Outdoors

  • Giant's Ridge, Iron Range construction crews have high hopes from bonding bill

    Sunday, Apr 6 at 11:09 PM

    Biwabik, MN (NNCNOW.com) - While the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing fights for state bonding dollars to aid in major renovations, Giants Ridge Ski Resort in Biwabik is doing the same thing. Resort officials say the $10 million project is needed to keep the facility up to par with other state resorts. The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board says the project's benefits go far beyond that.

  • Winter Storm Blog 4/3-4/4

    Updated: 4:00pm Friday Snow is continuing to fall in N. Wisconsin leading to some high amounts in Ashland. The snow should start to wrap up in the next 1-3 hours for the South Shore and will continue eastward into the U.

  • Severe winter causes concern for white tail deer population

    Minnesota (NNCNOW.com) --- The severe winter has caused concern over the white tail deer population, and wildlife managers are concerned now, more than ever.

  • Nature Matters: Traditional maple syrup tips

    Sawyer, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Spring always seems to sneak into the Northland very tentatively most years and this year is no exception.

  • Fishermen rescued after ice separates near Brighton Beach

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- Two fishermen were rescued after windy conditions separated the ice they were fishing on near Brighton Beach Monday morning.

  • MN DNR says 1 in 5 boaters helping spread invasive species in land of 10,000 lakes

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - When we do break through this ice, there's a boating season that's just around the corner. According to a new report by the MN DNR, efforts to eliminate the spread of invasive species throughout the land of 10,000 lakes have been working.

  • Spirit Mountain extends season much to delight of skiers

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- They say good things come to those who wait... and that rings true for skiers and snowboarders hoping to hit the slopes at Spirit Mountain a few more times.

  • Spirit Mountain to extend its season

    Duluth, Minn. (NNCNOW.com) - Spirit Mountain is going to extend its season due to the prolonged cold snap and high consumer demand.

  • Nature Matters: MN moose numbers still down but hope remains

    Minnesota's annual moose count numbers are in and show that the state's herd is still in trouble. But, there are glimmers of hope. In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us how this cold winter could benefit the mighty moose.

  • Cold temperatures mean downhill year for Northland ski resort

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- The start of winter brought plenty of snow, with indications of a promising ski season. But winter turned nasty in a hurry bringing 65 days of below zero temperatures...keeping even the most intrepid skiers and snowboarders from hitting the slopes

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