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September 23, 2017
Bill Symons of Lakewood Township walks a trail north of Duluth on Sept. 16, opening day of ruffed grouse hunting season in Minnesota. Ahead of him is his chocolate Lab, Kola. Sam Cook /
Sam Cook column: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
3 hours 47 min ago
Dan Graber of Proctor shoots his crossbow at a target on the indoor range at Custom Archery and Outdoors in Superior. News Tribune file photo
More hunters turning to crossbows
5 hours 9 min ago
September 22, 2017
Ely race to include canoe-portaging division
September 22, 2017 - 8:18am
September 19, 2017
This version of the Split Rock River bridge on the Superior Hiking Trail was showing its age with some odd angles and "one-hiker-at-a-time" signs in April 2015. The bridge is no more, and efforts are underway to raise money for a replacement. (Andrew Krueger /
SHTA raising money for new Split Rock River bridge
September 19, 2017 - 5:11pm
September 18, 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for Sept. 18, 2017
September 18, 2017 - 12:38pm
Celia Domich, of Ely, caught this 28 1/2-inch walleye on Burntside Lake near Ely.
More Nice Fish for 2017
September 18, 2017 - 11:35am
September 17, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Sunfish as bait? Nope
September 17, 2017 - 6:33am
A walleye comes to the net. Fisheries officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say they plan to change fingerling walleye stocking strategies on some lakes. News Tribune file photo
Minnesota DNR plans to change walleye stocking strategies
September 17, 2017 - 5:09am
Jarrid Houston
Houston's fishing report: Stream fishing, inland waters producing action
September 17, 2017 - 5:06am
Outdoors Notes for Sept. 17, 2017
September 17, 2017 - 3:05am
September 16, 2017
This image of white-winged scoters, painted by Shakopee, Minn., artist Mark Thone, will be featured on the 2018 Minnesota migratory waterfowl stamp. DNR photo
Field reports: Angler numbers up, hunter numbers down, survey says
September 16, 2017 - 10:00pm
Outdoors calendar for Sept. 17, 2017
September 16, 2017 - 10:00pm
Four white-tailed deer watch from the edge of a clear-cut during a tough Minnesota winter. A citizens' advisory group is working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as the agency develops a new deer management plan for the state. News Tribune file photo
Toward a better deer herd: Minnesota’s deer-plan process heads into home stretch
September 16, 2017 - 8:09pm
Jerry Kern of St. Paul takes a break on a September morning in Duluth on his way back to St. Paul from his cabin in Silver Bay. Kern used to hunt deer at a family deer camp near Island Lake north of Duluth. Bob King /
'You gotta go on': 40 years later, Minnesota man reflects on tragic morning
September 16, 2017 - 7:06pm
A hunter and his dog pause during an early season hunt for sharp-tailed grouse in eastern Montana. Sam Cook /
Sam Cook column: In the early season, hunters reach out for information
September 16, 2017 - 6:18pm