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May 25, 2018
Children younger than 10 years old must wear life jackets while aboard watercraft, but boat and water safety officials recommend all boaters wear life jackets anytime they’re on cold water.
Prepare now for a safe boating season
May 25, 2018 - 12:23pm
May 21, 2018
John Merila of Nevis recently caught his limit of walleye. Anglers are invited to submit photos of keepers during the 2018 open-water fishing season. Email to sgeisen@parkrapidsenterprise.com. (Submitted photo)
Whopping walleye catch
May 21, 2018 - 10:37am
May 20, 2018
Schoolcraft State Park features boat access to the Mississippi River, hiking trails and, often, available campsites. Courtesy photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
May 20, 2018 - 6:15am
May 19, 2018
An American Redstart warbler during spring migration.
Bird Wise: Catch a wave and you're sitting on top of the world
May 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Laurentian Lakes Chapter seeks volunteers to adopt a portion of the North Country Trail and help keep it in good condition for all outdoor enthusiasts. (Submitted photo)
North Country Trail Column: Adopt a hiking trail on National Trails Day
May 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
May 18, 2018
Conservation officers' weekly report
May 18, 2018 - 4:43pm
May 14, 2018
COLA collaborates with Century Adventures, Scouts and more
May 14, 2018 - 10:27am
May 10, 2018
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
May 10, 2018 - 8:56am
May 6, 2018
Experts say using commercially available repellents, like permethrin for clothing and DEET for skin, is the most effective way to keep disease-carrying ticks from biting. Tests show both are safe at commercially available doses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am
May 5, 2018
Fisherman are turning to kayaks as a means to reach out of the way fishing spots. Kayaks are versatile, light in weight and inexpensive compared to other fishing vessels. (Submitted photo)
About Fishing: Kayak's simplicity a natural appeal for the fisherman
May 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Yellow-rumped warbler (Photo courtesy of Jean Brislance)
Bird Wise: Spotlight on yellow-rumped warbler
May 5, 2018 - 10:00am
The common loon returned to northern Minnesota on April 25 this spring. According to Dallas Hudon's nature journals, on average, they arrive April 10. He's been charting phenological events like these for over 20 years. (Photos by Dallas Hudson/For the Enterprise)
Northland Nature Journal: It may be late, but spring is worth celebrating
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
May 2, 2018
Dark-eyed Junco
Bird Wise: The natural perils of bird migration
May 2, 2018 - 12:56pm
April 27, 2018
Sophia's Law takes effect May 1
April 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
With late ice-out, DNR crews face challenge to get ramps and docks ready
April 27, 2018 - 12:50pm
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