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A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick population is booming. Is climate change to blame? Will tick-borne diseases increase?
2 hours 48 min ago
May 19, 2019
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: Not on days like today
May 19, 2019 - 8:30am
May 18, 2019
This clear plastic stargazing bubble is available to rent for $59 per night  through The glamping site is located at Stone Creek Farm near Taylors Falls, Minn. Photo courtesy
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping
May 18, 2019 - 5:17pm
May 17, 2019
Tara Smith (right) laughs as a baby squirrel climbs up volunteer Lindsay Furtak's arm while she tries to fill a syringe with formula. Tyler Schank /
Wildwoods gives orphaned and injured creatures care, compassion
May 17, 2019 - 5:00am
May 15, 2019
Duluth News Tribune reporter John Myers records details in his notepad while on assignment during the Minnesota fishing opener on the St. Louis River at Fond du Lac Saturday morning, May 11, 2019. (Tyler Schank /
Pressroom Podcast: Exploring the outdoors with John Myers
May 15, 2019 - 9:35am
May 10, 2019
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Opening-day memory of girl, walleye endures
May 10, 2019 - 5:00am
May 3, 2019
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: The cruel and unusual punishment of April
May 3, 2019 - 4:00am
April 26, 2019
A pelican soars over the St. Louis River Valley. The largest white pelicans can have wingspans of 10 feet, an overall length of more than 60 inches, and weigh more than 20 pounds. Steve Kuchera /
Photo gallery: Pelicans on St. Louis River
April 26, 2019 - 5:00am
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Anticipating ice-out and the end of a northern winter
April 26, 2019 - 4:00am
April 19, 2019
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Wandering the countryside in John Muir's homeland
April 19, 2019 - 4:38am
April 16, 2019
Jubran Jindeel cuts a tick into four pieces at U of M Medical School on the UMD campus April 11. Jindeel's research should allow him to map out where people are at a higher risk of being infected with Lyme disease in the Northland. Tyler Schank /
Mentoring program puts Duluth East grad in the center of Lyme disease research
April 16, 2019 - 5:00am
April 10, 2019
Pressroom Podcast: The retired life with Sam Cook
April 10, 2019 - 5:00am
April 5, 2019
Water rolls down the middle falls at Gooseberry in contrast with leftover ice on Friday. Tyler Schank / 

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Chasing waterfalls: Roaring waters deafen Gooseberry Falls State Park
April 5, 2019 - 11:25pm
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: Invite from the world of the wild
April 5, 2019 - 5:00am
March 30, 2019
Loren Slette of Duluth fishes near a rapids on the Brule River on Saturday. Steve Kuchera /
Cold morning, hot fishing on the Brule
March 30, 2019 - 7:01pm