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February 1, 2019
Mary Manning of Hovland waves to the crowd during the February 2017 Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race in Bayfield. Manning won the 90-mile, 8-10 dog race. Photo by James Netz.
Bayfield gears up for Apostle Islands sled dog races
February 1, 2019 - 9:16am
January 30, 2019
John Beargrease marathon champion Blake Freking watches as his younger daughter, Nicole, pets Eagle. Nicole had just helped dad put the Frank Bishop Lead Dog Award on Eagle, who has lead his team on several Beargrease marathons. Steve Kuchera /
UPDATE: Husband and wife mushing duo finish 1-2 at Beargrease
January 30, 2019 - 3:40pm
January 28, 2019
Community club hosts 54th annual Fisherama
January 28, 2019 - 10:11pm
League bows out on archery range
January 28, 2019 - 5:05pm
January 25, 2019
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will issue slightly more bear hunting permits this year in Douglas County. Duluth News Tribune file
More bear permits for Douglas County
January 25, 2019 - 6:39pm
A gray squirrel digs through the snow on a January day to find and eat acorns that were buried in its cache last fall. Photo by Larry Weber
Gray squirrels dig into their food caches
January 25, 2019 - 10:01am
January 21, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have CWD. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy. It's only in the final stages where they become sickly looking. Wisconsin DNR photo.
Chronic wasting disease battle heats up in Minnesota
January 21, 2019 - 9:16am
January 13, 2019
Wisconsin's bald eagle population continues to grow, according to 2018 nest surveys. Duluth News Tribune file
Wisconsin bald eagle nests soar to new state record
January 13, 2019 - 5:35am
January 12, 2019
Another winter day begins. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: A frigid winter stroll at dawn
January 12, 2019 - 3:37pm
January 11, 2019
Learn cross-country skiing in Brule Forest
January 11, 2019 - 1:38pm
January 10, 2019
Moose and wolves on Isle Royale, like these shown here in a 2011 photo, won't be studied this winter for the first time since 1958 if the federal government shutdown doesn't end soon.  Courtesy of Michigan Tech
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
January 10, 2019 - 8:11pm
January 7, 2019
Douglas County weighs more ATV routes
January 7, 2019 - 4:38am
January 6, 2019
Rory Strange of Duluth pilots his ice boat on Superior Bay in Duluth recently. Clint Austin /
Ice boating can be a blast if conditions are ripe
January 6, 2019 - 6:45am
January 5, 2019
The morning after the snowstorm. Note all the trees are coated with snow, some bent down. Also note the snow on the ground and on the river ice. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Observations after a snowstorm
January 5, 2019 - 8:46am
January 3, 2019
 A varied thrush, a bird native to the Pacific Northwest, visits a Northland yard in December. Photo by Larry Weber
Northland Nature: Varied thrushes make surprise visit to feeders
January 3, 2019 - 5:20am