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May 8, 2018
 great horned owl, its left pupil dilated, is shown shortly after a driver found it trapped in the grille of his truck. Courtesy of PAWS.
This owl had an extraordinary survival story after a very bad day
May 8, 2018 - 12:11pm
Tent caterpillars chew their way through the leaves on a tree near Detroit Lakes, Minn., in 2017. (Photo/ Mike Parisio, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Tent caterpillar season looks mild in Minnesota, DNR forest expert says
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
During the late 1980s, at a time when the state was experiencing a multi-year drought, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department listed about 30,000 registered boats. Today, that number is approaching 70,000. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Doug Leier: Think safety first when it comes to water recreation
May 8, 2018 - 11:09am
May 7, 2018
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
May 7, 2018 - 6:33pm
The 4 Bears Casino and Lodge’s yacht is seen July 15, 2016, near the casino’s marina on Lake Sakakawea west of New Town, N.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Another month, another increase in expected runoff into Lake Sakakawea
May 7, 2018 - 5:42pm
Dry, windy conditions prompt Red Flag warning in eastern North Dakota
May 7, 2018 - 2:11pm
North Dakota mule deer numbers similar to last year, Game and Fish Department says
May 7, 2018 - 10:37am
May 6, 2018
Experts say using commercially available repellents, like permethrin for clothing and DEET for skin, is the most effective way to keep disease-carrying ticks from biting. Tests show both are safe at commercially available doses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am
A walleye sits in a net during the 2016 Minnesota fishing opener on Cut Foot Sioux Lake north of Deer River, Minn. With this year's late spring, a slow presentation such as jigging with a minnow will be a good bet for coaxing walleyes into biting. Minnesota's 2018 fishing opener is Saturday, May 12. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
MINNESOTA WALLEYE OPENER PREVIEW: Late spring means 'different' walleye opener
May 6, 2018 - 6:30am
Walleye populations on Lake Sakakawea look great, and the Missouri River reservoir again will be at the top of the list of North Dakota walleye fishing destinations, the Game and Fish Department says. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Banner walleye fishing expected on Sakakawea
May 6, 2018 - 6:24am
Anglers heading out for the Minnesota fishing opener will need to be aware of new northern pike regulations now in effect on inland waters across the state. The regulations don't apply to lakes and rivers where special regulations already were in place. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota anglers face new zone-based northern pike regulations
May 6, 2018 - 6:23am
Brad Dokken with a lake trout from a 2014 fly-in fishing trip to northern Saskatchewan. (Photo/ Brad Durick)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: My favorite fish to catch would be ...
May 6, 2018 - 6:14am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Dance of the sharp-tailed grouse seems purposeful chaos
May 6, 2018 - 6:09am
Outdoors notebook: Deadline for deer plan comments is May 9, More anglers catching on to catfish.
May 6, 2018 - 6:03am
May 6, 2018 - 6:00am