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University of North Dakota directing nonessential employees to work from home; NDSU to discuss options Monday
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Minnesota district courts suspend certain proceedings
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March 23, 2020
First rite of spring, Brule River trout opener is Saturday
Finally, there’s a moral, even public health reason for steelheaders to remain at least six feet apart on the Wisconsin Bois Brule River trout...
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
In spring, Duluth is bald eagle capital of the world
DULUTH — Frank Nicoletti was looking out over the Duluth harbor when he noticed something in the distance. “Three balds. Out above the bridge....
March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
March 22, 2020
A chat with the wildlife chief: ND delays plans for bighorn sheep project in southern Badlands; elk and moose licenses reflect strong populations
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is delaying plans to remove a struggling bighorn sheep herd in the southern Badlands...
March 22, 2020 - 8:00am
March 19, 2020
North Dakota state park buildings closed; trails and boat ramps remain open
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department closed all state park and recreation buildings effective Thursday, March 19, until further notice....
March 19, 2020 - 5:37pm
March 18, 2020
Bear cubs rescued after combine harvesting corn in northwest Minnesota kills their mother
GARRISON, Minn. — Two orphaned bear cubs rescued from a cornfield Sunday, March 15, in Marshall County will spend the next year or so at a...
March 18, 2020 - 11:00am
March 17, 2020
Mille Lacs walleye off limits in July; catch-and-release rest of summer
Walleye angling on Mille Lacs Lake will be catch-and-release only for this year’s open-water season, with the exception of July, when walleye...
March 17, 2020 - 3:49pm
Minnesota state parks remain open, programs canceled or postponed
ST. PAUL -- A century ago, when the flu pandemic created worldwide chaos, people learned that sunshine was a great disinfectant, and getting...
March 17, 2020 - 11:50am
Brad Dokken column: Nature can be a source of comfort during uncertain times
It’s been a depressing week. From the coronavirus pandemic to plummeting financial markets and all of the other fallout that’s occurred,...
March 17, 2020 - 6:00am
March 16, 2020
Winter wildlife update: Managers in North Dakota, northwest Minnesota assess winter’s impact on deer and other wildlife
There’s still time for a setback, but winter appears to be on the downward track. That’s good news for wildlife in North Dakota and northwest...
March 16, 2020 - 6:00am
March 15, 2020
As winter’s snow recedes, early spring offers shed hunting bonanza
SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP — Joe Shead cringed when a visitor asked what he might do with some of the 1,000 deer antler sheds he’s collected over...
March 15, 2020 - 7:00am
TV fishing legend Babe Winkelman files for bankruptcy
A nationally famous fishing television show host and one of Minnesota's most iconic outdoorsmen has run into an upstream financial battle in...
March 15, 2020 - 6:00am
March 13, 2020
More wild, tame deer confirmed with chronic wasting disease in Minnesota
Friday was a bad day in the effort to keep chronic wasting disease contained in Minnesota as the always fatal deer disease continues to spread on deer farms and in the wild. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Friday that four more deer tested positive for CWD on an eastern...
March 13, 2020 - 3:25pm
March 11, 2020
Shotgun zone elimination bill gains traction in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Lawmakers and state regulators appear to be warming to the idea of eliminating shotgun-only deer hunting zones in Minnesota. Officials...
March 11, 2020 - 5:28pm
March 10, 2020
Youthful 90-year-old snowmobile trail groomer shares secrets to a good life
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — There’s plenty of ageless landmarks on the trails up by Merrifield, but if one keeps their eyes peeled, they’re likely...
March 10, 2020 - 7:00am
March 9, 2020
Survey shows little change in Minnesota moose population
Northeastern Minnesota's moose population may be holding its own, but still shows no signs of bouncing back to healthier numbers. That was the...
March 9, 2020 - 8:03pm