Fall looks good on Lyle the cat. Shared by Kirsta Siems, of Alexandria.
Randy and Suzy Miller, of Duluth, caught the fall colors before they were gone, at Cadotte Lake, in Brimson (near Two Harbors).
An early November visitor. This pileated woodpecker showed up at Susan Peterson’s back yard feeder, in Alexandria.
Romey sleeping in her Kitty pool. Megan Anderson, of Fergus Falls.
This 20-inch carrot was wrestled from the ground by Holly and Kip Kovarik from their garden in Glenwood. The Kovariks had to water the ground around the carrot the day before to loosen the soil. To harvest, Kip dug part way down while Holly tugged on the carrot.
Near Sauk Centre, Reba likes hanging around the shop and resting on the seat of the Farmall H. Photo submitted by Gene Imdieke.
Over in Sauk Centre, this cedar waxwing was seen enjoying a fall berry by Diann Hirman.
From Bev Bales, in Alexandria. During his first year hunting ducks, grandson Drew Cramlet (16) of Albany, son of Becky & Adam Cramlet, got this beautiful mallard.
Red and gold among the green, fall is here, winter will soon be seen. Fall in Canby by Shirley Markegard
At Tybee Island outside of Savannah, Georgia, Carolyn Enstad, of Walnut Grove, took in the sights around this lighthouse.
Nature hiking in lower Sioux Agency Park, Sharon Sannerud, from Granite Falls, enjoyed getting a close-up look of a grasshopper with a little one on its back.
On August 27, DeVonne Koppenberg, of St. Michael, took a picture of this squirrel and thought it was carrying food to store for the winter. A few weeks later, she found the poor squirrel had died. DeVonne said it was active this summer, running around the yard, up trees and in areas where squirrels usually go.
Terri Sanoski went on a mystery tour in the metro and one of the places she visited was SeaQuest.
Ben Zilka, of St. Cloud, shared the selfie that his daughter took with the cows on her uncle’s farm.
Al Batt, of Hartland, took this picture of an eastern screech-owl, a bird about the size of a pop can, that he says makes many different sounds to defend territories, attract mates, indicating alarm, defending nests, denote annoyance and even a hiss as part of a threat display.
Along the walking trail by Lake Waconia, in October, a white-throated sparrow eluded Dale Dietel for some time before he struck this pose.