Outdoors
September 3
Mitch Lunda toted a pair of Canada geese back to his blind while hunting in the east metro Saturday, opening day of the early goose season. Success ca

Anderson: Early Canada goose season signals change in season, for the better

Summer gives way to fall, in the field if not on the calendar, and for many it's a welcome transition
Local
September 2
Eric Fryman, left, Annaliese, 5 (in Eric's arms) Jansen,3, held by Cari Mews, Kyra 9, in front. Fryman and the children are dead after their kayak cap

A light on a dark Lake Superior led to sole kayak survivor

A young mother from Wisconsin was pulled from the water after her family's kayak capsized. Three children and their father died.
Local
September 2

After family tragedy on Lake Superior, a plea for kayak safety

The kayak ride off the Apostle Islands that killed all but one member of a Wisconsin family would have been strenuous for even a highly trained kayaker, experts said.
Outdoors
September 1

Woods, marshes, ponds, prairies opening once again to Minnesota hunters

Geese, bears, doves, crows, snipe and rail are fair game, and more is ahead.
Outdoors
August 31
A view of Mont Blanc, far right, during the TDS ultramarathon race in 2017.

Midwesterners scale heights of trail running world in the French Alps

Event around Mont Blanc in the French Alps is something akin to the Tour de France in popularity.
Outdoors
August 31
Restored postal canoe delivers again — in a different capacity

Restored postal canoe delivers again — in a different capacity

Brothers-in-law restore craft likely used to haul mail on North Shore.
Outdoors
August 31
Anglers on Upper Red Lake were expected to draw down numbers of walleyes 17 inches and under, but warm waters cooled the bite.

Some of Minnesota's best walleye lakes: How was their season?

Looking back at the season on Leech, Cass, Upper Red and Lake of the Woods — and ahead to likely changes.
Outdoors
August 31
River otter

Meditate at a prairie, tag a monarch, walk through geological history

Programs this weekend at state and regional parks.
Variety
August 30

Judge blocks Saturday's grizzly hunts in Wyoming, Idaho

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the opening of the first public grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho in more than 40 years, as he considers whether the government was wrong to lift federal protections on the animals.
Local
August 30
Currents: Mark Norquist of Modern Carnivore

Currents: Mark Norquist of Modern Carnivore

Outdoors people and what they are watching, listening to, following and more.
Outdoors
August 30
Nature Notes: Tree crickets are regularly heard in late summer but rarely seen

Nature Notes: Tree crickets are regularly heard in late summer but rarely seen

The populations for many of the music producers are at their peak.
Outdoors
August 30
The cabin set back in the woods in Bark Bay, which is west of Cornucopia, Wis., is called Birch Bend.

Cabin near Lake Superior has enough tales to fill a journal

It's a small place at the edge of the woods near Cornucopia, Wis.
National
August 30

Fishing rules altered because of Florida's red tide

Florida wildlife officials have changed fishing rules for snook and redfish in areas hit hard by a devastating red tide just ahead of the opening of the popular snook season.
Outdoors
August 29

Zebra mussel scourge hits Bald Eagle Lake, a metro muskie haven

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources describes Bald Eagle as the east metro's most popular muskie lake, located just north of the city of White Bear Lake.
Outdoors
August 28
Conservation officer Kyle Quittschreiber died in a farm accident.

Anderson: Remembering DNR conservation officer Kyle Quittschreiber

Kyle Quittschreiber, 26, died Aug. 24 while driving a skid-steer loader on property he had recently purchased in Frazee, Minn., near where he grew up.
Outdoors
August 28
Don Holton.

Fishing trophy tales: A big strike north of the border

A look at this week's memorable fish catches.
Outdoors
August 28

Minnesota fishing report

A look at where the fish are biting around the state.
Outdoors
August 28
Jonathan Poppele, one of the club founders, and the club member analyze the foot print during the trailing exercise in the Sunday tracking meeting. ]

Currents: Jonathan Poppele, naturalist and educator, of the Minnesota Wildlife Tracking Project

Outdoors people and what they are following, reading, watching and more.
Variety
August 27
A roseate spoonbill caught in the act in Bloomington on Sunday.

A feathered first sends giddy birders swarming to Twin Cities

Birders by the hundreds flocked to a dock in the Twin Cities for a rare look at a roseate spoonbill making the species' first verifiable debut in Minnesota.
Outdoors
August 27

More love for Cuyuna trails

Outside magazine touts Crosby among its "best towns."