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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources asks that hunters avoid shooting research bears marked with distinctively large, colorful ear tags that have radio-collars.
Hunters asked to try to avoid shooting ear-tagged, radio-collared research bears
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August 19, 2018
A nest of a ruby-throated hummingbird. Note the coating of lichens on the outside. Photo by Larry Weber
Weber column: Hummingbird nest reveals elaborate building
August 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
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Houston column: Landing bass in thick cover with weedless baits
August 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
A bald eagle looks down on kayakers paddling through the Missouri backwaters on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
August 19, 2018 - 8:57am
Some 200 yards of rock and gravel fill material restored access to the Bernard's Orchard Trail in a boggy area of Beltrami Island State Forest. Flooding had made the 2-mile trail basically impassable before repair work was done through a partnership between the Northstar Trail Alliance and the Minnesota DNR. The trail provides connectivity that is crucial to ATV systems. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Connecting the trails in Beltrami forest
August 19, 2018 - 8:18am
Kathy Roach of rural Duluth caught this walleye on the St. Louis River on opening day in 2017. A new report by the Wisconsin and Minnesota departments of natural resources shows the river's walleye population down significantly from past years and shows an unsustainably high harvest level in 2015. file / News Tribune
Survey says: St. Louis River walleyes down
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
Rye fetches a dead duck during a hunting simulation test at the American Water Spaniel Club's national hunt test near Solon Springs on Aug. 10.
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Water Spaniels compete at national field trials
August 19, 2018 - 5:00am
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Upcoming Outdoor Fishing Contests
August 18, 2018 - 9:12pm
Outdoors notes
August 18, 2018 - 9:12pm
Field reports
August 18, 2018 - 9:11pm
Ask a Conservation Officer
August 18, 2018 - 9:11pm
David Solon, of Duluth, caught this 31-inch walleye on Northern Light Lake in Ontario, Canada.
Nice Fish for Aug. 19
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Square Lake's flora continues to recover seven years after the Pagami Creek Fire burned through the area. Peter Passi /
Moose, berries thrive post-burn in Boundary Waters
August 17, 2018 - 6:12pm
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David Solon, of Duluth, caught this 31-inch walleye on Northern Light Lake in Ontario.
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