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August 31, 2017
File art of cooking over a campfire.  (Andrew Testa/The New York Times)
DNR: Be careful with fire this Labor Day weekend
August 31, 2017 - 4:19pm
August 14, 2017
2015 Herald File photo: Fire crews attempt to put out wildfires on Interstate 29 outside of Manvel, N.D., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
Lack of rain creating fire danger in northwest Minnesota
August 14, 2017 - 6:59pm
July 11, 2017
Stephen, Minn., to conduct mosquito spray tonight
July 11, 2017 - 10:56am
April 7, 2017
The DNR's annual winter aerial survey tallied 79 elk in northwest Minnesota's three elk herds. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Grygla elk numbers continue to drop, DNR says
April 7, 2017 - 11:21am
December 2, 2016
John Williams, DNR northwest region wildlife supervisor.
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
December 2, 2016 - 12:06pm
Showy lady slippers in full bloom stand out against their green surroundings. Also known as the pink lady slipper, the showy lady slipper has been Minnesota's state flower since 1902. (Brad Dokken photo)
Snapshots from a summer afternoon
July 2, 2016 - 10:46pm
June 24, 2016
Donnie Schmiedeberg, a rancher from Lancaster, MN, surveys damage to straw bales caused by a growing wild elk population in the Lancaster area on January 4, 2016.(Nick Nelson/Agweek)(Embargoed until January 26, 2016)
Elk expansion shouldn't be portrayed as 'us vs. them,' rancher says
June 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
June 3, 2016
FILE PHOTO: Brad Penas of Moorhead drew one of two elk tags for the Caribou herd in Kittson County of northwest Minnesota, and shot this 6x7 elk in September 2013. (Submitted photo)
Elk debate continues to brew in northwest Minnesota
June 3, 2016 - 2:26pm
December 20, 2015
Jack Kukowski of Badger, Minn., said a friend from southern Minnesota got him interested in ice kiting and snow kiting, and he now has several of the kites, which he uses as often as he can throughout the winter. Kukowski's homemade sled features an aluminum frame and Polaris snowmobile skis. (Brad Dokken photo)play button
Ice kiting a popular winter recreation options for outdoor enthusiasts
December 20, 2015 - 10:00am
The Department of Resources is taking input on its proposed management plan for elk herds in northwest Minnesota through Dec. 27. (Minnesota DNR photo)
DNR hears varying comments to elk proposal
December 20, 2015 - 7:15am
November 29, 2015
North Dakota and Minnesota again this fall offered conservative deer seasons in an effort to help populations rebuild, but hunters on both sides of the Red River generally were pleased with the quality of bucks they encountered. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Success appears to be up during quiet deer season
November 29, 2015 - 8:15am
November 8, 2015
John Omdahl of Warren, Minn., stands next to a sign marking the entrance of the Audubon Center southeast of Warren as closed. Omdahl's late uncle, Eldor Omdahl, donated the 40-acre site to the National Audubon Society, but the property hasn't been maintained, and Audubon Minnesota now is hoping to sell the land either to a private owner or another nonprofit conservation group. (Brad Dokken photo)
Neglected legacy: Gift to Audubon society left to rot
November 8, 2015 - 10:45am
October 18, 2015
Members of the "Thief Lake Hilton" crew take a break to pose for a photo during this year's Thief Lake Hilton Extravaganza. From row Brian Liden (from left), Thief River Falls, and Rick Kezar, Thief River Falls. Back row Scott Kezar (from left) Warroad, Minn.; Ryan Kezar, Thief River Falls; Wayne Huseth, Warroad; Mike Scheef, Warroad; and Devin Scheef, Fargo. (Photo courtesy of Scott Kezar)
Minnesota family calls hunting camp the Thief Lake Hilton
October 18, 2015 - 6:00am
July 3, 2015
Tim Worthington pulls a beaver from a trap on Wednesday, July 01, 2015, in Grygla, Minn. For the past few decades, counties in northern Minnesota have offered bounties for the trapping of animals like beavers that cause damage to the land. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
Animal trapping programs keeps drainage ditches clear
July 3, 2015 - 12:00am
April 24, 2015
NWMAC hosts spring art exhibit, awards
April 24, 2015 - 7:30am