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March 23, 2018
Chris Balzer, a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources area wildlife manager based in Cloquet, looks over the trashed scene at the Duluth home of Koni Sundquist and finds clear evidence of a bear den. An opening in the porch at right is big enough for the bear to get through and den up under the home. Bob King /
City bears emerge from hibernation
20 hours 8 min ago
Chief Kerry Helquist of the Proctor Fire Department carries Shadow, a cat that was rescued from a house fire at 3380 Lindahl Road in Midway Township on Friday afternoon. Shadow was reunited with its owner, Mandy Koski. Bob King /
Fire damages home in Midway Township
20 hours 10 min ago
March 22, 2018
Sam Cook column: Rare sighting highlights a day on the ice
March 22, 2018 - 7:17pm
Child sent to hospital after dog bite
March 22, 2018 - 6:55pm
The giant spending bill expected to pass Congress by Saturday includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which has helped pay for cleanup and habitat restoration, including this 2014 project to remove tons of century-old lumber mill waste from Radio Tower Bay in the St. Louis River estuary. News Tribune file photo
Federal spending bill restores Great Lakes, EPA funding
March 22, 2018 - 5:30pm
March 20, 2018
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, feeds himself inside an enclosure at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Nanyuki, Kenya, on April 18, 2015. Sudan has died. (Sun Ruibo/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)
The last male northern white rhino has died, spelling probable extinction for the species
March 20, 2018 - 3:49pm
Grizzly bear photo from U.S. Department of Interior. play button
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
March 20, 2018 - 9:07am
Pets of the Week for March 20
March 20, 2018 - 12:05am
March 13, 2018
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has mailed 8,500 surveys to residents of eastern Minnesota to measure public opinions on the band's proposal to reintroduce wild elk to the region. St. Paul Pioneer Press file photo
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes in Northland as reintroduction effort inches forward
March 13, 2018 - 5:13pm
Wisconsin announces first managed elk hunt
March 13, 2018 - 3:37pm
Pets of the Week for March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018 - 12:09am
March 11, 2018
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Snowfall bumps Minnesota WSI readings into "moderate" range
March 11, 2018 - 7:45am
March 6, 2018
Pets of the week for March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018 - 12:37am
March 4, 2018
Outdoors calendar
March 4, 2018 - 12:45am
February 26, 2018
Whitney Olson of Forada, holding the halter of her heifer, Demi, won the National Western Stock Show Supreme Champion Percentage Simmental in both the Junior Show and the Open Show. She is pictured with (left to right) Nick Olson, Lucas Anderson, Judges Lindsey and John Grimes, Randy Anderson, Michaela Olson, Paisley and Michaela Olson and Jason Anderson. (Contributed photo)
Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
February 26, 2018 - 5:11pm