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October 15, 2017
Tony Moe of the Fourtown Grygla Sportsman's Club stands by a gate blocking access to a .7-mile length of trail in June. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hoping to acquire the land as part of an exchange with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which owns the parcel, to connect an ATV trail  in Beltrami Island State Forest.  (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
DNR eyes land swap to connect ATV trail
October 15, 2017 - 9:42am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: What gull? That can be hard to tell
October 15, 2017 - 6:40am
September 3, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Mike Jacobs: Migration central to all bird life
September 3, 2017 - 7:33am
July 23, 2017
Members of the Ramsey County Air Rifle Team earned a first-place finish during the 4-H National Shooting Sports Championships held June 27-29 in Grand Island, Neb. (Submitted photo)
Devils Lake shooters score well in 4-H National Shooting Sports Championship
July 23, 2017 - 11:30am
Tony Moe of the Fourtown Grygla Sportsman's Club stands by a gate blocking access to a .7-mile length of trail that isn't open to motorized vehicles in a new proposed trail plan for motorized access in Beltrami Island State Forest. Moe and others would like to see the trail included in the plan so the part of the trail now open isn't a dead end route. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)play button
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
June 23, 2017 - 4:39pm
May 19, 2017
Always in season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
May 19, 2017 - 2:04pm
April 10, 2017
Plateaus and tops of buttes provide expansive views of the buttes and river valley floor in the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Unit has a higher elevation than the South Unit, and more barren buttes offer striking landscape views. (Photo/ Mark Hoffman, National Park Service)
Theodore Roosevelt and Voyageurs national parks offer greatly different outdoors experiences within a similar distance from Grand Forks
April 10, 2017 - 1:56pm
January 13, 2017
Two luxury yurts completed in 2016 at Fort Ransom State Park near Valley City, N.D., offer all the comforts of home, including gas heating, kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms and a loft and can sleep as many as six people. (Bismarck Tribune photo)
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
January 13, 2017 - 6:15am
October 30, 2016
Minnesota's new state parks and trails license plate goes on sale Dec. 1 and features the winning artwork of Coon Rapids, Minn., artist Michelle Vesaas. (Photo: Minnesota DNR)
Worth a Look: Minnesota state park license plate
October 30, 2016 - 6:30am
October 23, 2016
Rick Swenson of Fergus Falls, Minn., paddles down the Red River in a giant pumpkin Saturday morning as he attempts to set the Guinness World Record for longest distance paddled in a pumpkin. Swenson planned to paddle to Oslo, Minn., a distance of about 26 river miles, which would more than triple the current pumpkin-paddling record. (Brad Dokken photo)
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: How do pumpkins grow so large, can any pumpkin reach that size?
October 23, 2016 - 1:30pm
CAMP BOOKBOOK: Kris Winkelman's Venison Pizza Bake No. 8
October 23, 2016 - 9:30am
October 17, 2016
HUNT Chip GPS maps offer detailed information on all types of lands and waterways. (OnXmaps photo)
Get your gear on: HUNT Chip onXmap
October 17, 2016 - 10:45pm
October 9, 2016
New from Pine Mountain Fire Products, ExtremeStart firestarter is safe for indoor and outdoor use and burns for about 20 mminutes. (Pine Mountain Fire Products)
GET YOUR GEAR ON: ExtremeStart firestarter.
October 9, 2016 - 11:30am
October 2, 2016
Sullys Hill National Game Preserve south of Devils Lake is part of the National Wildlife Refuge System and offers a variety of interpretive opportunities. (Brad Dokken photo)
DESTINATION UNKNOWN: Visit a national wildlife refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week
October 2, 2016 - 6:30am
September 25, 2016
Pulled Goose mixed with a favorite barbecue sauce can be topped with cheese for added flavor. (Photo credit:
September 25, 2016 - 10:30am