Outdoors

  • BWCA rescuers recount frightening early morning rescue

    Wednesday, Jul 23 at 12:16 AM

    Crane Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - "One had this huge black eye and the other one was sitting there with an injured leg and the other lady was underneath a tree," said Lori Sanborn of Handberg's Marina.

  • Nature Matters: Get The Lead Out For Loons

    The loon, with its haunting call, is Minnesota's state bird and is also respected by outdoors people in Wisconsin and Michigan. But, the loon faces danger every time it dives to get food from the bottoms of Northland lakes. Forgotten lead sinkers are a ticking time bomb for the black and white water birds. Dave Anderson tells us how we can help in this week's Nature Matters.

  • Bigger walleyes are projected for the coming years in Wisconsin

    Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) - The number of Wisconsin lakes stocked with larger walleye will skyrocket in the next two years as the state harnesses a $12 million funding plan to boost walleye populations statewide, according to the Wisconsin DNR.

  • DNR steps up aquatic invasive species patrol

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is ramping up enforcement this weekend after a high-rate of aquatic invasive species has been found on boats on inland lakes.

  • Peak Strawberry Picking time in the Northland

    Iron River, WI (NNCNOW.com)--- It's peak picking season for strawberries, and the owners of Johnson's Berry Patch say the berries are ripe, red and juicy.

  • Portion of Voyageurs National Park closed for flood damage assessment

    International Falls, (NNCNOW.com) - Due to recent high water levels within the park, all of the park's Backcountry trails, campsites, day use sites and boat rentals have been closed.

  • IRRRB and Minnesota DNR partnership bolsters trout fishing

    Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A change fisheries management in Kinney Pit Lake near Buhl and a partnership with the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) are returning rainbow trout fishing to High Lake near Ely.

  • DNR: Minnesota Walleye stocking a success despite challenging spring weather

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the spring walleye egg stocking was a success despite a cold, snowy season.

  • Famed bear researcher pulls plug on bear collars

    Ely, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota Black Bear Researcher Dr. Lynn Rogers and his team spent the weekend removing radio-collars from his research bears in Ely.

  • Lutsen 99er brings over 1,200 mountain bikers to the Northland

    Lutsen, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- More than 600 mountain bikers took off on a nearly 100-mile race Saturday morning through the mountains, overlooking Lake Superior and nearby rivers and streams, at the annual Lutsen 99er bike race.

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