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October 20, 2017
Posters across rural Washington County, Iowa, alerted residents to the missing spaniel mix from Kansas City. (Rick Montgomery/Kansas City Star/TNS)
A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home
October 20, 2017 - 2:01pm
Lucy, a yellow Labrador retriever, brings a rooster pheasant back to Sam Cook on a hunting trip in Lac qui Parle County in western Minnesota several years ago. Sam Cook /
Sam Cook column: A pause on the knoll overlooking Lake Marge
October 20, 2017 - 2:01am
October 18, 2017
A wolf moves through forested country in winter. (National Park Service photo)
Federal wolf trapping program runs out of money
October 18, 2017 - 4:53pm
October 17, 2017
Pets of the Week
October 17, 2017 - 12:10am
October 16, 2017
Rich Las holds a large male freshwater prawn at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr. The species of prawn that Las raises is the giant river prawn, or macrobrachium rosenbergii, and is one of the biggest freshwater prawns in the world.  (Clint Austin /
Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in the Northland
October 16, 2017 - 6:13pm
Items collected from the rubble are set out on steps in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017. (Josh Haner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them
October 16, 2017 - 8:47am
October 14, 2017
Ruffed grouse (News Tribune file photo)
An old dog's last grouse retrieve
October 14, 2017 - 7:43pm
Sophie, a Brittany owned by Phil and Nathan Johnson, retrieves a ruffed grouse during a hunt Monday northwest of Island Lake. Sam Cook /
Sophie's season: Dog bounces back from injury, still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
October 14, 2017 - 7:42pm
A large black bear explores the interior of a live-trap in which it was captured by Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control. The bear, which had been breaking into a Duluth home, was later processed and had a field-dressed weight of 605 pounds. Stone Boulanger photoplay button
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
October 14, 2017 - 6:21pm
October 13, 2017
Duluth Police Officer Dan Kerfeld took this photo of a awkwardly stuck raccoon before officers and public works staff freed it earlier this week.
Duluth police officers share story with a 'grate' ending
October 13, 2017 - 6:49pm
October 10, 2017
Pets of the Week for Oct. 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 - 7:00am
October 9, 2017
Reader's View: Duluth can lead in compassion for animals
October 9, 2017 - 6:45pm
A healthy bull elk bugles on an elk farm in central Minnesota. (file photo)
Wisconsin DNR proposes rule change for elk hunts
October 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
October 7, 2017
A male wolf looks back at researchers after they released it after fitting it with a GPS collar north of Duluth this summer. File / News Tribune
Red Cliff Band to trap, collar wolves this fall
October 7, 2017 - 3:58pm
October 5, 2017
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth. (News Tribune file photo)
Chances of hitting deer on roads going up in Minnesota
October 5, 2017 - 5:31pm