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March 23, 2020
Conditions should be good for the 2020 Brule River trout fishing opener on Saturday, March 28.  File / Forum News Service
First rite of spring, Brule River trout opener is Saturday
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
Two mature bald eagles fly over the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory’s spring bird migration counting location along West Skyline Parkway Tuesday. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
In spring, Duluth is bald eagle capital of the world
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
March 22, 2020
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is offering 474 moose tags, a decline of only five from last year. Moose hunters in 2019 had a success rate of 82%; the deadline to apply for this year's moose season is Wednesday, March 25. (Photo/ Jason Smith, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
A chat with the wildlife chief: ND delays plans for bighorn sheep project in southern Badlands; elk and moose licenses reflect strong populations
March 22, 2020 - 8:00am
March 19, 2020
The Turtle River flows through Turtle River State Park in this undated photo. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
North Dakota state park buildings closed; trails and boat ramps remain open
March 19, 2020 - 5:37pm
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 17, 2020
Anglers on Lake Mille Lacs this summer will not be able to keep any walleyes, and walleye angling will be closed altogether in July. (File / News Tribune)
Mille Lacs walleye off limits in July; catch-and-release rest of summer
March 17, 2020 - 3:49pm
The Minnesota DNR in January said local clubs and municipalities will now get their fill cross country ski trail grooming grants this winter after sales of the state ski pass increased. Forum News Service file
Minnesota state parks remain open, programs canceled or postponed
March 17, 2020 - 11:50am
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken column: Nature can be a source of comfort during uncertain times
March 17, 2020 - 6:00am
March 16, 2020
A trio of North Dakota deer feed in the snow in this undated photo. Deer in much of North Dakota have fared well this winter. Eastern North Dakota had a snowy start to winter, but recent snowfall has been scarce, and much of the western half of the state has little to no snow.  North Dakota Game and Fish Department
Winter wildlife update: Managers in North Dakota, northwest Minnesota assess winter’s impact on deer and other wildlife
March 16, 2020 - 6:00am
March 15, 2020
Joe Shead poses with a mule deer shed antler he found, in that exact location, on a January shed hunting trip to eastern Montana. Shead has hunted sheds in eight states and Canada. (Photo courtesy Joe Shead)
As winter’s snow recedes, early spring offers shed hunting bonanza
March 15, 2020 - 7:00am
Legendary TV fisherman Babe Winkelman.  Babe Winkelman Productions photo.
TV fishing legend Babe Winkelman files for bankruptcy
March 15, 2020 - 6:00am
March 13, 2020
More wild, tame deer confirmed with chronic wasting disease in Minnesota
March 13, 2020 - 3:25pm
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 10, 2020
Lou and Ben Jansen talk Friday, Feb. 28, after taking a break from grooming snowmobile trails for the Merrifield Marathons Snowmobile Club along the trail in Mission Township. Jansen, 90, grooms 35 miles of trail twice a week and  Lou likes to ride with her husband on the weekly route. The pair likes to stay active and go dancing twice a week. Steve Kohls  /  Brainerd Dispatch play button
Youthful 90-year-old snowmobile trail groomer shares secrets to a good life
March 10, 2020 - 7:00am
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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