Weather Forecast


Wild rice

February 16, 2019
Reader's View: Families, businesses will benefit from Line 3
February 16, 2019 - 8:00pm
January 4, 2019
A governor's task force on wild rice reached no consensus on major changes to protect the plants in Minnesota but instead suggests creating a permanent stewardship council to develop wild rice protections and plants for the future. (file / News Tribune)
Wild rice task force calls for new stewardship council
January 4, 2019 - 5:42pm
September 29, 2018
Matt Martineau (right) of the Fond du Lac Reservation, explains the use of wooden "knockers" used to harvest wild rice to Lydia Noble of Superior at the Wild About Rice Festival on Saturday. The event was held in the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker's Island. At left is Phillip Savage, also of Fond du Lac. The birch bark canoe is from the outreach center and museum at Fond du Lac. Bob King /
Educators, band members put on inaugural Wild About Rice Festival
September 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
September 23, 2018
Dan Markham (from left), Bob Owens, Marty Espe and Andrew Bauer visit around a fire outside the main cabin at the Squaw Lake Bird Watchers Society camp on Friday.  Steve Kuchera /
Historic duck camp tradition lives on
September 23, 2018 - 8:02pm
September 8, 2018
Bear tracks are seen in the snow in 2017. Hunters have harvested significantly fewer bears this season than last year. (file / News Tribune)
Field reports: Early bear harvest down significantly
September 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim, left, and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 15, 2018
Local View: MPCA admits there's no solution in sight on wild rice sulfate issue
August 15, 2018 - 4:50pm
May 9, 2018
Minnesota state Rep. Sarah Anderson of Plymouth, chairwoman of the House state government committee, announces that Dayton administration officials refused to testify on her plan to use reserve funds to pay for veteran home construction. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota Senate chairman: 'Not one nickel more' for bonding
May 9, 2018 - 5:51pm
Dayton vetoes wild rice change bill
May 9, 2018 - 1:07pm
April 27, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Julie Rosen, Rep. Dave Baker and Gov. Mark Dayton listen to a reporter's question Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they discuss the opioids issue. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 23, 2018
The golden Quadriga stands atop the Minnesota Capitol as legislators move toward a May 21, 2018, end of their session. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 16, 2018
Wild rice harvested on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac Reservation gleams in the sunlight. (News Tribune file photo)
PCA loses appeal on wild rice sulfate rule
April 16, 2018 - 7:05pm
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota state Capitrol building was where the home stretch of the 2018 legislative session began Monday, April 9, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Lawmakers look at increased penalties for attacking police
April 9, 2018 - 3:19pm
March 28, 2018
Wild rice harvested on Perch Lake on the Fond du Lac Reservation gleams in the sunlight. (News Tribune file photo)
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
March 28, 2018 - 5:56pm
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake band objects to sulfate standard elimination
March 22, 2018 - 4:33pm