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June 18, 2018
A showy lady's slipper reaches full bloom along the edge of a roadside in Roseau County. Click on the image to see the entire photo. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Showy lady's slippers -- Minnesota's state flower -- are coming into bloom across northern Minnesota
June 18, 2018 - 5:13pm
June 17, 2018
A proposal to reduce the winter walleye-sauger limit on Lake of the Woods aims to bring harvest of the two species back in line with DNR management goals. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Lake of the Woods, Rainy River limit proposal seems reasonable
June 17, 2018 - 6:12am
North Dakota's statewide pheasant harvest went from nearly 1 million birds in 2007 down to about 309,000 in 2017. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: North Dakota upland game harvest declines, Game and Fish Department offers ANS reminder etc.
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 10, 2018
A bevy of boats maneuvers a piece of bog away from the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center beach Sunday, June 10, on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Forum News Service
'We did it! '- Volunteers finally move troublesome bog on North Long Lake
June 10, 2018 - 10:01pm
The Minnesota DNR is accepting nominees for a new 15-member council that will work with the agency on efforts to increase participation in fishing and hunting. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Interior Department announces funding for North Dakota national wildlife refuges and Rydell NWR, DNR seeks nominees for Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Council etc.
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
June 8, 2018
A bog that floated in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center during the winter has forced the cancellation of the American Legion’s summer sessions for campers on the Legionville beach.play button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 8, 2018 - 9:11am
June 4, 2018
As part of Minnesota's "Take a Kid Fishing Weekend," Minnesota residents can fish without a license if they take a young angler age 15 or younger fishing. The free fishing weekend begins Friday, June 8 and continues through Sunday, June 10. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Minnesota's Take a Kid Fishing Weekend is June 8-10
June 4, 2018 - 9:59am
May 27, 2018
Wildlife agencies in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin will be sampling ruffed grouse this fall in the three states in an effort to better understand the impact of West Nile virus on the birds. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK
May 27, 2018 - 6:01am
May 24, 2018
A closer look at part of the soil of the bog that has made its home in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center.
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Moving bog on northern Minnesota lake a slow slog
May 24, 2018 - 9:18pm
May 17, 2018
Boards used as platforms sat in the water Thursday on Day 2 of the attempt to remove a bog from the shoreline on North Long Lake. The bog sits in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center.
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Massive bog cut into 3: Officials hope to move 1 piece next week
May 17, 2018 - 8:57pm
Tony Baker of Grand Forks caught and released this 65-inch, 82-pound sturgeon May 3 on the Rainy River in Baudette, Minn. The Center for Biological Diversity this week petitioned for Endangered Species Act protection for lake sturgeon, but in Minnesota, the Department of Natural Resources has submitted data substantiating recovery efforts across the state.  (Submitted photo)
Center for Biological Diversity seeks federal protection for lake sturgeon; Minnesota DNR submits data substantiating recovery in the state
May 17, 2018 - 3:43pm
Monitoring and mop-up continues on Kittson County fire that spread into Manitoba
May 17, 2018 - 3:29pm
A  lesion on the side of a white bass caught recently on Devils Lake likely resulted from an injury that became infected, the Game and Fish Department said. No additional testing or lab cultures are planned unless more fish show up with similar lesions. (Photo/ Todd Caspers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Injury-related infection likely caused white bass lesion, Forks Rifle Club hunter matches, Apply for Minnesota elk licenses etc.
May 17, 2018 - 2:55pm
May 16, 2018
Kittson County-Manitoba fire now 70 percent contained
May 16, 2018 - 11:12am
May 14, 2018
A floating bog on North Long Lake, north of Brainerd, is scheduled to be moved from where it came to rest. The bog, which is the size of three football fields is a natural wetland consisting of marsh, dead plant materials, cattails and, in this case, a line of tamarack trees.
Northern Minnesota lake association preparing to push massive floating bog to where it came from
May 14, 2018 - 6:08pm
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