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St. Louis River events rescheduled
The St. Louis River Alliance has rescheduled two events on the river that were rained out recently. The annual river cleanup set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday will focus on Clough Island, a designat...
5/23/13 at 12:00 AM Walk for wildflowers 5/22/13 at 12:00 AM
Leave fawns alone 5/21/13 at 12:00 AM
Wisconsin northern muskie zone opens Saturday
Wisconsin's northern zone muskie season opens Saturday, and, despite a late start, the fish are likely to be done spawning in most waters and ready to feed, state fisheries experts say. I think the m...
5/22/13 at 3:28 PM Still time to register for Hawk Ridge Birdathon 5/15/13 at 1:06 PM
Sales of Minnesota fishing licenses down significantly 5/14/13 at 4:54 PM
Not to get too technical, but a fallout -- when it comes to migratory birds -- occurs when there are no birds one day and birds are thick the next. It's affected by weather conditions, or perhaps by m...
5/21/13 at 4:09 PM Do the Minnesota Vikings hate birds? 5/17/13 at 5:16 PM
Satellite Sapsucker 5/14/13 at 9:47 AM
Legislative notebook: Farmers want clarification
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Farmers are not sure how much more they will be taxed after the Democratic-controlled Legislature adopted a $2 billion tax increase. It appears that farmers will pay ...
5/21/13 at 1:12 AM Legacy funding debate splits urban and rural senators 5/15/13 at 8:26 PM
Legislative notebook: Monday deadline ready to fall 4/28/12 at 10:47 PM
Bug market, big returns
Sure, you could listen to the experts about what the stock market will do. But how reliable is that? The return of the cicadas this summer -- now that's something you can bank on. These locusts mak...
5/8/13 at 12:30 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, Winter Visitor...
12/28/12 at 7:41 AM
Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
Hawk Ridge is a private nonprofit group that organizes education programs and bird counts. Activities go on for a couple of months. Check their website for more details. Official counters will be s...
9/16/12 at 7:00 PM Who's ready for a hike? 8/29/12 at 4:08 PM
Spirit Mountain's Winter Tubing Park 12/24/11 at 12:14 AM
Now, to convince Adam to keep his digging to the sandbox....
My good parenting is done for the day - I FINALLY gardened with my kids. I am always hesitant to put the first seeds into the ground, since North Dakota is famous for late spring blizzards. My mom ta...
5/20/11 at 6:15 PM
The glory days of smelting in Duluth
A crowd of about 400 smelters gathers for a small run at the mouth of the Lester River on April 25, 1986. (Steve Stearns / News-Tribune) Up until the 1980s, one of the biggest gatherings in Duluth ea...
4/19/11 at 11:42 PM Saving a dog named Scooter at Gooseberry Falls 10/21/10 at 7:45 PM
July 4 BWCAW blowdown 7/3/09 at 4:00 AM
For 100 years, Scouting programs have instilled in youth the values found in the Scout Oath and Scout Law. Today, these values are just as relevant in helping youth grow to their full potential ...
9/10/10 at 6:16 PM