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January 20, 2019
Despite their cost, which is somewhere north of $60,000 brand-new, SnoBears are a popular option for anglers in the Lake Region because they provide the luxury of heated comfort along with the mobility needed to do well on Devils Lake in the winter. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)play button
Fishing in a SnoBear adds comfort to cold, blustery day in the Lake Region
January 20, 2019 - 7:00am
Devils Lake Fire Chief Jim Moe stands next to some of the fish caught in January 2015 during the Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department's Ice Fishing Tournament on Devils Lake. Moe has turned over the organizational reins to younger firefighters but he will continue as on-ice announcer for the tournament, which is set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, on Six-Mile Bay. (File photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Dokken: All systems go for 35th annual Devils Lake Volunteer Fire Department ice tourney
January 20, 2019 - 6:51am
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Wildlife Forever highlights Clean Drain Dry success, Keep fish caught from deep water etc.
January 20, 2019 - 6:51am
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Banquets, ice fishing tournaments and candlelight ski activities highlight upcoming events
January 20, 2019 - 6:20am
Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Harry and hoary have something in common
January 20, 2019 - 6:09am
January 19, 2019
Erin Altemus leaves home for a quick run with a team of six dogs recently. Altemus and musher husband Matt Schmidt have 40 sled dogs at their home three miles off the Gunflint Trail. Altemus is competing in this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
January 19, 2019 - 4:08pm
January 18, 2019
The 2019 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon will start at noon Sunday, Jan. 27 at Billy's Bar just north of Duluth and end, probably sometime Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Grand Portage Lodge and Casino. The race is now one-way and about 100 miles shorter than previous years. File photo / Forum News Service
Shorter Beargrease marathon will be one-way race
January 18, 2019 - 4:57pm
January 17, 2019
Jim Schmidt of Redwood Falls, Minn., released this 29½-inch walleye on Lake of the Woods near Oak Island while fishing out of Walsh’s Bay Store Camp.
Jim Schmidt walleye
January 17, 2019 - 5:22pm
Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
OUTDOOR REPORT: Walleyes continue to cooperate, Winter Festival set for Saturday at Turtle River State Park etc.
January 17, 2019 - 3:42pm
January 16, 2019
The variables and elements needed to sustain wildlife through a Midwest winter haven’t changed. Food, water, shelter and space are the four components of good habitat. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Doug Leier: Feeding is not a good way to help wildlife species get through the winter
January 16, 2019 - 10:22am
January 15, 2019
Lake Sakakawea declared frozen
January 15, 2019 - 5:10pm
January 14, 2019
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DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Ice fishing, snowmobile enforcement continue to dominate winter workload
January 14, 2019 - 2:17pm
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will offer 607 any-deer bow licenses to nonresidents in 2019, the department announced Monday, Jan. 14. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
N.D. Game and Fish increases nonresident bow tag allotment
January 14, 2019 - 1:46pm
January 13, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have CWD. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy. It's only in the final stages where they become sickly looking. Wisconsin DNR photo.
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
January 13, 2019 - 2:04pm
Sarah Strommen, new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds a big walleye she landed during the 2018 Governor's Fishing Opener near Willmar, Minn. An avid hunter and angler, Strommen previously was an assistant DNR commissioner. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Q&A: A chat with the new Minnesota DNR commissioner Sarah Strommen
January 13, 2019 - 7:00am