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Minnesotan in 'Impossible Row' recalls fear and fury near Antarctica
Minneapolis man was member of six-person team on ocean adventure.
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December 5, 2019
After Everest, Minneapolis man plans next extreme adventure: 'The Impossible Row'
Andrew Towne joins a crew planning to row from the tip of South America to Antarctica through the treacherous 600-mile Drake Passage.
November 7, 2019
Golden Valley man is the No. 2 lumberjack in the world
Cassidy Scheer of Golden Valley talks about coming within a slice of winning the title at the world championships in Prague.
October 30, 2019
No barrier too big: Minneapolis ultrarunner sets women's mark for Superior trail
Alex Elizabeth puts down fastest known time.
October 3, 2019
Speed record set on Superior Hiking Trail for third time this year
For the third time since July, a hiker has claimed a speed record on the Superior Hiking Trail.
September 5, 2019
Superior Hiking Trail becomes path to another speed record
Ultra-distance runner sets new 'fastest known time' for supported attempt.
August 1, 2019
Poison ivy is the only thing slowing down her down
Update: Retiree-turned-hiker marches on
July 25, 2019
Speed record set for completing 310-mile Superior Hiking Trail
A former Minnesotan who has thru-hiked some of the gems of the U.S. trail system moved back to the Midwest and promptly established a speed record covering the Superior Hiking Trail
July 3, 2019
Former Minnesotans show mettle at ultra running's biggest race
At Western States 100, Brittany Peterson comes in second. Courtney Dauwalter led through 80 miles.
June 20, 2019
Event is all about connecting to outdoors activities
St. Paul Parks & Rec lowers barriers with day to try archery, cycling and more.
May 30, 2019
Marking the 'Arrowhead Reroute' of the North Country Trail
Events in Duluth will officially launch effort to come.
May 20, 2019
Groups plan rally at Capitol to defend BWCA
Interior Department officially renewed mineral leases last week for copper mining near wilderness.
April 18, 2019
Finding Minnesota hunting mentors is the goal
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers chapter hosts program in Minneapolis.
April 4, 2019
Bluebird Recovery Program is in season
Expo will highlight its important work for 41 years.
March 29, 2019
Tracking migrating birds, and the webcams that follow them
Raptor Resource Project is almost a year into new Mississippi River Flyway Cam
March 22, 2019
'Europe comes here': E-bikes get center stage at weekend fair
E-Bike Challenge at the Minneapolis Convention Center speaks to state's bike-centric community.
March 21, 2019
Dupre, with company, adds another summit to his collection
Grand Marais adventurer and Canadian climber scaled one of Canada's highest peaks
March 5, 2019
Former DNR chief Tom Landwehr to lead 'save BWCA' group
Mines threaten wilderness area, Landwehr says
March 1, 2019
Minnesota's outdoors scene will come to life on screen
Stories of Minnesota's vibrant and varied outdoors scene will be told on screen this month, and throughout the year, at a new film festival that opens March 21 in Minneapolis.
February 8, 2019
Feb. 27 is new tentative date for acquiring BWCA permits
Forest Service announces news in wake of system rollout crash
February 6, 2019
Crashed BWCA permit system won't re-open until at least Feb. 19
The permit system on the national website recreation.gov quickly crashed after it went live Jan. 30, shutting out an untold number of users and creating questions for those who managed to snag permits.
February 4, 2019
DNR chief fills most of her leadership team
Sarah Strommen retains many from previous regime; Fish and Wildlife leader Jim Leach to retire.
February 1, 2019
Rally to draw attention to safeguarding Minnesota's public lands
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers has organized another event at state Capitol.
January 9, 2019
Wolf-moose survey brought to halt by shutdown
Researchers' Facebook post suggests tracking work is in limbo.
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Solution for a scourge? U scientist progressing with invasive carp-killer tool
State park and rec area campgrounds and lodging closed, too
Anderson: Bow hunting for deer remains popular as interest in archery dips
Father, son launch epic canoe journey in Boundary Waters
Reduced walleye, sauger bag limits in the offing for Lake of the Woods
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