Outdoors

  • Nature Matters: This winter hard on birds, too

    Tuesday, Mar 4 at 12:25 PM

    This cold and snowy winter has been hard on everyone from propane powered people to snowed in deer. But, how are the birds faring? In this week's Nature Matters, Dave Anderson tells us the tale of a crow being cared for by Wildwoods and what we can do to help our feathered friends.

  • Unseasonably thick ice offers rare chance for Northland fishermen

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - While ice may be shipping season's adversary, dozens of Northlanders were calling it home away from home as they wet their lines this weekend.

  • Arctic cold blasts vintage sled ride over weekend

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A bitterly cold wind blasted the folks brave enough to turn out for a vintage snowmobile run in Mahtowa Saturday morning.

  • Ice conditions are thin on some Northland lakes

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Ice conditions on some Northland lakes are not as safe as you might think. Experts are warning Northlanders to use caution before stepping out on the ice.

  • Superior-based Kestrel Aircraft months behind on loan payments

    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Superior-based Kestrel Aircraft has, once again, fallen behind on at least three months worth of loan payments to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.

  • 2013 fishing licenses expire Feb. 28

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers that 2013 fishing licenses expire on Friday, February 28th.

  • MSP: Worst road conditions in 25 years

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The snow may have stopped falling, but the roads continue to cause problem for motorists across the state and here in the Northland.

  • Winter storm prompts temporary closure of access to Ice Caves

    Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI (NNCNOW.com) - High winds and white-out conditions are preventing National Park Service staff from checking lake ice conditions.

  • Trail groomers prepare for Saturday's American Birkebeiner

    Cable, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- The American Birkebeiner trail has seen plenty of snow for the nearly 11 thousand lacing up their skis for the race this weekend, but a big snowstorm is on the way.

  • Protesters voice opinions on new law keeping them off GTAC mine site

    To some people, the proposed G–TAC taconite mine near Mellen, Wisconsin would be the state's largest ever project and would employ hundreds if not thousands of people. Others fear that thousands of acres of public forest would be eaten by the mine and pollute the whole region. On Sunday, opponents of the mine gathered on the property to promote activism and to test a new law keeping them away from the mine site.

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