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March Mania


April 4, 2020
Theodore Roosevelt National Park closes campgrounds
April 4, 2020 - 3:15pm
April 1, 2020
Several anglers were using the boat launch recently at McQuade Safe Harbor on Lake Superior east of Duluth. But the Minnesota DNR is asking people to go outdoors only in their own community and not travel any distance for outdoor recreation under COVID-19 restrictions.  (Clint Austin /
DNR to Minnesotans: Outdoor traditions are on hold, recreate close to home
April 1, 2020 - 7:31pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, left, and 2020 Governor's Fishing Opener Chairman Erik Osberg. Courtesy photo
Walz cancels annual governor's fishing opener
April 1, 2020 - 2:30pm
Applications for North Dakota gratis deer licenses now are available on the Game and Fish Department website. General deer gun and muzzleloader applications will be available sometime in May. (Photo / North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
North Dakota gratis deer tag applications now are available on the Game and Fish website
April 1, 2020 - 12:15pm
Anglers in North Dakota need new fishing licenses as of Wednesday, April 1. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. Game and Fish has no plans to alter fishing season; new licenses needed as of April 1
April 1, 2020 - 12:02pm
Standing corn borders the edge of tree cover during the winter months, providing whitetails with plenty of security cover and food. 
 Luke Hagen / Forum News Service
Morken: Why it’s time to have a conversation about a later Minnesota firearms opener for deer
April 1, 2020 - 7:01am
March 31, 2020
Anglers drop their boats into the water at the Randall Creek Boat Ramp to try their luck fishing the Missouri River on Tuesday morning just south of the Fort Randall Dam near Pickstown. (Matt Gade / Republic)
'Outdoors remain open' in SD, as nonresidents ignore stay-at-home orders to fish
March 31, 2020 - 4:18pm
At the Northwest Angle, breakup is (mostly) business as usual
March 31, 2020 - 8:30am
March 30, 2020
The Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee has approved moving forward with a plan to restore elk to eastern Minnesota. (2019 file / News Tribune)
Fond du Lac tribal council supports elk restoration
March 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
Brad Dokken
Closing Rainy River boat ramps was the right decision
March 30, 2020 - 8:00am
March 29, 2020
Cody Booen of Grand Forks has about a dozen 3D printers that are almost constantly running to churn out products such as transducer arms, which are used on ice fishing electronics. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Making a mark with 3D printing: Grand Forks ‘gadget lover’ taps technology to produce outdoor products
March 29, 2020 - 8:00am
C.J. Johnson nets a steelhead trout for Gary Teigen Saturday morning on the Brule River. (Steve Kuchera /
Brule River trout opener draws from afar
March 29, 2020 - 7:00am
March 24, 2020
Dean Thesing (left) of Cloquet and Duff Thury of St. Paul pack up their equipment after a fishing trip Tuesday at McQuade Safe Harbor on Lake Superior east of Duluth. (Clint Austin /
Get outdoors, but don’t go far? Visitors face restrictions, closures
March 24, 2020 - 8:42pm
Aubree Morken found this small buck rub left behind from the 2019 whitetail rut while on a walk with her dad on a piece of public land in Minnesota on March 18. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Morken: Now is as good a time as any to rediscover the power of the outdoors
March 24, 2020 - 12:45pm
March 23, 2020
Two mature bald eagles fly over the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory’s spring bird migration counting location along West Skyline Parkway Tuesday. (Steve Kuchera /
In spring, Duluth is bald eagle capital of the world
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am