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Bygones for Feb. 20, 2018
Weather-related closings, delays and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Update: Heavier snow possible in Twin Ports
Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints
Duluth researcher looking at effects of cannabis on giving up tobacco smoking
st louis county
Clarke reaches out to Steelworkers, Cliffs CEO
Meetings Tuesday on Minnesota Power rate hike, gas power plant
5 things in food and agriculture we can agree on
Research shows consumers trust farmers
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
Place a Business Announcement
US men's hockey advances to quarterfinals with win over Slovakia
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wisconsin works OT to top Minnesota
Race and reflection: For UMD's Oden, lessons learned 50 years ago still apply
College women's basketball: St. Scholastica bows out of UMAC tournament
Brandon Veale column: Previewing the 2038 Olympic Games in the Twin Ports
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
How to hygge: Duluth couple felt the mood before Instagram culture ever captured it
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Charlotte M. Ecklund
Jeffery "Jeff" Mark Andersen
Claudia Mae Thoreson
Jeanne Shirley Falconer
Marcia (Cockson) Suoja
Reader's View: Trump doing great job with economy
Reader's View: Dreamers' demands costing us billions
Reader's View: Partisan politics strangling our country
Ikes' View: Leopold's 'Almanac' should be required reading
Our View: Let the legislative fireworks begin
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Outdoors Notes for Feb. 18, 2018
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RecSports for Feb. 11
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors in a snowstorm. He couldn't believe the response.
February 18, 2018
• Now through May 4 — Wisconsin early inland catch-and-release trout season. • March 31 — Brule River steelhead opener. • April 14 — Minnesota stream trout in streams opener. • May 5 — Wisconsin general fishing opener; Wisconsin largemouth bass season...
February 18, 2018 - 2:18am
January 28, 2018
Chickadees, woodpeckers, owls: Subtle changes in season trigger variations in bird behavior
The signs are subtle, but they're there. Chickadees switching to their Hey, sweetie calls. Mallards moving about. Woodpeckers drumming on resonant...
January 28, 2018 - 6:51am
November 13, 2017
Great Lakes piping plovers had record year
Piping plovers are still flying over Duluth and Superior beaches to nest elsewhere, but their overall Great Lakes population went up significantly...
November 13, 2017 - 8:09pm
November 4, 2017
Wayward crane causes recess ruckus in Silver Bay
Students and teachers at William Kelley Schools in Silver Bay made a new feathered friend during recess last month. When the students went outside...
November 4, 2017 - 8:45am
September 14, 2017
The unseen migration: Volunteers band songbirds as well as raptors each fall at Hawk Ridge
Business was good on a recent September morning at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. At the banding station, tucked in the woods away from the main...
September 14, 2017 - 5:27pm
July 16, 2017
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
HAMLIN, Iowa — While many people awaken every morning to the sounds of birds chirping, Christine Jensen wakes up to a very different bird...
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
January 11, 2017
Local View: Protect beloved Northland birds by protecting our atmosphere
Standing on the ground and looking skyward, the Earth's atmosphere seems limitless; so we may have doubts about human-caused climate change....
January 11, 2017 - 12:31am
August 16, 2015
Do it: Watch for nighthawks
Nighthawks are migrating now, and you can see them swooping in the air, feeding on insects, in open areas such as soccer fields. They fly with an erratic pattern, making sharp turns as they pluck insects from the sky — sort of like a drive-thru for the nighthawks as they migrat...
August 16, 2015 - 7:20am
April 2, 2015
Still waiting for plovers on Wisconsin Point
Wisconsin's rarest bird will be flying back from Florida soon and efforts are underway to make them feel more at home in the Twin Ports if they...
April 2, 2015 - 11:04pm
March 28, 2015
Second Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu
In another blow to Minnesota’s turkey industry, avian flu has struck a second western Minnesota farm, this one a 66,000-bird operation. The U.S.
March 28, 2015 - 10:00am
April 10, 2014
Missouri River Institute symposium: As cottonwoods fall, birds fly away
VERMILLION -- The next 100 years for birds along the Missouri River will likely be much different from what birdwatchers along the river have...
April 10, 2014 - 10:34pm
December 25, 2011
Birders spot more species than normal during Duluth's Christmas Bird Count
Birders counted 63 species in Duluth's annual Christmas Bird Count, held Dec. 17 in the Duluth area.
December 25, 2011 - 2:00pm