Anderson: Submerged vehicles are Mille Lacs salvage company's specialty

Anderson: Submerged vehicles are Mille Lacs salvage company's specialty

Company that pulls cars from beneath Mille Lacs ice doesn't dive in foolhardily

Leaning on their own outdoors lives, and connecting with young people

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Leaning on their own outdoors lives, and connecting with young people
These Minnesota outdoors leaders are trying to open the door to the natural world for people of all backgrounds.

Birkebeiner ski race canceled for only second time in history

February 24
Birkebeiner ski race canceled for only second time in history
Wisconsin towns scramble to salvage sustaining revenue from the country's largest cross-country race.
Outdoors
February 26

Minnesota brings in shooters in its fight to contain CWD

The state's bold use of sharpshooters applauded.
West Metro
February 25

Birkie hopes melted? Check out Sunday's 'Hamsterbeiner' in Maple Grove

An Osseo sports shop is holding the event at Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Outdoors
February 25

National alliance calls for a review of Minnesota's handling of deer farms

Alliance questions animal health board's priorities.
East Metro
February 25

Lindstrom man charged with murder of longtime neighbor over lake access

The two were arguing over access to a local lake, according to a criminal complaint.
Local
February 24
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2016: Angry neighbors in Otter Tail County defend their lakes in feud of 40 years

Water quality, shoreline issues pit neighbor against neighbor.
Outdoors
February 24

A day in the life of Lake of the Woods ice guides

A gritty, long day in the life of Lake of the Woods ice guides from Sportman's Lodge and their wild machines.
Outdoors
February 24

Making 2017 a year for microadventure in Minnesota's outdoors

Thinking small has its own share of inspiring possibilities.
Outdoors
February 24

All eyes on Minnesota EagleCam now that third egg arrives in St. Paul nest

Following of state's streaming feed of the nest is sure to pick up. Third egg was laid Friday; second this week.
Outdoors
February 24

Urban cycling series rolls on: 'I biked everywhere, and I just kept doing it'

Latest in series on urban cycling catches up with physician's assistant and his single-speed.
Outdoors
February 24

Anderson: Bud Grant knows heartache of losing hunting dogs: 'You could say I'm lost'

Bud Grant will be 90 in May and acknowledges that if he replaces Boom, who had to be put down this fall, any new dog likely will outlive him. Still — call it an act of faith — he is wanting a new, trained, Labrador
Outdoors
February 23

Former Minnesota man finds his Alaskan lodge life part of reality show

Nick Blanco, formerly of south Minneapolis, first went to Alaska to work on a fishing boat. Now, he's fully anchored, making time to build a fishing lodge. His pursuit is part of "Building Alaska."
Go camp! A guide to all that Minnesota has to offer
Camping 2015 Go camp! A guide to all that Minnesota has to offer
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New to camping or is your second home a Eureka tent? Various parks experts have helped us assemble a guide into the wide possibilities Minnesota has to offer.
Outdoors
February 23

Cabin Country: Working, planning, playing near Spooner, Wis.

'The beauty of this place is that it is ours' – and off the grid.
Outdoors
February 23

Like snow geese, memories migrate back for a keen fan of the birds

The sound and the fury is an unmatched experience, and it's likely coming early this year.
Outdoors
February 23

State parks programs from syrup-making to animal-tracking

Afton, Whitewater, William O'Brien state parks and Three Rivers Parks have busy weekends.
Outdoors
February 23

Nature Notes: A busy season of hunting, mating for the red fox

Hunting, mating, surviving winter.
Variety
February 23

South Dakota men charged with baiting mountain lions

Two men in western South Dakota have been charged with illegally baiting mountain lions with deer carcasses.
National
February 23

Fishermen at odds over impact of Trump executive order

An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren't sure what the answer is.
Local
February 22

Birkie organizers scramble to save week of races

Thousands of skiers might do untimed races – or none at all. A run is possible as one scenario.
Variety
February 22

Oregon flyfishers want to ban jetboats from portion of river

A fishing club in Oregon is asking officials to ban jet-powered boat engines from a portion of the upper Rogue River.
Outdoors
February 21

Expect another catch-and-release walleye season on Mille Lacs

The DNR has yet to publish regulations for the coming open-water season. But the DNR's Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee was told last week to expect a second catch-and-release season.