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November 18, 2018
A view of the St. Louis River from the Overlook Loop at the Grand Avenue Nordic Ski Center in Duluth. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cross country ski enthusiasts get new home at base of Duluth’s Spirit Mountain
November 18, 2018 - 6:00am
November 17, 2018
Jay Burfield of Bennett drags out the 8-point white-tailed buck he shot during Wisconsin's gun deer opener north of Solon Springs as his father Tom Burfield brings up the rear Saturday morning, Nov. 17. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Wisconsin deer hunt tradition continues: Approaching a half century, Finstad family deer camp mixes fun, success
November 17, 2018 - 5:10pm
Jay Burfield of Bennett drags out the 8-point white-tailed buck he shot during Wisconsin's gun deer opener north of Solon Springs as his father Tom Burfield brings up the rear Saturday morning, Nov. 17. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Wisconsin deer hunt tradition continues: Approaching a half century, Finstad family deer camp mixes fun, success
November 17, 2018 - 5:10pm
November 16, 2018
Scott Rall: A change in the political scene
November 16, 2018 - 3:37pm
November 15, 2018
Burnsville High School students get ready for Buck Hill to open in Burnsville on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. This is opening day of the hill. (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Ideal snowmaking conditions make for early season start for Minnesota ski hills
November 15, 2018 - 9:00pm
November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
The fate of P-22, a mountain lion who lives near Hollywood and has a big fan base, remains unclear. National Park officials say they are optimistic, because the fire in his home, Griffith Park, was fairly small and brief.  National Park Service.
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
November 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
November 9, 2018
Scott Rall: Difficulties of wind and rain
November 9, 2018 - 6:32pm
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
Lake Shetek State Park closed Nov. 17-18
November 7, 2018 - 11:05am
November 3, 2018
Tom McCabe Sr., 87, sits in his stand shortly after dawn Saturday morning. The McCabe family has hunted the same area of North Star Township since 1922. For the past 63 years McCabe has hunted the area with his friend Russ Allen, 92. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Hunters’ friendship honed over 63 seasons: Minnesota deer opener a tradition for buddies Tom McCabe and Russ Allen
November 3, 2018 - 4:22pm
November 2, 2018
Scott Rall: CO’s offer tips to make this a safe hunting season
November 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
November 1, 2018
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
October 30, 2018
Lake Mille Lacs ice fishermen to be allowed 1 walleye
October 30, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 26, 2018
Things happen for a reason
October 26, 2018 - 7:11pm