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January 7, 2018
This 114-pound male mountain lion was killed by a car in September 2009 near Bemidji. Genetic tests suggested the cat originated in western North Dakota.  Archive photo / Minnesota DNR
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 5, 2018
Scott Rall: You can always learn something new
January 5, 2018 - 2:01pm
Sam Cook
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
December 31, 2017
Don Klinke of Lengby, Minn., talks about the cabin he built using logs from Norway pine trees he and his wife, Dolly, and son, Zeke, planted in 1970 for a landowner near Bagley, Minn. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Building a legacy: Northern Minnesota man comes full circle with log cabin he built from pine trees he planted in 1970
December 31, 2017 - 7:00am
After a December storm hit the North Shore, spray from waves in the Grand Marais harbor coated the rope railings that run along the Grand Marais Lakewalk. Sundberg captured the scene at sunset. Paul Sundberg photo
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 29, 2017
Scott Rall: The measure of a season completed
December 29, 2017 - 1:51pm
December 24, 2017
Sam Cook
Meditation on ice: Waiting for crappies to bite
December 24, 2017 - 7:38am
Brad Dokken
Minnesota DNR taking comments on draft timber harvest report
December 24, 2017 - 7:15am
December 22, 2017
Scott Rall: Flushers and pointers: Both have a place
December 22, 2017 - 2:08pm
December 20, 2017
Mountain lions such as the cat in this undated photo have been legally hunted in North Dakota since 2005, when the Game and Fish Department offered its first season. N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Hunter takes mountain lion in eastern ND
December 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
December 17, 2017
New northern pike regulations go into effect March 1 on Minnesota inland waters, but anglers can't begin targeting pike until the general fishing opener Saturday, May 12. Minnesota DNR photo
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
December 17, 2017 - 6:36am
A snowy owl sits atop a fence post in southeastern Minnesota during an irruption in 2012. (Laura Erickson photo)
Snowy owls head south
December 17, 2017 - 6:00am
Nick Anthony of Ballard's Resort takes some time to wet a line Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, as he talks about the work that goes into getting ready for another winter fishing season on Lake of the Woods near Baudette, Minn. Walleyes and saugers provided steady action throughout the day. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service                               play button
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
December 17, 2017 - 6:00am
December 15, 2017
Scott Rall: Two kinds of dogs to love
December 15, 2017 - 3:31pm
December 10, 2017
On a western Minnesota farm, the bounty of a December afternoon’s hunt is displayed on a weathered fence. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
December 10, 2017 - 7:47am