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May 7, 2009
To the editor; Let's focus on helping animals in Minnesota, first
May 7, 2009 - 1:07pm
May 5, 2009
Regional trail open house is Thursday
May 5, 2009 - 8:09am
May 1, 2009
Rocori School Disrict Superintendent Scott Staska announces that his middle school will remain closed through next Tuesday as state health officials investigate a confirmed case of swine flu in Cold Spring, Minn. The flu victim had an affiliation with the school. With Staska is Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who with other state and local officials held a news conference Thursday at the district's high school, which remains open.
Scott Wente/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Swine flu tests to grow after confirmed case
May 1, 2009 - 6:49am
April 27, 2009
LeRoy Chiovitte of Hermantown is reflected in the glass case that encloses his Minnesota state-record walleye. This is the 30th anniversary of the record catch. Chiovitte caught the fish in the Seagull River near Saganaga Lake in 1979. (File/News Tribune)
State walleye record still untouchable after 30 years
April 27, 2009 - 11:07am
April 20, 2009
Bob Krepps of Duluth sits at the base of a maple tree and uses a slate call to try to rustle up a turkey gobbler Wednesday morning, opening day of Minnesota's spring wild turkey season. Krepps was hunting in southern Carlton County. Sam Cook/scook@duluthnews.com
Hunter fulfills turkey passion close to home
April 20, 2009 - 2:04pm
April 14, 2009
Three charged after theft of ATV
April 14, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
An 8- or 9-pound Kamloops rainbow trout comes sliding onto the shoreline after being caught by Tom Hultquist of Duluth. (Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com)
Kamloops attract anglers to the North Shore
April 13, 2009 - 3:14pm
Dave Zentner of Duluth, right, and other conservation leaders say they want Minnesota lawmakers to accept natural resources spending plans funded through a voter-approved sales tax increase. Zentner, of the Izaak Walton League, was joined by Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership at a recent St. Paul news conference. Lawmakers also are considering a plan funding natural resources projects with state lottery proceeds.
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
April 10, 2009
Outdoors funding advocates -- including Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership, left, and Duluth resident Dave Zentner of the Izaak Walton League -- say they are watching closely how lawmakers handle recommendations for spending new sales tax revenue on habitat conservation and water cleanup projects. Photo by Scott Wente
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 8:05am
April 9, 2009
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
April 9, 2009 - 11:35am
The weather finally cooperated enough for several Hastings High School sports teams to get outside and play some real games earlier this week. Despite a muddy field in some places, the HHS softball team opened its season Tuesday with a 6-5 win over Cretin-Derham Hall. Pitcher Britt Robinson is pictured here during the game.
Spring? Is that ... you?
April 9, 2009 - 10:29am
February 23, 2009
George Hovland of Duluth stands with his ski gear in front of the chalet at Snowflake Nordic, the business he started 18 years ago on Rice Lake Road. The cross-country ski center includes more than 15 kilometers of trails and has become a gathering place for skiers in Duluth. Derek Montgomery / dmontgomery@duluthnews.com
Skiing is life for Duluth's George Hovland, 82
February 23, 2009 - 10:54am
February 19, 2009
Alpine skiing: Pechous earns All-State honors
February 19, 2009 - 12:23pm
February 17, 2009
A dogsledding team races past a number of ice houses on Lake Winnibigoshish in northern Minnesota Saturday afternoon.
A Valentine's Day spent ice fishing
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 16, 2009
'Basswood' Bob Oliva 
"Basswood" Bob Oliva of Ely drives his 10-dog team of Alaskan huskies across Disappointment Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness at sunset on Feb. 5 after a day of ice fishing. An eight-dog team and a second sled follow Oliva on his way back to Smitty's Resort on Snowbank Lake near Ely. Photo by Sam Cook
Into the BWCAW by dog team
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
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