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Fischbach takes lieutenant governor oath, ending 22-year Senate career
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
Smithsonian exhibit on Native American veterans opens in Mille Lacs
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks, suggests June 12 summit could happen after all
Suspect in custody after active shooter report at Indiana middle school
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Koering organic dairy farm recognized for conserving water
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
College Track and Field: Huber wins national long jump title
Football: Stolski to be inducted into NHSACA Hall of Fame
High School Athletics: Staples-Motley hires AD, 4 head coaches
Boys Golf: Metz continues brilliance at Preserve
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Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
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Commentary: Spring is a great time to go bass fishing
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
New benchmark set for lake sturgeon catch-and-release record
Whopper silver redhorse sets new Minnesota state record
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
What happens when your husband becomes your wife? Two ND couples talk about gender dysphoria
Puttin' on The Mitts: Mystery ingredients? Challenge accepted
People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests
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Making the healthy choice the easy choice: Cuyuna Range Farmers Market
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May 24, 2018
Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
Less than two weeks ago, Amber Kornak posted about her new job on Facebook.
May 24, 2018 - 7:14am
May 14, 2018
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
DULUTH—The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday announced it has petitioned the federal government to protect lake sturgeon under...
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
May 4, 2018
Authorities investigate dog shooting
Police and animal control officers are investigating the shooting of a dog whose body was found Wednesday by the Mississippi River. Lakes Area...
May 4, 2018 - 7:00am
May 1, 2018
Shocking video shows wildlife park owner being dragged, mauled by lion after entering enclosure
THABAZIMBI, South Africa - The owner of a South African wildlife park is lucky to be alive after he was dragged and mauled by a lion after entering...
May 1, 2018 - 2:03pm
April 19, 2018
This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
An unusual pair showed up in the pre-dawn hours at Fire Station 82 in Wayne Township, Indiana, last week. Repeatedly pressing the doorbell was...
April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
April 10, 2018
A Minneapolis mystery: How did a mummified monkey end up in the rafters of a 116-year-old department store?
MINNEAPOLIS - Here’s a mystery you likely thought you’d never hear: how did a mummified monkey end up in the ceiling of a 116-year-old downtown...
April 10, 2018 - 9:08pm
April 9, 2018
Minnesota DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 deer
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday unveiled a new deer management plan that agency officials say will promote...
April 9, 2018 - 2:03pm
April 4, 2018
‘We were meant to love this kitty’: Okla. boy adopts cat from Minn. shelter with same rare, genetic conditions
OWASSO, Okla.—The family of a 7-year-old Oklahoma boy who was born with two rare genetic conditions are now the proud new owners of a cat...
April 4, 2018 - 4:26pm
April 2, 2018
A police officer in Virginia rescued a couple from this burning home. He went back in for the dog.
Officer Jacob Moore stepped into the Buena Vista, Virginia, police station one morning last week and heard an alert that a house was on fire....
April 2, 2018 - 7:10pm
April 1, 2018
Pair of bunnies
A pair of bunnies hang out in front of the Brainerd Dispatch office the week before Easter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
April 1, 2018 - 9:00am
March 29, 2018
Wildlife groups want more cash for conservation
DULUTH — One-third of wildlife species in the U.S. are at risk of extinction, 40 percent of the nation's freshwater fish are now rare or...
March 29, 2018 - 6:29pm
March 23, 2018
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
SAGANAGA LAKE, GUNFLINT TRAIL — We must have noticed the animal at about the same time. Two of us were riding two-up on a snowmobile, heading back to our cabin last weekend after a day of lake trout fishing. The late-afternoon sun was bathing a bay on the U.S. side of Saganaga...
March 23, 2018 - 6:37am
March 20, 2018
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
It might soon be grizzly bear hunting season in Wyoming. In the wake of a Trump administration decision last summer to remove the bear from the...
March 20, 2018 - 9:07am
March 13, 2018
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
CLOQUET, Minn.—The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has mailed out 8,500 public opinion surveys to residents in the areas of...
March 13, 2018 - 6:03pm
February 26, 2018
Whitney Olson wins two national livestock championships without living on a farm
FORADA, Minn.—Whitney Olson is a farm girl through and through and has been involved in 4-H since she was in third grade. Just last month,...
February 26, 2018 - 5:11pm