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UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

In Sweden’s Arctic, ice atop snow leaves reindeer starving

Thick reindeer fur boots and a fur hat covering most of his face shielded Niila Inga from freezing winds as he raced his snowmobile up to a mountaintop overlooking his …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

Finnish conscripts injured in attempt to avoid reindeer

Finland’s defense department says 12 military conscripts ended up in the hospital after an armored personnel carrier tried to avert a reindeer and was hit by a second vehicle.

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018

Reindeer ignoring borders have Norway locking antlers with Sweden

Since the end of the Ice Age, reindeer herds have grazed across northern Scandinavia happily unaware of the rise of the nation state. But now their disregard for borders, and …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017

Reindeer Cletus and Clyde make welcome addition to River Park Square festivities

River Park Square typically prepares for the holiday season each November by hanging garlands in walkways, stringing bright lights in storefront windows and setting up the 50-foot Christmas tree in …

Eskimo village aims to serve up reindeer meat far and wide

A remote Eskimo village on a tundra-covered island in western Alaska is hoping to counter its steep unemployment rate and achieve greater self-sufficiency through one of its few resources: reindeer …

Reindeer may be weighing less due to global warming

Reindeer living on the Arctic island of Svalbard are getting smaller – and scientists say climate change may be the cause.

Doug Clark: Elk’s new reindeer burger goes down in history

Gather ’round, boys and girls. Uncle Doug has a Christmassy story to share about Santa’s most famous four-legged friend. You know, the one with the shiny red nose?

Reindeer, Santa visit Stanek’s before it goes down in history

Jack Nuss, 9, eyed the two reindeer Saturday as he pondered whether they were, in fact, Santa’s reindeer. “They’re cool,” he said. “They look like normal reindeer kind of, but …