Quest to save Minnesota moose has breakthroughs, hard choices

Quest to save Minnesota moose has breakthroughs, hard choices

When a moose goes down, scientists haul it out, seeking clues to the steep decline of a beloved North Woods beast. They've shown that saving it will require hard tradeoffs.

Stopping for a 'cold one' takes on new meaning on Lake of the Woods

February 6
Stopping for a 'cold one' takes on new meaning on Lake of the Woods
Anglers in the lobby of Zippel Bay Resort want to know where walleyes are biting — and whether the Igloo Bar is for real. The answer lies nearly 2 miles from shore on Lake of the Woods.

Proposed field station in Mille Lacs to focus on walleye management in lake

February 6
Proposed field station in Mille Lacs to focus on walleye management in lake
Facility would oversee walleye at a lake hurt by low numbers.
Outdoors
February 7

What's killing Minnesota's moose?

Follow DNR researchers as they retrieve a 900-pound moose carcass near Tower, Minn.
Outdoors
February 6

Anderson: Brainerd ice fishing extravaganza blends fishing, fun and prizes

Many trek to Brainerd Jaycees contest to win, but the party welcomes all comers.
Outdoors
February 6

Madden's on Gull Lake renovation passes first phase

The popular Minnesota resort, Madden's on Gull Lake, is already on the mend following last July's devastating storm damage.
Local
February 6

Gallery: Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza.

About 10,000 ice fishing contestants were expected to headed to Gull Lake north of Brainerd for the Brainerd Jaycees 26th Annual $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza.
Local
February 6

Police issue fresh warnings about thin ice in Minnesota

No ice is "100 percent safe," the DNR says in wake of snowmobilers' plunge.
Outdoors
February 5

Best sledding hills in the Twin Cities? They're everywhere

Conditions are right to get out the toboggan, and go.
Minneapolis
February 4
Carolyn Cone who lives three blocks from Lake Harriet was braving the...

City of Lakes Loppet ski festival returns to Minneapolis this weekend

The fun begins Friday with new sports and participants grateful for a fresh 9 inches of snow.
Outdoors
February 4

Anderson: When snowstorms beckon, not threaten

This week's snowfall was cause for celebration.
Outdoors
February 4

Need a ride? Sled types, and their pros and cons

Here is some tips for choosing between a toboggan and a saucer.
Outdoors
February 4

My Outdoor Life: Devoted to bikes and the women who ride them

Advocate is excited about strides toward better infrastructure in St. Paul.
Outdoors
February 4

It's go time: Register for TCM, win a porta-potty

Early registrants to the Twin Cities Marathon get special treatment.
Trophy Tales
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Send us your hunting or fishing photos – and see what others are showing off from around the region.
Outdoors
February 4

Cabin Country: Granddaughter's words maybe said it best

Special place in Cass County has been the subject of much writing and appreciation.
Outdoors
February 4

Do This Now: Snowshoe, shoot winter photos, ski as a family

Weekend is packed with possibilities, including shoeing past bison.
Outdoors
February 4

Ann Bancroft, our Minnesota explorer, takes to the water

She and her team ventured to the Ganges River to focus on the plight of the world's water.
Outdoors
February 4

Miles to go, and a great gray owl to track

Off to the Sax-Zim Bog in northern Minnesota, and hoping for success.
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 4

Nature Notes: Common raven is hawk-sized and acrobatic

Hawk-sized, acrobatic, this black bird is often confused with the crow.
Local
February 4

Musher grabs his 4th Beargrease title with late surge to finish line

Nathan Schroeder, 38, was introduced to mushing at age 12, when he was given a ride at an elementary school. He was rookie of the year in the Iditarod in 2014, when he finished 17th. He came in 24th last year.
Minneapolis
February 3

Can bicyclists provide better disaster relief?

Exercises Wednesday are designed to show how bikes can go where traditional response vehicles can't. The snow added some realism.
Local
February 3

Winter cycling enthusiasts from world gather in Minneapolis

Topics range from employer incentives to psychological barriers to continuing to ride in cold and snowy conditions
Outdoors
February 2

Lake of the Woods legend recalls early years of ice angling

Resourceful Lake of the Woods resort owners came to embrace winter anglers
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