Outdoors

  • Minnesota hunters register 111,000 deer through third weekend

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    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota hunters registered 111,000 deer through the third and last weekend of firearms deer season, down 31,000 from the same period in 2013, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

  • Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Banff Mountain Film Festival

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Northland outdoor enthusiasts united tonight for the first night of the Banff Mountain Film Festival, at Marshall High School in Duluth.

  • MN Governor's Christmas Tree Cutting

    Nickerson, MN(NNCNOW.com)--While Northlanders are gearing up to bring in the Christmas spirit tonight, DNR officials were cutting down the Governor's Christmas tree in the Nemadji State Forest.

  • Nature Matters: WI Deer Opener Could Pose Chilly Challenge

    Deer season is already open in Minnesota and Michigan. Wisconsin follows suit this Saturday morning. Will our cold and snowy November put a chill on buck fever? Dave Anderson lets us know in this week's Nature Matters.

  • Nature Matters: MN Deer Opener Slow

    The official tally of hunter success for the deer season opener is still being counted. But, word of mouth among Department of Natural Resources officials and the people that run registration stations is that hunter success is down. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us why.

  • Healing with birch bark: Research and business taking off in the Northland

    Two Harbors, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The forests of the Northland are loaded with birch trees, but did you know those trees produce chemicals that are used in medicine and cosmetics. Those chemicals are being extracted right here in the Northland for distribution worldwide.

  • Fall Trail Series keeps runners racing on trails

    Cloquet, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- If you like to run, or even if you don't, chances are good that you've enjoyed a race like Grandma's Marathon or at least a 5k race. Many of those races take place on the road, but there is a series of races that take place exclusively on the trails around the twin ports and guess what? They're free.

  • New fee proposed for visitors to Apostle Islands Ice Caves

    Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- The ice caves along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore were free to visit last year, but there is now talk of charging a fee during the Ice Cave event.

  • Nature Matters: Waterfowl Hunting Safety Camp

    The waterfowl hunting season opened throughout much of the Northland this past weekend. While conservation officers look for hunters breaking the rules, conservation clubs want to teach new hunters how to follow those rules. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us about a camp that teaches safe and ethical hunting tactics to teen–agers.

  • Northlanders enjoy one of Duluth's "hidden treasures" as part of city's revitalization plan

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- More than 550 people seized the opportunity this weekend to enjoy one of Duluth's hidden treasures, more commonly known as Chamber's Grove.

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