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BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback on the flatlands of western Minnesota at The Nature Conservancy's Bluestem Prairie Scientific and Natural Area located just 20 miles east of Moorhead, Minn. And then travel with the crew to the Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve and Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory just north of the city of Duluth, Minn., which for several reasons becomes a bird migration superhighway each fall, creating a bird migration unlike you've ever seen.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years, regardless of the weather conditions, has walked his prairie trapline, not for the money, but to connect with the outdoors on a very personal basis. And join the crew as they travel to the southwestern Minnesota town of Hendricks to see how Bank Brewing Co., a successful private craft beer business, is working to preserve quality wildlife management areas and create new, premiere wildlife habitat by serving up beer.
FARGO - Country music star Blake Shelton might just have a local look-alike and he may have snuck backstage Saturday night, Sept. 24. Andrew Dahlen of Fisher, Minn., wrote a...
While other states aren't making new investments to treat mental illness or are even cutting programs, "We've done a lot as a state investing in mental health," Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper said in an exclusive interview Tuesday with the Duluth News Tribune editorial board.
ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - A funeral service for Jacob Wetterling, the boy abducted and killed in 1989, is set for 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. The St. Joseph boy's disappearance...
ST PAUL — Lake Sallie in Becker County is one of four lakes the Department of Natural Resources has confirmed as having new infestations of zebra mussels. Other infested lakes...
The new school year is back in full swing and no doubt you've already noticed there's more activity in the streets during the morning rush to work and the afternoon drive home; yellow buses all over town. The weather is still nice which means more kids are riding bike, on foot, and on skateboards and scooters.
OTTERTAIL, Minn. -- An unattended body was found overnight on Sept. 16 at the Hoot N Holler parking lot in Ottertail, Minn. Staff at the Hoot N Holler confirmed a...
ST. JOSEPH -- After nearly 27 years of not knowing what happened to Jacob Wetterling -- the 11-year-old boy abducted on a dirt road in 1989 near his home in...
SUPERIOR, Wis.—Enbridge announced late Thursday it plans to suspend the Sandpiper Pipeline, citing changes in market conditions and Minnesota regulatory delays that prompted customers to invest in a different pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners will withdraw applications pending with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and shelve the Sandpiper until North Dakota oil production recovers from the recent slowdown.