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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
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
August 9, 2017
Tara and Steve Johnk's yard located at 4804 2nd Street East in West Fargo has been chosen as the Yard of the month for August by the Three Rivers Garden Club.
Yard of the Month
August 9, 2017 - 5:23am
August 7, 2017
A channel catfish from the Buffalo River in Buffalo River State Park.
McFeely: When it comes to fishing the Buffalo River, it's big fish in small spaces
August 7, 2017 - 2:29pm
August 6, 2017
Birding: The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 4:01pm
DNR expands Minn. deer season opportunities
August 6, 2017 - 11:10am
August 4, 2017
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Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
August 2, 2017
The Black Hills of South Dakota rise starkly above the surrounding plains and represent a meeting place for eastern and western bird species. By Keith Corliss
Flightlines AUDIO: Black Hills is unique for many reasons
August 2, 2017 - 6:19am
July 30, 2017
Always in Season: Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 5:36pm
A fast-moving thunderstorm forced the pilots of two floatplanes to land and return to the dock shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, July 17 at Shining Falls Lodge in eastern Manitoba. The planes were back in the air less than an hour later. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Dokken: Another floatplane adventure
July 30, 2017 - 3:32pm
Eric Tofte of Grand Marais moves along the shore of a North Shore stream as he plays a brook trout on a July morning. Tofte uses a Tenkara fly rod with no reel, which he finds perfectly suited for fishing small northern Minnesota streams. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Grand Marais angler uses unconventional rods to fish North Shore streams
July 30, 2017 - 12:26pm
Dorothy Molter at her cabin in the Boundary Waters at age 77, in 1984. Ely-based musician Barb Cary Hall has spent the past six years writing a musical about Molter, who spent more than 50 years living alone and tending to tourists on Knife Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Into the woods: An Ely musician has turned ‘Root Beer Lady’ Dorothy Molter’s story into a musical
July 30, 2017 - 6:00am
July 28, 2017
Riders in the 2,745-mile Tour Divide backcountry bicycle race from Alberta to New Mexico follow a gravel path in the mountains near Banff, Alberta. Duluth's Jeremy Kershaw, who took this photo, was one of seven Duluth riders who took part in the race and one of five who finished. (Jeremy Kershaw photo)
Back from the high country: Cyclists describe trials of 2,745-mile race
July 28, 2017 - 6:00am
July 27, 2017
The bellies of at least two of the catfish left on shore to rot near the Eagle Point boat landing on the Red Lake River in East Grand Forks appear to have been slit. A park worker found and photographed the rotting fish Wednesday. Catherine Johnson, Red River State Recreation Area / Special to Forum News Service
Incidents of catfish left to rot continue in Grand Forks area
July 27, 2017 - 5:51pm
July 23, 2017
Shawn Hennings, Hillsboro, N.D.
Brad Dokken: North Dakota angler to fish international tournament in Russia
July 23, 2017 - 2:18pm