IRRRB Commissioner Mark Phillips thinks a private manager is the best next step for Giant's Ridge in Biwabik.

Giants Ridge May Transition to Private Management

Birkie Canceled due to Lack of Snow, Replaced with 5K Loop
The American Birkebeiner ski race will not be held this year due to a lack of snow, but a ski event will still be held at the trailhead.

Minnesota DNR Wants Input on Statewide Deer Management Plan

Another Catch-and-Release Walleye Season Expected on Mille Lacs
Another season of catch-and-release fishing is expected on Mille Lacs Lake.

Birkie Organizers Keep Close Watch on Trail, Skies
Birkie Trail crews are working to make sure the northern part of the trail is in good shape before a snowstorm reaches the area late this week.

On the Trail to Staying Alive
Snowmobiling is more than just a sport across the Northland,

New Wis. DNR Estimates Show Hunters Took More Deer in 2016
After taking a closer look at the numbers, the Wisconsin DNR has found that hunters took slightly more deer in 2016 than the previous year.

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American Birkebeiner events are scheduled for Feb. 23, 24, and 25 in Hayward and Cable.

Community of Hayward Braces for the Birkie

The Department of Natural Resources will holding a public meeting on a proposed boundary change involving deer permit areas 181 and 182 near Cloquet.

Meeting to Discuss Boundary Changes to Deer Permit Areas Near Cloquet

Low Snow Prompts Iditarod to Move Race's Start to Fairbanks

Study: Wisconsin's Deer Overpopulation Harms Soil, Plant Growth

Bassmaster Angler of the Year Returning to Mille Lacs Lake
The Bassmaster Angler of the Year tournament will again be held on Mille Lacs Lake in 2017.

UW Study Finds DNR Underreported Wolf Deaths


Mille Lacs Lake Bass Limit Goes From 4 to 3 in May

Wisconsin Panel Finalizes Wasting Disease Recommendations

Ryan Anderson Wins the Beargrease

Park Service Schedules Public Meetings on Isle Royale Wolves

Wells State Park in the central UP is among 11 Michigan state parks and recreation areas participating in a fireworks-free Fourth of July this year.
Some Michigan State Parks to Offer Refuge from July 4 Racket
Wisconsin Point Dune Restoration Project Moving Forward
It would cost more to visit Jay Cooke and other state parks under a proposal from the Minnesota DNR.
Minnesota DNR Proposes License and Park Fee Increases
Hunters in northern Wisconsin will be able to keep their tree stands and blinds on public lands overnight after action by the DNR board.
Wis. DNR Board OKs Leaving Tree Stands Overnight on Public Land
Investigators Seek Tips about Western UP Wolf Poaching
Minnesota's Game and Fish Fund Faces Looming Budget Deficit
New Chronic Wasting Disease Case Found in Central Minnesota
Lake Superior is seen at Tettegouche State Park in this Jan. 7 photo.  An international agency is urging more action to deal with chemical pollutants in the Great Lakes.
Report: More Work Needed on Identifying Great Lakes Toxins
The ice caves in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, seen in this 2015 photo, are not yet accessible this winter.

Apostle Islands Ice Caves Inaccessible to Visitors

Sisters Donate $10,000 to Nordic Ski Center to Honor Their Mother

Federal Agencies Budget $42M for Great Lakes Carp Prevention

DNR Hosting 12 Public Engagement Meetings to Discuss Deer Management Goals

Duffy Co-Sponsors Bill to Take Midwest Wolves Off Endangered List

2 More Presumed CWD-Infected Deer Found in SE Minnesota

Vermilion Walleye Regulation to Change

Officials Worry about Future for Herring on Lake Superior

Wis. DNR Revenue Options Include Raising Hunting, Fishing Fees

Walker Says Higher Wis. State Park Fees Reasonable

Up North: 2017 State Ski Meet
Giants Ridge in Biwabik
Up North: Duluth Ice and Mixed Fest
Ice and Mixed Fest
4-Point Series for #2 Bulldogs as UMD, Miami Play to Tie in Finale
UMD Bulldogs
Esko Tops Pequot Lakes, Bemidji Wins Battle of the Lumberjacks