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December 10, 2018
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
December 8, 2018
The 1,020th and final Painted Lady was also the last butterfly of the 2017 season at the University of Minnesota Biological Station at Itasca State Park. Painted Lady was the most common species in 2017, but none were observed in 2018. (Photos by John Weber/For the Enterprise)
LEPS & ODES: Butterflies have 'dynamic' population fluctuations
December 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
December 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
December 7, 2018
A mountain lion was apparently found Friday morning, Dec. 7, near Nimrod. The animal was believed to have been hit by a car. Special to Forum News Service
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
December 7, 2018 - 6:52pm
December 5, 2018
Wildlife researcher Austin Homkes, who studies the relationship between wolves and beavers in Voyageurs National Park, stands next to a giant jack pine that turned  out to  be the largest living jack pine measured in the U.S. The tree, located along Namakan Lake in the park, is now the official national jack pine "champion tree." Photo courtesy Thomas Gable
Largest jack pine in U.S. confirmed in Voyageurs Park
December 5, 2018 - 3:36pm
An image of GPS tracking of multiple wolves in six different packs around Voyageurs National Park shows how much the wolf packs avoid each other's range. Image courtesy of Thomas Gable
Voyageurs Park wolves eating beaver and blueberries, but not moose
December 5, 2018 - 3:20pm
December 4, 2018
DNR sets two deer hunts in southeast Minnesota to contain chronic wasting disease
December 4, 2018 - 4:57pm
A public opinion survey on the prospect of restoring wild, free-roaming elk to eastern Minnesota forests found strong support among both the general public and landowners in the potential elk release areas.
Strong northern Minn. public support for bringing elk back
December 4, 2018 - 4:11pm
December 1, 2018
“Fishing the Midwest” host Mike Frisch enjoys the late season pheasant hunting in south-central Minnesota with his 9-year-old female black lab Bailey. (Gary Korsgaden)
KORSGADEN: Primetime for late-season pheasants
December 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
A coffee mug full of salt (about 12 ounces) is all that’s need for a 20-foot driveway or 10 sidewalk squares (roughly 1,000 square feet).
Use de-icing salt sparingly to protect Minnesota waters
December 1, 2018 - 9:00am
November 30, 2018
Most of the state’s snowmobile trails are not yet ready for riding, according to the Department of Natural Resources. (Enterprise file photo)
Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
November 30, 2018 - 8:00am
November 28, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa and CO Kipp Duncan wrestled with a deer in a basement last week to move it outside the house. Duncan is currently working in plain clothes to watch Kampa interact with people without a second uniformed officer nearby. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
November 28, 2018 - 2:31pm
Sylvia Peach Leiviska, 12, of Fargo, poses with the 600-pound wildebeest she shot while on safari with her family in South Africa last summer. Submitted photo
Fargo girl bags 600-pound wildebeest during her first hunt
November 28, 2018 - 6:00am
November 24, 2018
The North Country Trail in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
November 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
The Kents report that the bees seem to enjoy the warmer temperatures at their overwintering location in Kansas. (Brett Kent/For the Enterprise)
THE BEEHIVE: Honeybees have moved to Kansas for the winter
November 24, 2018 - 1:00pm