Shedding worries: Teaching dog to hunt for antlers teaches handler to leave all else behind
Outdoors

Shedding worries: Teaching dog to hunt for antlers teaches handler to leave all else behind

FOWLER, Ill. -- Bo pressed his nose to the ground and began sniffing the faded blades of grass and crunchy leaves beneath his paws. The labrador retriever's nostrils flared with each unique scent trail he discovered. Slowly and steadily, he worked...

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Formerly rare black bears making a comeback in Missouri
Missouri News

Formerly rare black bears making a comeback in Missouri

Black bears have been making a comeback in Missouri over the past few decades, and their range has been gradually expanding, as well, even in Northeast Missouri as far north as the Iowa line.

Seeing resolve, determination of a hunter is inspiring
Outdoors

Seeing resolve, determination of a hunter is inspiring

As I reached the top of the hill, my dad, Jerry, stepped out of his deer blind and motioned toward the east end of the field. A couple of does had stepped into a clearing and were headed toward the pond on the property. He had hoped they might change...