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April 23, 2017
A pair of wood ducks. Submitted photo.
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
April 23, 2017 - 7:00am
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
April 23, 2017 - 6:00am
April 19, 2017
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
April 19, 2017 - 6:00am
April 11, 2017
Fish and Wildlife Service officer Heidi Kueller dodges flying carp during the Asian Carp assessment on the Illinois River in this Fish and Wildlife Service photo.
Klobuchar, Franken among senators asking Trump to release Asian carp project
April 11, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 10, 2017
The small, rarely-seen northern saw-whet owl.
Photo by Kristina Servant.
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
April 10, 2017 - 6:00am
April 3, 2017
The elusive sora rail. Submitted photo.
Blane Klemek column: Sora rails thrive in Minnesota marshland
April 3, 2017 - 6:00am
April 2, 2017
Brad Laabs column: It's over - the ice is no longer safe for ice fishing
April 2, 2017 - 6:00am
March 28, 2017
T070208 --- Clint Austin --- austinBATS07XXc6 --- A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use.
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
March 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
March 28, 2017 - 5:00am
March 27, 2017
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
March 27, 2017 - 9:48am
March 20, 2017
The horned lark in a field of snow in Minnesota. Photo by Derek Bakken.
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
March 20, 2017 - 7:00am
March 19, 2017
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
March 19, 2017 - 6:00am
March 13, 2017
A red-headed pileated woodpecker looking for a meal. Photo by Don Henise.
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
March 13, 2017 - 7:00am
March 12, 2017
Wild turkeys are starting to show their color in this image of two visitors to bird feeders in the Minnesota River Valley captured by Terri Dinesen, manager for the Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Big Stone state parks. Submitted photo.
Early season signs are everywhere
March 12, 2017 - 8:14pm
March 11, 2017
Natalie Warren's silhouette sits against the setting sun. Warren said that, some days, she and Raiho would spend 12-15 hours paddling. (Submitted photo)
Hudson Bay--and history--bound: Woman paddles 2,500 miles, speaks at DL Public Library
March 11, 2017 - 8:00am