contact with hunters during deer season now that hunters register their deer online. Greg Kessler photo
Sam Cook column: With online registration of deer, DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
November 18, 2017 - 8:28pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesota’s Christmas tree cut near Willow River
November 17, 2017 - 6:13pm
November 16, 2017
This lake trout, caught during assessment netting earlier this month by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources near Bayfield, is estimated to be at least 46 years old. It was caught -- and released -- in the Gull Island Refuge. Brad Ray, DNR senior fisheries biologist at Bayfield, holds the lake trout. (Wisconsin DNR photo)
Apostle Islands lake trout is an old-timer
November 16, 2017 - 6:03pm
November 15, 2017
Chuck Frederick /  --  Dennis Szymialis of Duluth pickets Tuesday outside Duluth's Kitchi Gammi Club where PolyMet CEO Jon Cherry was the keynote speaker during a luncheon sponsored by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce.
Our View: CEO says PolyMet will mine 'safely,' 'appropriately'
November 15, 2017 - 6:44pm
Zebra mussels attached to a stick pulled out of an infested waterway. The Minnesota DNR is ending grants to local entities that have helped pay for aquatic invasive species inspections and education, citing a lack of funding. News Tribune/2012 photo.
Minnesota DNR ends invasive-species grants
November 15, 2017 - 5:41pm
November 13, 2017
A gray wolf moves through forested country in winter. (2012 file / National Park Service)
Bill would block Wisconsin law enforcement from prosecuting illegal wolf killings
November 13, 2017 - 4:57pm
November 12, 2017
Hunters with the Pyykola-Goetsch-Sauvola families move into the forest on the opening day of Wisconsin's gun deer season in 2009. (Sam Cook /
Prospects improved for Wisconsin gun deer hunters
November 12, 2017 - 5:13am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for 'No Trespassing' signs
November 12, 2017 - 4:12am
November 7, 2017
Click on the photo for the full view: Dave DeLawyer of Deer River took this nice buck on opening day of the Minnesota firearms deer season while hunting north of Deer River. Dave DeLawyer photo
Early deer harvest up in Northeastern Minnesota
November 7, 2017 - 7:32pm
November 5, 2017
Duluth artist Dean Kegler has won the Minnesota Walleye Stamp contest with this painting. (Minnesota DNR image)
Field reports: Outdoor news from around the Northland
November 5, 2017 - 6:54am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for ATVs during deer season
November 5, 2017 - 5:58am
November 4, 2017
This juvenile sandhill crane was found by some fifth- and sixth-grade students at William Kelley Schools in Silver Bay last month. (Photo courtesy of Angela Goutermont)
Wayward crane causes recess ruckus in Silver Bay
November 4, 2017 - 8:45am
October 29, 2017
Ashley Gundstrom of Hermantown caught and released this 51½-inch muskie while fishing on Island Lake on Oct. 20. It was her first muskie ever. It topped the 50-incher taken by her husband, Ryan Gundstrom, a few years ago. Ryan Gundstrom photo
Field Reports: Big muskie at Island Lake; check rule changes for Minnesota's firearms deer hunt
October 29, 2017 - 1:08am