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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 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
December 29, 2018
 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
December 29, 2018 - 6:06pm
November 26, 2018
A cave orbweaver spider is pictured recently at Jay Cooke State Park in Carlton. Note the oval-shaped body and long legs. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
A November surprise at Jay Cooke State Park
November 26, 2018 - 11:08am
November 9, 2018
A leaf (frond) of a wood fern. Photo by Larry Weber
Wood ferns are still green
November 9, 2018 - 9:04am
November 2, 2018
A woolybear caterpillar as it appears while crossing the road in early November, seeking food and shelter for winter. Photo by Larry Weber
Woolybear caterpillars seek shelters now
November 2, 2018 - 8:06am
October 19, 2018
Scaly-cap mushrooms are usually tan-colored, with scale-like growths on the surface. They grow in clusters on the sides of tree trunks. Photo by Larry Weber
Late-season mushrooms respond to rains
October 19, 2018 - 9:17am
October 12, 2018
A growth of New England aster standing tall in bloom on an October day. Photo by Larry Weber
New England asters bloom late
October 12, 2018 - 8:33am
September 25, 2018
A northern harrier soars over in its flight south; note the "owl-like" face. Photo by Larry Weber
Northern harriers are flying south
September 25, 2018 - 8:06am
August 24, 2018
Dew covers a star-bellied spider (acanthepeira stellata) and its web. Photo by Larry Weber
Orb webs in a dew-covered field
August 24, 2018 - 8:20am
August 21, 2018
A closer look at the inside of a ruby-throated hummingbird nest. Note the spider silk. Photo by Larry Weber
Hummingbird nest reveals elaborate building
August 21, 2018 - 9:07am
May 11, 2018
Sam Cook
Sam Cook column: No rest for life in canoe country
May 11, 2018 - 6:00am
March 30, 2018
Direct primary care: The doctor will see you now
March 30, 2018 - 8:32am
March 11, 2018
Ryan Getz holds the 51-inch muskie he caught Feb. 24 on New Johns Lake. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has sent a tissue sample to a lab for genetic testing to determine whether the fish is a  pure or hybrid strain muskie. If the fish is a hybrid muskie, it will be a new state record. Courtesy photo / Ryan Getz
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
March 11, 2018 - 7:15am