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August 14, 2017
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
August 8, 2017
A photo from 1936 or '37 shows divers performing along the Red River in a water pageant put on by Fargo Parks. This four-level diving tower was on the Moorhead side of the river. Courtesy: NDSU Archives
To be feared or enjoyed?: Drownings cast shadow on Red River recreation
August 8, 2017 - 9:01pm
August 6, 2017
The American coot is no 'odd duck'
August 6, 2017 - 9:54am
July 31, 2017
Alpine Factory owner Jessica Parcheta helps Henry Schwartz, 12, with his form on the fast moving slope on July 6, 2017 at Alpine Factory in Arden Hills, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota skiers defy summer heat on giant indoor treadmill — complete with fake snow
July 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
July 30, 2017
Egret falls between graceful and ungainly
July 30, 2017 - 7:48am
July 23, 2017
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
July 23, 2017 - 9:30am
July 14, 2017
Britt (left) and Maari Rohrbaugh ride their horses on Amity Trail on Thursday, July 13. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 9, 2017
Upland sandpiper. Illustration by Mike Jacobs.
Sandpiper whistle attracts attention
July 9, 2017 - 8:06am
July 2, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Wrens work their way into folklore
July 2, 2017 - 7:27am
June 23, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Barn swallows: A love-hate species
June 23, 2017 - 11:14am
June 22, 2017
David Yearwood, a UND professor of electronic pedagogy, has been biking for 50 years, both professionally and for leisure. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)
Knowing road rules prevents bicycle-vehicle accidents
June 22, 2017 - 5:56pm
June 16, 2017
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: A wily heron moves north to nest
June 16, 2017 - 11:45am
June 9, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Who's that tapping on the window?
June 9, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 8, 2017
Kayak ramp keeps it steady in Thief River Falls
June 8, 2017 - 8:11am
Thief River Falls Mayor Brian Holmer says the city plans to build a $280,000 splash park in LaFave Park. The location is almost perfect, he said, because the park already has much of the necessary infrastructure, which significantly reduces the cost of the new water park. (Janelle Vonasek/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Thief River Falls takes baby step and giant leap with splash park
June 8, 2017 - 6:12am