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Bismarck's Highland Acres boasts champion red oak tree
University of Mary to release book on ND millionaire
More reverie than revelry, reading party toasts thirsty minds
NDSU president and provost criticized for ignoring research chief's faults
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while, Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
January 7, 2018
Public's fascination with mountain lions based on fear, curiosity
One thing's for sure: People have a fascination with mountain lions. Sightings, whether confirmed or hearsay, always get people talking. "It...
January 7, 2018 - 6:00am
January 6, 2018
Grand Forks hunter Derik Zimmel recalls experience of drawing once-in-a-lifetime elk and moose tags in the same year
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Derik Zimmel had what he called a "fortunate misfortune" last spring, when he got an email from the North Dakota Game...
January 6, 2018 - 11:01am
January 5, 2018
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
This will sound crazy, I know. But maybe I am not alone. Sometimes, when I'm out with one of my friends — biking or hunting or paddling or...
January 5, 2018 - 7:13am
January 3, 2018
Coyote hunting event in western ND sets sporting standard
DICKINSON, N.D.—Once again, the Coyote Classic is coming to Dickinson, marking the 16th year of the two-day coyote hunting tournament,...
January 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
December 31, 2017
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
MINOT, N.D.—She loves to hunt. Dusk to dawn, from opener to season's end if necessary. When the hunting seasons close you'll find her with...
December 31, 2017 - 7:23pm
Building a legacy: Northern Minnesota man comes full circle with log cabin he built from pine trees he planted in 1970
NEAR LENGBY, Minn.—This is a story about coming full circle. It all started in 1970, when Don Klinke heard about a landowner who wanted...
December 31, 2017 - 7:00am
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Paul Sundberg knows what kind of photos his followers appreciate most. He shoots excellent photos of loons feeding...
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
Looking back on the year in the outdoors -- and ahead to 2018
GRAND FORKS — We hadn't had our lines in the water more than 10 minutes when I felt a fish hanging on to my jig; the bite wasn't as much...
December 31, 2017 - 6:00am
December 26, 2017
Emerald ash borer inches closer to North Dakota, Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO — The emerald ash borer is getting closer to North Dakota. That's according to news from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, which...
December 26, 2017 - 6:07pm
December 24, 2017
Meditation on ice: Waiting for crappies to bite
The morning's first grudging light had just begun to slip over the land as our train of anglers ventured forth. Four of us, well-Thinsulated...
December 24, 2017 - 7:38am
Minnesota DNR taking comments on draft timber harvest report
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Light reading it's not, but a draft report examining the potential impacts of upping Minnesota's annual timber...
December 24, 2017 - 7:15am
December 20, 2017
Hunter takes mountain lion in eastern ND
HILLSBORO, N.D. — Details are sketchy at this point, but the North Dakota Game and Fish Department has confirmed a hunter legally shot...
December 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
LISTEN: Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish
Each year between February and June, the fish gather to spawn in Mexico's Colorado River Delta. The fish, a type of croaker called the Gulf corvina,...
December 20, 2017 - 2:04pm
December 19, 2017
ND Game and Fish officials urge caution on lakes
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Inconsistencies in ice thickness could pose a danger to ice fishermen heading to the lakes this holiday weekend, according...
December 19, 2017 - 8:08pm
December 17, 2017
What bird is the Christmas partridge?
The ruffed grouse is an aspirational bird for me; that is, a bird I haven't seen lately but hope to see soon. The grouse is on my mind for several...
December 17, 2017 - 9:30am