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July 7, 2018
The new TickTracker app provides information about where ticks have been spotted as well as tips for how to safely remove one. Submitted photo
New app helps fight ticks
July 7, 2018 - 2:35pm
July 3, 2018
Dunton Locks is located between Lakes Sallie and Muskrat and contains about four miles of hiking trails. Emily Driscoll / Forum News Service
10 hiking destinations less than an hour from Detroit Lakes
July 3, 2018 - 5:15pm
June 29, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: Front-row seats for the cycle of life
June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
June 26, 2018
Angela Wood and her daughter, Taylor, 10, of Gnesen Township, bike along the Amity East Trail in Lester Park Tuesday afternoon. They bike about twice a week and spend a lot of time outdoors. "We're avid hunters and fishermen," she said of her family. Bob King / Forum News Service
'Every woman is a force of nature': Project aims to connect women, outdoors
June 26, 2018 - 7:18pm
June 24, 2018
Abby Myers uses binoculars to get a closer look at a gull pecking at a dead fish. John Myers / Forum News Service
Good fishing partners, like Abby, hard to find
June 24, 2018 - 6:00am
June 17, 2018
Steve Long, left, and Yasmin Scrivner use aquascopes to look for potential invasive species on the lake bottom along the shore of Turtle Lake. The scope allow the user a sharp view of the bottom without the distortions caused by waves. Bob King / Forum News Service
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
June 17, 2018 - 8:42am
June 15, 2018
Sam Cook
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
June 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 10, 2018
 Myron Jesme, administrator of the Red Lake Watershed District, stands beside a sign along Grand Marais Creek north of East Grand Forks, Minn., that indicates funds for the restoration project came from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment Minnesota voters passed in 2008. The restoration likely wouldn't have happened without the dedicated funding, Jesme said. (Brad Dokken / Forum News Service)                        play button
Creek restoration shows success of Minnesota clean water fund
June 10, 2018 - 11:20am
June 4, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune
Pelicans hunt for fish below the Marsh Lake dam. Marsh Lake is home to one of the largest nesting colonies of white pelicans in the Midwest.
Marsh Lake project getting back on track
June 4, 2018 - 7:23pm
June 1, 2018
Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk, shown outside his office in Mammoth, Wyo., in 2013. Photo for The Washington Post by Erik Petersen
Facing reassignment under Trump, top Yellowstone official instead retires
June 1, 2018 - 12:39pm
May 24, 2018
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Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
May 24, 2018 - 7:14am
May 22, 2018
Driver strikes moose in Aitkin County crash
May 22, 2018 - 8:34am
May 21, 2018
Vehicles of authorities near Lake Hancock, northeast of Snoqualmie, Wash., where a cougar attacked two bicyclists Saturday, May 19, 2018, killing one. Two friends riding their bikes were attacked by a cougar, which killed one of them in the state’s first such fatality in more than 90 years, officials said. (Ryan Abbott/King County Sheriff’s Office)
Cougar that killed biker, injured another near Seattle was emaciated
May 21, 2018 - 11:31am
May 18, 2018
Sam Cook
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
May 18, 2018 - 7:08am
May 12, 2018
Ryan Aanes of Baxter, Minn., shows off a walleye he caught on Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids on the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday, May 12. (Contributed photo)
McFeely: Bad idea for fishing, but good experience
May 12, 2018 - 5:36pm
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