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March 12, 2017
Roxann Eischens and grandson Tyler hold four cubs with the sedated mother black bear on land north of Park Rapids, Minn., in the Two Inlets area. Submitted photo.
Cub love
March 12, 2017 - 9:45am
February 21, 2017
Local deer numbers pretty impressive
February 21, 2017 - 12:35pm
February 10, 2017
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
February 10, 2017 - 1:55pm
January 30, 2017
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
January 30, 2017 - 9:25am
January 20, 2017
The 2017 Menahga Family Fishing Derby will be held at the Spirit Lake public access this Saturday, Jan. 21. (file photo)
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
January 20, 2017 - 2:51pm
January 5, 2017
Cousins Beckett Fix and Carter Teunissen spent some time at the southwest skating rink in Wadena during Christmas break. They were visiting their grandma, Mary Fix, for the holidays. Anna Erickson/Pioneer Journal
Smooth Skating: Ice rinks busy over holiday break
January 5, 2017 - 3:27pm
Brent Getzler of Roosevelt is the new record holder of a 19-pound, 10-ounce burbot taken from the Minnesota waters of Lake of the Woods. The fish was 33 inches long with a belly full of girth at 23-7/8 inches. Getzler caught it while fishing for walleyes with an orange jigging spoon tipped with a minnow on Dec. 19. Submitted Photo
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
January 5, 2017 - 3:17pm
Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in a farmed deer herd near Merrifield, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health reported Friday. The herd of 33 mule deer and 100 white-tailed deer is registered with the Board of Animal Health. Two, 2-year-old female deer were slaughtered on the farm and both tested positive for CWD. The deer showed no clinical signs of illness. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
January 5, 2017 - 11:25am
December 30, 2016
Ice forms alongside the edge of Lake Bemidji. (Maggi Stivers | Forum News Service)
Advice for thin ice
December 30, 2016 - 12:08am
December 18, 2016
DNR issues ice warning for aerated lakes
December 18, 2016 - 12:10am
November 28, 2016
DNR suspects hunter saw bobcats, not mountain lions
November 28, 2016 - 12:08am
November 21, 2016
Outdoor briefs
November 21, 2016 - 12:10am
November 20, 2016
A mountain lion perches in a tree near Nashwauk in northern Minnesota Monday, Nov. 8, 2016. The animal chased a deer and got into a brief altercation with another apparent mountain lion, or cougar, while Jordan Bowen, 16, of Rush City, Minn., was deer hunting. Mountain lions are occasionally seen in Minnesota, but wildlife officials have never found evidence of a breeding population. (Photo courtesy Jordan Bowen)
Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern Minnesota
November 20, 2016 - 12:10am
November 19, 2016
Brandon Peterson, Wadena, shot an eight point buck Nov. 6. Submitted photo.
Deer harvest could reach 185,000
November 19, 2016 - 12:10am
November 13, 2016
Hunter found dead in the woods in central Minn.
November 13, 2016 - 12:08am
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