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May 16, 2020
A milestone in the Marsh Lake restoration project occurred in October 2018 with the restoration of the Pomme de Terre River to its natural outlet channel that reached the Minnesota River below Marsh Lake.  The $13 million ecological restoration project is now substantially complete, and project managers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have begun to drawn down the lake to allow aquatic vegetation to reestablish itself in the lake. 
West Central Tribune/Tom Cherveny
Western Minnesota's Marsh Lake gets a long awaited kick start
May 16, 2020 - 8:00am
A milestone in the Marsh Lake restoration project occurred in October 2018 with the restoration of the Pomme de Terre River to its natural outlet channel that reached the Minnesota River below Marsh Lake.  The $13 million ecological restoration project is now substantially complete, and project managers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have begun to drawn down the lake to allow aquatic vegetation to reestablish itself in the lake. 
West Central Tribune/Tom Cherveny
A Minnesota lake gets a long awaited kick start
May 16, 2020 - 8:00am
May 15, 2020
Dispersed camping sites in Minnesota National Forests to reopen May 18
May 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
May 13, 2020
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Lake Calhoun name change
May 13, 2020 - 12:03pm
May 9, 2020
Bird watchers from afar come to the Jamestown area to try and catch a glimpse of the Baird's Sparrow which nests in western Stutsman County. The uncommon song bird has a very limited summer breeding range. Courtesy / Rick Bohn
Birding could take off in midst of pandemic
May 9, 2020 - 7:00pm
May 8, 2020
Jim Kalkofen and Al Lindner hold up some of the fish they caught last June 2019 during the Minnesota Fishing Challenge on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
Stauber hosts teleconference on relaxing outdoor recreation restrictions
May 8, 2020 - 8:47pm
April 25, 2020
The yellow-bellied sapsucker is a common species in the north and east, and is replaced by close relatives in the west. Quiet in winter, it becomes noisy in spring, with cat-like calls and staccato drumming. (Annalise Braught / Bemidji Pioneer)
Yellow-bellied sapsuckers make their spring debut
April 25, 2020 - 6:15am
April 14, 2020
Turkey hunting season opens April 15, hunters who want to bag a tom turkey are encouraged to stay close to home.
Minnesota turkey hunting season opens April 15
April 14, 2020 - 11:58am
March 31, 2020
At the Northwest Angle, breakup is (mostly) business as usual
March 31, 2020 - 8:30am
March 27, 2020
Erin Teravskis, curator at the Red River Zoo in Fargo, is shown with a Bactrian camel and its baby, born at the zoo on March 14. Zoo employees are having to supplement bottle feedings for the baby, because she's had some difficulty nursing. Like most businesses, the zoo is temporarily closed due to the COVID19 pandemic.  Special to The Forumplay button
Despite a human pandemic, Red River Zoo welcomes new addition
March 27, 2020 - 4:17pm
March 18, 2020
Two bear cubs rescued from a cornfield near Strandquist, Minn., await transportation Sunday to a wildlife rehabilitation facility in Garrison, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Woinarowicz/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Bear cubs rescued after combine harvesting corn in northwest Minnesota kills their mother
March 18, 2020 - 11:00am
March 11, 2020
White-tailed deer in the woods near Barnum, Minn., in 2014. Minnesota's firearms deer-hunting season opens Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
Shotgun zone elimination bill gains traction in Minnesota
March 11, 2020 - 5:28pm
March 9, 2020
A bull moose photographed from a helicopter during the annual January moose survey in Northeastern Minnesota. This winter's survey appears to show the state's moose population mostly stable at a low level. This moose was seen in the area of the 2011 Pagami Creek fire which now is prime moose habitat. Photo courtesy of Mike Schrage
Survey shows little change in Minnesota moose population
March 9, 2020 - 8:03pm
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Minnesota woman dies in snowmobile crash
March 9, 2020 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2020
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Brad Dokken: Whopper walleye double highlights rally on Lake Winnipeg for Fargo's Chad Maloy
March 8, 2020 - 9:00am
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