- Severe winter ends turkey season in northern Maine Updated: Apr-18-14 2:46 pm
- Indiana YMCA camp draws international interest Updated: Apr-18-14 1:19 pm
- Bloomington mayor vetoes preserve deer hunt plan Updated: Apr-18-14 11:37 am
- Japan to hunt fewer whales in Pacific this season Updated: Apr-18-14 8:43 am
- NH ski areas facing last weekend of season Updated: Apr-18-14 4:34 am
- Lapeer County mud run adds twist with cross carry Updated: Apr-18-14 4:13 am
- Boaters warned of restricted areas in W.Va. rivers Updated: Apr-18-14 2:49 am
- Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions Updated: Apr-17-14 4:28 pm
- Bush's ride for wounded veterans scheduled for May Updated: Apr-17-14 2:13 pm
- Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials Updated: Apr-17-14 12:49 pm
- Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison Updated: Apr-17-14 11:37 am
- 2 W&L students rescued after getting lost hiking Updated: Apr-17-14 11:08 am
- Acting Cumberland Island chief to stay permanently Updated: Apr-17-14 10:58 am
- No-wake boating imposed on St. Croix River Updated: Apr-17-14 5:05 am
- Easter events scheduled along Grand Strand Updated: Apr-17-14 4:05 am
- Earth Day being celebrated at Kentucky Dam Village Updated: Apr-17-14 3:34 am
- Couple makes face paint for wild turkey hunters Updated: Apr-16-14 7:17 pm
- 2 national parks in SD to increase tour fees Updated: Apr-16-14 6:40 pm
- Seabird from Atlantic spotted on Alcatraz Updated: Apr-16-14 2:20 pm
- Protector of vast African park shot and wounded Updated: Apr-16-14 2:19 pm
- 18-year-old bicyclist fatally shot in South Bend Updated: Apr-16-14 2:16 pm
- Dad: Wyoming volunteer committed to helping others Updated: Apr-16-14 12:58 pm
- Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute Updated: Apr-16-14 11:11 am
- Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot Updated: Apr-16-14 11:00 am
- Correction: Charleston-World Heritage story Updated: Apr-16-14 10:37 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The severe winter has put an end to the turkey hunt in parts of northern Maine.
ST. PAUL, Indiana - Out in the northwest corner of Decatur County lies a place that's largely unknown within the county itself.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - The mayor of Bloomington has vetoed an ordinance that would allow sharpshooters to thin the deer heard at a city nature preserve.
TOKYO - Japan will target fewer whales when its Pacific hunt begins next week and will observe them in the Antarctic next season with the aim of resuming full-fledged commercial whaling, the fisheries minister said Friday.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The three remaining ski areas that are open in New Hampshire are planning to close after this weekend.
LAPEER, Michigan - A new Christian-themed mud run has added an unusual twist to the barbed wire and flames that have become commonplace at similar events.
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - The Army Corps of Engineers is reminding boaters about restricted areas near navigation dams on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers.
FRESNO, California - Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday.
DALLAS - Former President George W. Bush's annual mountain bike ride for U.S. military members wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan will be held this year at his Crawford ranch in Central Texas.
Minot Daily News, Minot, April 16, 2014
LOS ANGELES - A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange, officials said.
NATURAL BRIDGE, Virginia - An emergency official says two Washington & Lee University students were chilly but uninjured after they became lost while hiking and spent the night in the James River Face Wilderness.
CUMBERLAND ISLAND, Georgia - The National Park Service says its acting superintendent on Cumberland Island will keep the job on a permanent basis.
STILLWATER, Minnesota - Authorities have imposed no-wake restrictions on boaters venturing out onto the St. Croix (croy) River.
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - The Grand Strand is providing a number of ways to celebrate Easter during the weekend.
GILBERTSVILLE, Kentucky - Events are planned next week in western Kentucky for the annual Earth Day celebration.
RED WING, Minnesota - You could call it man makeup.
CUSTER, South Dakota - Visitors will have to pay more to tour the two National Park Service caves in the Black Hills starting April 30.
ALCATRAZ ISLAND, California - Biologists have flocked to Alcatraz Island to get a glimpse of a seabird that is believed to have never previously visited the waters of the Pacific.
DAKAR, Senegal - A Belgian royal who, as director of a vast national park in eastern Congo has defended endangered mountain gorillas and other animals from poachers and the forests from illegal logging, was shot and seriously wounded as he drove through the park, officials said Wednesday.
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Police say an 18-year-old was fatally shot in the head while riding a bicycle on a South Bend street.
JACKSON, Wyoming - A Wyoming woman found dead on a church service trip to Nicaragua was an EMT and skiing instructor who had always been committed to helping other people, her father said.
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A judge has reserved three weeks this summer for trial involving a proposed tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota.
DAKAR, Senegal - The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded but his condition is improving, park officials said.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - In a story April 7 about Charleston seeking World Heritage status, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Charleston's application must be submitted to the National Park Service by January 2016. That date is only a target for completing the application, not a deadline.