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May 8, 2019
A boat landing on Detroit Lake as it appeared back in the days when the village surrounding it was still known simply as "Detroit." The city was officially renamed Detroit Lakes in 1926. Courtesy photo / Lake Detroiters
Lake Detroiters plan 75th anniversary bash, video premiere
May 8, 2019 - 10:54am
April 27, 2019
Two male sharp-tailed grouse face off while competing for territory on a dancing ground recently. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Dance fever: Sharptails declining in many areas, but spring mating dance ritual goes on
April 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 15, 2019
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson presents her State of the City Address Monday. Steve Kuchera /skuchera@duluthnews.com
Mayor tackles disparities in State of the City Address
April 15, 2019 - 8:53pm
March 13, 2019
The view from the putting green of the number two hole on the Lake Nine at the Lester Park Golf Course in Duluth. (file / News Tribune)
Commission will weigh in on Duluth golf courses
March 13, 2019 - 10:18pm
March 12, 2019
Duluth's Spirit Mountain Ski Area is one of hundreds of Minnesota projects that has received federal Land and Water Conservation Fund grants - some $600,000 for the ski area alone. President Trump on Tuesday singed new legislation permanently reauthorizing the fund. News Tribune file photo
Trump signs massive lands, conservation bill into law
March 12, 2019 - 6:17pm
Land Tawney, president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, says the group's efforts on behalf of public land resonate with both young members and older members. The group, which is looking to form a chapter in North Dakota, has doubled in membership each of the past four years and now has 17,000 members across the U.S. and parts of Canada. Photo courtesy of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
Trump signs wide-ranging bipartisan public lands bill
March 12, 2019 - 3:28pm
February 16, 2019
Minnesota's Legacy Amendment sales tax has pumped billions of dollars into environmental, cultural and outdoor projects over the past decade, including $1.5 million into the cleanup of Radio Tower Bay in Duluth. file / News Tribune
Legacy sales tax turns 10
February 16, 2019 - 7:28pm
February 3, 2019
Land debate takes center stage: Despite DNR request, Lac qui Parle County not inclined to add more public land
February 3, 2019 - 3:50pm
January 27, 2019
Brian Ryberg of Ryberg Farms in Buffalo Lake, Minn., won a national award from the Soil Health Partnership. Submitted photo
Minn. farmer wins national recognition for soil health
January 27, 2019 - 2:59pm
January 26, 2019
Congress passed the 2018 farm bill by a wide margin. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farm bill's conservation program timeline is uncertain
January 26, 2019 - 7:52pm
A volunteer with Wildwoods Animal Rehabilitation Center admitted Saturday to wrongfully disposing of animals off of Minnesota Highway 23. The animals died of natural causes and accidents. Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR.
Animal rehabilitation volunteer admits to wrongly disposing of dead critters
January 26, 2019 - 5:12pm
January 25, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Jake  Willis is investigating the unusual deaths of more than 40 mammals and birds dumped along Minnesota Highway 23 just outside Duluth earlier this month. It's unclear how the animals were killed. Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR.
DNR investigating dozens of dead mammals, birds dumped outside Duluth
January 25, 2019 - 6:10pm
December 21, 2018
Jonathan Knutson / Forum News Service
Minnesota corn group brings back Innovation Grant Program
December 21, 2018 - 6:00am
December 3, 2018
Jenny and Brandon Schlecht stand in their feedlot with their daughters Reanna and Kennedy.
Schlecht: Making conservation work while chasing a lifelong dream
December 3, 2018 - 7:00am
November 10, 2018
This x-ray image shows more than 450 lead bullet fragments that were spread through the neck of a mule deer after it was shot with a lead rifle bullet.  Just a few of these fragments contain enough lead to sicken or kill a bald eagle. National Park Service photo.
Options abound for non-toxic deer hunting ammo
November 10, 2018 - 6:00pm