STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Deer crashes Bengal fan's Sunday
LIMA, Ohio — A man in Ohio said he had to do some running of his own while watching football on TV when a deer came crashing in through a window. Jeff Berger said he managed to get out of the wa... Posted on 12/2/09 at 2:14 AM
The UND Oakville Prairie site west of Grand Forks, one of the few remaining tracts of native prairie in the region, is getting a jump-start next month with a prescribed burn to rid the site of invasive plants and replenish the native grasses that make the site so unique. UND also has partnered with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department to manage the site as the ‘Oakville Prairie Biology Station and Wildlife Management Area.’
ELY, Minn. — A convergence of Boy Scouts buzzed around the landing at Prairie Portage east of Ely, where Sucker Lake pours its clear waters into Basswood Lake at the Canadian border. A July afternoon, 2014.
Longtime fishing guide and retired Minnesota state Sen. Bob Lessard and his son serve up good times at fly-in fishing camp in northwestern Ontario
TROUT LAKE NORTH OF FORT FRANCES, Ontario — We’d caught our fill of walleyes atop a seldom-fished reef and put back a couple of blackish-gold beauties flirting with 24 inches when Brett Lessard decided a change of scenery — and a change of species — was in order.
CARLTON — Candace Whelan stands outside her Carlton home every morning to see big green hosta plants, smell the aroma of purple violets and pink peonies, and pluck fresh peppers sprouting from her garden. One could say she is living every gardener’s dream, and to top it all off, she has a koi pond.
Now that we’re in the heart of summer, this is a perfect time to get kids connected with the outdoors. Sometimes, the simplest interaction with the natural world can unlock a child’s curiosity and unleash a lifetime of outside exploration.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Dustin Larson had a game plan to put walleyes in the boat on this early June morning: Pitch jigs and soft plastic tails along the edge of a shallow flooded shoreline and cover water.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- One of the beauties of living in the Upper Midwest is the widely contrasting terrain within a few hours’ drive — from the vast expanse of Lake of the Woods and the pine forests of northern Minnesota, to Lake Sakakawea and the rugged bluffs of the North Dakota Badlands.
MEDORA, N.D. -- Former Mount Rushmore National Park Superintendent Gerard Baker gave the trail bridging Theodore Roosevelt’s North and South Units the name “Maah Daah Hey” in 1999. It is a Mandan-Hidatsa Indian phrase, meaning “an area that has been or will be around for a long time.”
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