Skip to main content
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
Copper critics' study says mine could hurt current economy
Assisted living tries virtual reality to help seniors with dementia
Minnesota woman found guilty in providing deadly fentanyl patch to boyfriend
Minneapolis police chief: Damond 'didn't have to die'
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran pitcher from Braves
Mammoth Athletes Village levels playing field for Gophers
Gophers football: TV miniseries 'Being P.J. Fleck' to air on ESPNU in August
Entrance song fits Twins closer Kintzler's journey
Kolpack: Don't be thinking about hotel reservations in Minneapolis anytime soon
Dawn D. (Harrison-Losh) Wind
Edna Nancy Johnson
Theresa Ashley McLaughlin
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Take a trip to 'Almost, Maine'
Watermark seeks donations for art auction fundraiser for Goodwin
Norah Rendell and the Lost Forty, Eric Carlson to perform at Art in the Park
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
DNR discovers zebra mussels in Lake Edward and Mahnomen pit lake
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
Max & Nina Cheney
Paul & Sharon Hokuf
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Parenting Perspectives: A moment of Zen amid our Summer of Yeehaw
November 3, 2016
Deer stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
ST. PAUL -- With the Minnesota firearms deer season beginning Saturday, hunters are reminded that deer stands cannot be left overnight on state wildlife management areas. “Leaving stands overnight on these public lands is a fairly common violation,” said Capt. Jon Paurus, education...
November 3, 2016 - 7:47pm
Hunters take 113 deer at Camp Ripley
ST. PAUL -- Archers took 113 deer during this year’s bow hunts at Camp Ripley Military Reservation near Little Falls. There were 2,995 permits issued, with 2,270 hunters participating. Participation and harvest declined this year since bonus permits weren’t allowed, and the harvest...
November 3, 2016 - 7:46pm
October 28, 2016
On the Mark
Jacob Brewer shot both a doe and a four-point buck during the opening morning of Lake Bemidji State Park's Youth Hunt, which was held from Oct....
October 28, 2016 - 2:28pm
October 19, 2016
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
The Grand Portage and Bois Forte bands of Lake Superior Chippewa have asked the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to allow the bands...
October 19, 2016 - 2:04pm
October 17, 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
ST. PAUL -- With nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to purchase their licenses early to avoid long lines and any potential system issues associated with the high sales volume.The 2016 Minnesota firearms...
October 17, 2016 - 8:12pm
October 9, 2016
‘Make your own duck call’ class set
BEMIDJI -- BSU’s Beaver Engineering and Design Club will host a “Make your own duck call” event from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, as well as Oct. 18 and Oct. 25 in Bridgeman Hall, Woods Lab 126 on the BSU campus.During a session, club members will train and assist the participants through...
October 9, 2016 - 2:06pm
October 5, 2016
Fond du Lac Band reports 18 moose taken so far in hunt
Hunters with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have taken 18 bull moose in the band's moose hunt this fall, according to the Band's...
October 5, 2016 - 3:32pm
September 29, 2016
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
BEMIDJI -- There is one permit available for this year’s youth hunt, Oct. 21-23 (mandatory orientation Thursday, Oct. 20). Youth must be between 12 and 15 years old and accompanied by adult mentor at all times. Hunt is either-sex, bag limit is two. Youth must have Firearms Safety...
September 29, 2016 - 5:52pm
September 12, 2016
Reminder: No whole deer carcasses allowed to enter Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Hunters who harvest deer outside the state are reminded that whole deer carcasses are no longer allowed to be brought into Minnesota from anywhere in North America.This new restriction that includes all members of the deer family (deer, elk, moose and caribou) is an effort...
September 12, 2016 - 4:56pm
September 6, 2016
Minnesota pheasant counts up 29 percent
Another mild winter and good nesting season in Minnesota's pheasant range combined to increase Minnesota's roadside pheasant index by 29 percent...
September 6, 2016 - 1:55pm
June 30, 2016
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is now accepting applications for permits to participate in two special white-tailed deer archery hunts within the city, according to a release Thursday. The hunts will follow the regular Minnesota deer archery season, which runs Sept. 17 through Dec....
June 30, 2016 - 7:01pm
February 25, 2016
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Bear permits for Leech Lake area; deer permit changes; tracking elk in NW Minnesota
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech LakeST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested...
February 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota DNR: Increased deer kill indicates deer population recovering
DULUTH, Minn. -- Success varied widely across Minnesota during the state's recent firearms deer hunt, but state wildlife officials say the increased deer kill indicates the deer population is beginning to rebound. "Overall, people were happier than last year," said Dave Olfelt, regional...
December 17, 2015 - 2:50pm
November 12, 2015
Deer harvest increases in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Preliminary firearms deer harvest numbers for the opening weekend through Monday in Minnesota was 68,401, up 6.3 percent from last...
November 12, 2015 - 7:45pm
November 5, 2015
Minnesota Deer Facts
Deer: The animal Adult female white-tailed deer weigh about 145 lbs., and males weigh about 170 lbs. The biggest white-tailed deer ever recorded in Minnesota was a 500-pound buck. A whitetail’s home range is about a square mile. Deer hunting There are nearly...
November 5, 2015 - 8:10pm