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July 21, 2009
This young osprey survived a fire that destroyed its nest and killed a sibling. The bird is being nursed back to health at an animal hospital near Garrison, Minn. Submitted photo.
Osprey survives lightning strike
July 21, 2009 - 7:31am
July 8, 2009
Land owners grumble over proposed Red Wing to Hastings bike trail
July 8, 2009 - 7:33am
June 30, 2009
Chairman Mike Kilgore of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council told reporters Monday that Minnesota will be greener in a year, thanks to nearly $300 million in outdoors project spending from funds generated by a sales tax increase. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 25, 2009
Dakota City summer camps are still taking registrations
June 25, 2009 - 2:51pm
June 18, 2009
Aquaponics facility may become a cash generator for dairy industry
June 18, 2009 - 7:30am
June 2, 2009
The "treasure" for some geocachers is this ammo box that was hidden in a state park. Submitted photo
Geocaching: High-tech way to be outdoors
June 2, 2009 - 7:17am
May 31, 2009
Snail changes rules for infested lake near Deer River, Minn.
May 31, 2009 - 4:28pm
May 27, 2009
Tim Jezierski of Duluth holds the 45¾-inch lake trout he caught Sunday on Lake Superior. The fish, estimated at 35 to 40 pounds, is thought to be the largest lake trout caught from the Duluth end of the lake in recent years. Submitted photo
Duluth angler catches giant trout on Lake Superior
May 27, 2009 - 8:08am
May 21, 2009
High winds Wednesday claimed at least one casualty in Farmington. The spire at the top of downtown's Exchange Bank building had to be removed Wednesday afternoon after it started to lean at an alarming angle. That left one worker with the frightening job of climbing onto the building's roof in winds of around 30 miles per hour. The spire was removed without incident.
Well, blow me down
May 21, 2009 - 4:46pm
May 20, 2009
Paul Otto, manager at Sibley State Park, stacks a bundle of campfire wood Friday that was purchased from a DNR-certified vendor. Because of this week's discovery of the emerald ash borer in St. Paul, state parks are increasing their vigilance in keeping unapproved firewood out of parks. Photo by Carolyn Lange
Ash borer closing in
May 20, 2009 - 8:08am
May 18, 2009
Share your Farmington photos
May 18, 2009 - 8:53am
May 14, 2009
Columns: Get on that bike and ride
May 14, 2009 - 3:29pm
Randy Distad: The man who minds the parks
May 14, 2009 - 3:05pm
May 12, 2009
Todd Maas of Duluth caught this 26-inch walleye Saturday on the St. Louis River during Minnesota's fishing opener. Maas used a bottom-bouncing rig with a spinner and a night crawler. He and his friends began fishing at 4 a.m. with jigs and minnows. Sam Cook/
Hooked on the St. Louis River
May 12, 2009 - 8:00am
May 11, 2009
Lt. Gov. Carol Molnau, center, admits defeat Saturday to Gov. Tim Pawlenty as having the most fish during the Governor's Fishing Opener on White Bear Lake. Molnau caught a 19-inch walleye about 5 a.m. - before the start of the competition between the two. Pawlenty caught three northern pike and a bass. Molnau's granddaughter, Anna, left, caught the most fish in the Molnau boat with a bass and a northern. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson
Kabetogama Lake is 2010 fishing opener
May 11, 2009 - 7:02am