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Minnesota trying to save its moose
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
This trailcam photo is one of several circulating on the Internet recently purporting to show cougars in northern Minnesota. Authorities have identified the animals as habitating in South Dakota. [Photo courtesy Wisconsin DNR]
DNR disputes northern Minnesota cougar-sighting claims
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Fisheries workers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources use electro-fishing equipment in a North Shore stream to sample coaster brook trout, fish that spend part of their year in streams and part in Lake Superior. From left are Matt Ward, anadromous fisheries specialist for the DNR at French River; Chris Palvere, fisheries technician at French River; and Phil Kunze, creel clerk at Grand Marais. Submitted photo by Paul Sundberg
Coaster brook trout show encouraging growth on North Shore
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Brothers (from left) Charlie Dufner, 73, Duffy Dufner, 77, and Dennis Dufner, 76, wash dishes at a table inside their 24-by-16-foot canvas tent, which they've pitched near Togo during deer season for years. This was the final year they hunted from the tent. They'll pass it on to their sons, a nephew, and another generation of Dufners. Sam Cook / News Tribune
The Dufner brothers' last pitch
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Welch Township resident Kelly Gustafson holds up "Lesnar," the 27-point buck she shot on family land in Welch. She and husband Rich Gustafson dubbed the deer "Lesnar" after former University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Brock Lesnar.
Welch woman kills massive 200-pound deer with 27-point rack
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Curt Johnson looks down from his stand as he talks to fellow hunter Brian Sutherland early Saturday morning. Both are from Grand Rapids and were hunting at the Johnson deer camp near Warba. Clint Austin / News Tribune
Family has 51 years of hunting from Warba deer camp
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
A hefty whitetail buck checks a scrape and uses its mouth to leave scent on balsam fir boughs just above the scrape. Bucks paw at the ground, scraping it clear in a small area, and leave scent there to let does in the area know the bucks are available for breeding. This fall, Minnesota's firearms deer season more closely coincides with the peak of the mating season -- called the rut -- than in most other years. Steve Fiske of Cloquet made the photograph in early November last year with a remotely placed ...
Later-than-usual season puts Minnesota deer hunters right on the rut
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
As the weather cools, upwards of 100,000 bats will make their way into the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Corp. mine in Maiden Rock to hibernate for the winter months. Their hibernaculum is in the oldest part of the sand mine, which no longer is actively worked.  
Bats huddle together for warmth on the high sandstone walls and  
ceilings of tunnels beneath about 30 acres in the Maiden Rock area.   
Another 50,000 bats can be found nights in the Bay City sand mine a few miles away. Cody Buckalew / RiverTown...
Maiden Rock/Bay City bat caves house 150,000
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Rough or flashy, former Minnesotan writes definitive fish book
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
A happy Rolf Grimsrud of Superior heads back to the vehicle after hunting a patch of corn near Roscoe, S.D. Sam Cook / News Tribune
Forging friendships, finding pheasants
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Doug Nelson of Virginia walks a trail while hunting "partridge" -- ruffed grouse -- near Virginia on Oct. 10. Sam Cook/Duluth News Tribune
Partridge hunter enjoys a tradition of success
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
South Dakota man wins top PWT prize
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Surplus hunting permits available for special hunts in seven Minnesota state parks
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
The hunt of a lifetime: Grand Rapids man hunts moose in BWCAW
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Health officials urge caution in eating deer meat
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am