STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING It's OK, I'm a runner
I run because long after my footprints fade away, maybe I will have inspired a few to reject the easy path, hit the trails, put one foot in front of the other, and come to the same conclusion I did: I... Posted on 1/3/15 at 3:49 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND check the conditions
No matter where you live when you travel 30 miles or 300 things change..from weather on a big scale to maybe a farmer or rancher who is dealing with a family issue or extenuating circumstances it come... Posted on 10/11/13 at 10:16 AM
STAFF BLOG WILDWINGS What's that?
It was a first for calendar year 2011 for me. Others may have seen such a phenomenon already but I was out of town for the "warm" week we had back in March. Last Friday, though, the sky north of town ... Posted on 4/6/11 at 12:00 PM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Fishing The Northland!
I lived in France for a stint and used to raise eyebrows when I would offer to host my French colleagues if they ever made their way to Minnesota. They couldn’t comprehend the concept of “... Posted on 6/18/10 at 2:38 AM
We still were more than 500 miles from our fishing destination in northern Saskatchewan, and the excursion already had been an adventure.
A funnel-shaped cloud that popped out of the sky and rapidly began moving in our direction made sure of that.
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.
Wet conditions might be making natural foods less available, conservation officer says
WARREN, Minn. -- Nuisance bear complaints are up in parts of northwest Minnesota, but a state conservation officer said homeowners and others can minimize the risk of problems by removing food sources such as bird feeders, dog food or bags of trash.
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- I will be the first to admit that following a long and cold winter and a short spring counted in days or weeks and not months, we almost feel like we’re trying to play catch-up before we miss out on the summertime outdoors fun.
The tornado that wreaked havoc in a Watford City, N.D., RV camp Monday provided yet another stern reminder that weather disasters can happen just about anywhere, and being prepared can make the difference between life and death.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Anglers were still ice-fishing on Fish Lake north of Duluth last week. Ten days ago, anglers were still driving trucks on frozen lakes near Deer River, said fishing guide Charlie Worrath.
A LONG THE BRULE RIVER — The thermometer fell to 14 degrees in the valley here Saturday morning, but Derek Leslie of Superior didn’t mind. Leslie got his spot near Co-op Hole around midnight to make sure he had a decent place to fish for the opening of the Brule River trout season.
BARNUM — Just before dawn on Tuesday, Mike Neault climbed into his pickup and headed for the Blackhoof River Wildlife Management Area in Carlton County. Neault, 59, already had a 50-pound bag of specially formulated deer feed in the pickup’s bed.
Whether it’s the same critter that spent a few days across the road from Don and Leann Wikert’s place near Thorhult, Minn., last fall is difficult to say for sure, but a pronghorn antelope is still turning heads in northwest Minnesota.
DULUTH, Minn. -- Snow and ice cover Lake Superior.
It’s a bitter February day on the big expanse of frozen water, and the wind is cold and the air has a bite to it.
Two figures trudge across the lake, bundled up and supplies in hand. Upon first glance, one might think these two men are heading out for an ice fishing trip. And they will be chipping away at the ice, but for a very different reason.
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