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Ice anglers stranded, rescued near Duluth: 'Lake Superior is not forgiving'
Their fishing equipment and beer are still floating up the North Shore, though.
Surge in demand for pleasure boating amid pandemic has Minnesota builders busy
The facility in New York Mills that builds Lund and Crestliner boats has added 114 positions in past 6 months and needs to fill 60 more.
Anderson: Critical Habitat license-plate program veering from its dedicated mission
A closer look at the DNR's license plate Critical Habitat program reveals the agency in recent years has only minimally deployed license plate funds to preserve habitat.
Bird deaths fuel push for Minnesota lead tackle ban
Fishing tackle killing popular waterfowl.
A Minnesota sharpshooter rescued eagle caught in tree. Now the raptor has a forever home.
Freedom made headlines in 2016 after he was daringly rescued on July 4th by a U.S. Army veteran.
Loppet ski races in Minneapolis this weekend called off due to extreme cold
The Loppet Foundation is also cutting short its Luminary Loppet, which will have its final day Friday.
Good old days are now for Lake Pepin perch and walleye anglers
Consecutive years of high water during spawning have helped walleye, too.
Every wild sign from a walk in the Minnesota woods held a lesson
A recent outing over a few hours became a rich dive into a diverse ecosystem full of life and death and adaptation in Minnesota's harshest season.
For Duluth native, ending first Beargrease with a win was a 'team effort'
Erin Letzring edged out her ex-husband in her first full marathon.
February is a generous month in the natural world
Most lakes are covered with 15 inches to 2 feet of ice, but if you head out, always think of springs, soft spots, and changing conditions. Be careful.
Opportunity knocked for doubling the cabin fun on Mille Lacs
Cabin Country: Last year was a very challenging year for many, but did not deter this family's cabin fun.
Researchers find 2 wolves illegally killed in northeastern Minnesota
The collared animals were located in January and killed in November.
Beargrease finish is closest in race history
Erin Letzring of Skagway, Alaska, edged out defending champion Ryan Redington to become the first female musher to win the Duluth-to-Grand Portage race since 1998.
Corn, conveyor belts and a virus show promise in removing invasive carp from Minnesota waters
The invasive species has upended ecosystems in state waters since the 1880s.
Anderson: Wildlife management areas can foster a greater appreciation of nature
The notion of making some wildlife management areas more inviting is taking shape, amid questions about timber harvesting.
Anderson: Mystery around bears' reproduction is a reminder of their balancing act
Minnesota wildlife managers want to minimize nuisance-bear complaints while satisfying hunters' desires, while also, most important, maintaining a healthy, stable bruin population.
Sure it's cold, but nothing near a traditional subzero Minnesota winter
In 2021, by mid-January we in the metro area had experienced only two days with below-zero temperatures, when 24 days with subzero readings is normal here for a winter season.
With throttles wide open, small-town 'CBoys' achieve YouTube stardom
Five young gear heads regale YouTube with daring thrills and spills.
A string of white cabins and family trips inspired their own place
Cabin Country: Lined wall-to-wall with knotty pine, this cabin has memories new and old.
In a year of canceled traditions, Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is 'a bright spot'
Other dog sled races have been canceled, but the North Shore's Beargrease marathon will start Sunday, albeit with some modifications.
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DNR says it will look harder at insecticides' effect on Minnesota deer
Nature Notes: Great blue herons are gathering up
It's not a trip to Antarctica. Make the leap to winter camping
Wisconsin opens early wolf hunt after hunter group sued
Wolf advocates attack Wisconsin tradition: Hunting bears with dogs
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