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February 18, 2018
Commentary: Taking the optimistic view of the outdoors in winter
February 18, 2018 - 7:31pm
Dave Nilsen, of Dakota Hunting Retriever Club in Sioux Falls, feeds his dog, Axl, during the 2018 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic on Saturday in Sioux Falls. (Luke Hagen / Republic)
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
February 18, 2018 - 5:47pm
After helping construct a snow shelter, fifth-grader Gianna Figueroa of Hibbing keeps watch on a fishing tip-up during a Cherry School outing on Long Lake near Cherry on Feb. 9. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Taking the classroom to the lake
February 18, 2018 - 11:25am
Pheasants, a nonnative species  in North Dakota, tend to do better during winters such as this when there's not much snow. But at the same time, the persistent cold reduces their fat reserves, making pheasants more susceptible to winter mortality. (Photo/ Craig Bihrle, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
So far, so good: Snow hasn't been a hindrance for wildlife this winter
February 18, 2018 - 10:32am
February 17, 2018
Silver medallist John-Henry Krueger of the U.S. celebrates. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
February 17, 2018 - 10:34am
February 16, 2018
Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, who will turn 23 in March, has 41 World Cup victories.
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
February 16, 2018 - 9:37am
February 14, 2018
Hermantown’s Austin Danelski rounds a gate during his second run at the state alpine ski meet Wednesday at Giants Ridge. Danelski won the boys’ event with a combined time of 1:10.96. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Hermantown skier wins Minn. high school Alpine skiing championship
February 14, 2018 - 9:49pm
February 13, 2018
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
February 13, 2018 - 10:32pm
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 11, 2018
Beth Holst of Duluth is recovering from a 21-foot fall from her deer stand in November. She sustained a broken leg in the accident and uses a cane for stability as she heals. Bob King / Forum News Service
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
February 11, 2018 - 8:44am
Sam Cook
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
Longtime fly fishing enthusiast Kevin Jeffrey of Grand Forks shows off a large fly he tied. Jeffrey is one of the regulars who gathers the first Thursday of every month at Half Brothers Brewing Company to tie flies with the Forks Fly Tyers. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Monthly fly tyers group meets to make it through long winter months
February 11, 2018 - 7:10am
February 8, 2018
Jake Cosley of Pembina, N.D., managed to free buck the buck at right from the entangled head of a long-dead foe Wednesday afternoon after coming across the deer while snowmobiling on the Red River south of Pembina. (Photo courtesy of Jake Cosley)play button
Second set of entangled ND bucks with severed head discovered, set free by snowmobiler on Red River
February 8, 2018 - 4:31pm
February 5, 2018
A group of Canada lynx, likely a female lynx with her four kittens, gathered on a road near Tofte in front of photographer Thomas Spence on Saturday morning. Seeing a family group of lynx is a rarity. Photo courtesy of Thomas Spence
'I couldn't believe it': Tofte photographer stumbles on rare lynx sighting
February 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
Red wolves are seen at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham, N.C. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild - again
February 5, 2018 - 2:05pm
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