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October 15, 2017
A large black bear explores the interior of a live-trap in which it was captured by Stone Boulanger of Stone River Wildlife Control. The bear, which had been breaking into a Duluth home, was later processed and had a field-dressed weight of 605 pounds. (Stone Boulanger photo)
Bear trapped in Duluth tips scale at 605 pounds
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Sophie, a Brittany owned by Phil and Nathan Johnson, retreives a ruffed grouse during a hunt Monday, Oct. 9 northwest of Island Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
September 17, 2017
Jerry Kern of St. Paul talks about his life during a recent interview. Bob King / Forum News Service
'You gotta go on': 40 years later, Minnesota man reflects on tragic morning
September 17, 2017 - 7:09am
September 13, 2017
Senior Hanna Nelson plans to pursue a career in nursing. Special to the Pioneer.
Packer Weekly: West Fargo High School students have an opportunity through the Career Center
September 13, 2017 - 9:37am
August 28, 2017
Create goodness around you (doughnuts help)
August 28, 2017 - 8:39am
August 20, 2017
Frank and Mary Alice Hansen started Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in 1957. (Sawbill Canoe Outfitters photo)
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 13, 2017
Bob Polkinghorne (right), a longtime member of the Grand Forks Gun Club, gives some tips to Erik Argall on Monday night, Aug. 7, at the club's trapshooting range.  Argall, 17, of Thompson, N.D., recently shot 200 targets out of 200 and 50 out of 50 in a shootoff to win the national AIM trapshooting singles title in Sparta, Ill. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
August 13, 2017 - 7:45am
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
August 13, 2017 - 7:30am
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
August 13, 2017 - 7:15am
A group of pheasant hunters pauses to water their dogs during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Minnesota hunter numbers were down last year compared to 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
July 23, 2017
Kim Rygg and Donnie Gamache of Performing for Change dance in the streets of Chicago during the 14th annual Chicago Disability Pride Parade. The Grand Forks-based troupe performed "Grease" after the parade. (Submitted photo)
Grand Forks group performs at disability pride parade with heavy heart
July 23, 2017 - 5:21pm
July 9, 2017
With a lake trout on the line, charter fishing captain Parker Bambenek hands a rod to client Patsy Stengel of Willmar, Minn., and gives her some reeling tips. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Young -- and seasoned: 27-year-old charter captain has been fishing Lake Superior for most of his life
July 9, 2017 - 8:30am
July 2, 2017
Locks hang from loops on old pillings along the Lakewalk near Lake Superior in Duluth Tuesday morning. It is believed that people attached the locks to the posts as "love locks". A love lock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or public fixture to symbolize their love. Typically the sweethearts' names or initials are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
A (lock) tree grows in Canal Park:
July 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
Linda Grotberg, president of the Wimbledon Community Grocery nonprofit board, talks about how the Wimbledon community has embraced and supported the community-owned grocery store. (John M. Steiner / Forum News Service)
Community owned: Small towns find ways to keep grocery stores going
July 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
May 20, 2017
David Salo, who lives on Island Lake, holds the 30 1/2-inch walleye he caught on Sunday, May 14, of Minnesota's opening weekend of fishing. He caught the fish on a jig and minnow at a spot where his grandfather took him fishing as a child. (Photo by Ian Eggert)
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
May 20, 2017 - 3:55pm