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May 19, 2017
Oslo, Minn., native Chuck Dahlstrom and hunting partner Berkano of Hundgaard enjoy a moment with late season-roosters in this 2008 photo. On more than one occasion, Dahlstrom writes, he's been on the receiving end of hunting buddy Tim Anvinson's pranks. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Dahlstrom)
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
May 19, 2017 - 10:51am
Oslo, Minn., native Chuck Dahlstrom and hunting partner Berkano of Hundgaard enjoy a moment with late season-roosters in this 2008 photo. On more than one occasion, Dahlstrom writes, he's been on the receiving end of hunting buddy Tim Anvinson's pranks. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Dahlstrom)
Every hunting camp has a practical joker
May 19, 2017 - 10:51am
April 8, 2017
Jeremy Skoglund fishes panfish off the Bar Harbor docks in Lake Shore on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
February 24, 2017
The LifeStraw filters up to 264 gallons of water and retails for $19.95. (Photo/ LifeStraw)
GET YOUR GEAR ON: LifeStraw personal water filter
February 24, 2017 - 2:11pm
Volunteer outdoor education instructor Jon Eerkes holds a northern pike caught Friday, Feb. 17 on Lake Bronson during the Heritage Christian School's winter camping excursion to Lake Bronson State Park in northwest Minnesota. The school is in nearby Karlstad, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Jon Eerkes)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Learning in the wild
February 24, 2017 - 2:03pm
January 13, 2017
Two luxury yurts completed in 2016 at Fort Ransom State Park near Valley City, N.D., offer all the comforts of home, including gas heating, kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms and a loft and can sleep as many as six people. (Bismarck Tribune photo)
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
January 13, 2017 - 6:15am
December 9, 2016
Mike Wheeler is pictured at the southern end of the trail when he finished it last month. Photo courtesy of Mike Wheeler
Brainerd retiree, 66, hikes 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail
December 9, 2016 - 7:23pm
Duluth Trading Co. High-Neck Infantry Sweater.
ANNUAL HERALD HOLIDAY OUTDOOR GIFT GUIDE: Gear up for Christmas
December 9, 2016 - 4:08pm
July 22, 2016
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Sam Cook: 'Mountain men' learn a lesson going camping at age 12 and 14
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 5, 2016
Dan Hilgert, left, and Ryan Voss, both of Glencoe, Minn., laugh as they sit around a campfire Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Buffalo River State Park, about 14 miles east of Fargo-Moorhead. Rick Abbott / The Forum
Minnesota state parks' online reservations a welcome change for some
July 5, 2016 - 2:30pm
May 29, 2016
Tracy Ellis looks on as his youngest son, Levi, throws firecrackers into the road. They like to camp at the Red River Recreation Area at least once a year, Ellis said. (Jennifer Lu/Grand Forks Herald)
Red River State Recreation Area draws hundreds of campers for Memorial Day weekend
May 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
May 24, 2016
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Minnesota state parks break records on camping numbers
May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
May 2, 2016
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SHARE YOUR STORY: How do you camp?
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
April 17, 2016
Larry Hagen, the new manager of Turtle River State Park, looks down at the CCC Dam during a recent tour of the park. With spring weather on hold, the park was quiet on a recent Monday afternoon, but life will kick into high gear soon. (Brad Dokken photo)
Larry Hagen is back where he started at Turtle River State Park - but as manager
April 17, 2016 - 1:30am
March 11, 2016
Changes coming to Minnesota state parks' campsite reservation system
March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm