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October 16, 2017
Rich Las (left) raises freshwater prawns in a large hoop style greenhouse at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr, Minn., with his daughter, Leah, 4, son Riley, 11, and wife Karen Las. The tank he uses is about 20 feet wide by 46 feet long and four feet deep. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
22 hours 29 min ago
Items collected from the rubble are set out on steps in the Coffey Park neighborhood of Santa Rosa, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017. (Josh Haner/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
A California family thought their dog had died in the fires, but she was waiting for them
October 16, 2017 - 8:47am
October 15, 2017
Ruffed grouse (Duluth News Tribune file photo)
An old dog's last grouse retrieve
October 15, 2017 - 6:01am
Sophie, a Brittany owned by Phil and Nathan Johnson, retreives a ruffed grouse during a hunt Monday, Oct. 9 northwest of Island Lake. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Sophie's season: The Johnsons’ Brittany bounced back from a severe injury and still finds plenty of grouse and woodcock
October 15, 2017 - 6:00am
September 12, 2017
Another Hero Dog, Maverick, helps with grocery shopping.  Hero Dogs
Hero Dogs program enlists pups to help those who served
September 12, 2017 - 12:52pm
September 10, 2017
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood areas on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 20, 2017
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
A clouded leopard at the Nashville Zoo, where the public will watch the animals for reactions to the eclipse. Veterinarian Woc Colburn thinks some animals such as lemurs, clouded leopards and kangaroos may begin to exhibit nighttime habits when totality hits, whether that's waking up, going to sleep or lining up for a feeding. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Nashville Zoo.
During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused
August 18, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 16, 2017
Hot Shot Kid, ridden by Alex Canchari, runs for first in the $50,000 Victor S. Myers Stakes on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The race was for 3-year old Minnesota-bred colts and geldings.  (Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Horse breeding in Minnesota is a high-risk, high-reward business
August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 3, 2017
Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, as seen in the 1980s. Photo by Bert Gildart.
The true story of 2 fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife
August 3, 2017 - 11:03am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
June 22, 2017
A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm
June 16, 2017
Symba is one fat cat. The cat which is up for adoption at the Humane Rescue Alliance in D.C. weighs 35 pounds and is 6 years old. Handout courtesy of Humane Rescue Alliance.
Meet a really, really fat cat
June 16, 2017 - 10:33am