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July 27, 2013
DNR objects to band’s plan to hunt moose this fall
Sam Cook Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will offer an off-reservation moose hunt to its members this fall, taking up to 25 bull moose, band leaders say. But the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has formally objected...
July 27, 2013 - 10:17pm
July 18, 2013
Bemidji area, Minnesota ruffed grouse drumming counts decline
ST. PAUL — Ruffed grouse drumming counts were down across most of the bird’s range, according to the annual survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “This decrease was not unexpected because the ruffed grouse population is still in the declining...
July 18, 2013 - 9:25am
July 9, 2013
Minnesota’s wolf population down from 2008
Forum News Service DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota’s northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down some...
July 9, 2013 - 1:51pm
July 4, 2013
Retriever club hosts annual field trial near Bemidji
BEMIDJI — The Mississippi Headwaters Retriever Club is sponsoring its eighth annual AKC sanction field trials Friday July 12 through Sunday July 14 at the Anderson Gravel Pit south of Solway. The public is invited to watch the trials and there will be no admission fee. The gravel...
July 4, 2013 - 4:34pm
May 28, 2013
Groups opposed to Minnesota wolf hunt lose in court
Bemidji — Two groups challenging Minnesota rules for a wolf hunting and trapping season were dealt another blow Tuesday when the Minnesota Court of Appeals dismissed a petition aimed at undoing the rules establishing a wolf hunt. The appeals judges decided Howling for Wolves...
May 28, 2013 - 11:32pm
April 18, 2013
Minnesota Deer Hunters Association sponsors Bemidji area firearms safety class
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is teaming with Minnesota DNR officials to host a youth firearms safety class at New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River. The five-session class will be held on Tuesday’s beginning April 23 and continuing...
April 18, 2013 - 4:00pm
April 4, 2013
Appeals court hears arguments in Minnesota wolf hunt suit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for opponents of Minnesota's wolf hunt argue the state didn't adequately consider public concerns before the first managed hunt was established. The state Court of Appeals is hearing arguments from two wolf advocacy groups that say the Department of...
April 4, 2013 - 8:45am
March 14, 2013
Wolf Hunt: Advocates want moratorium on season
ST. PAUL – Advocates could not prevent Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season, but they now are asking state lawmakers to put a stop to the...
March 14, 2013 - 11:55pm
February 6, 2013
Moose hunting season put on indefinite hold by MN wildlife officials
DULUTH - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that the population of moose in Northeastern Minnesota dropped 35 percent...
February 6, 2013 - 11:14am
January 28, 2013
Minn. moose hunting questioned as numbers fall
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota's moose population declines, more people are asking why the state still allows hunting of the iconic animals. Despite ongoing research, nobody yet understands for sure why moose are disappearing from Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources biologists...
January 28, 2013 - 9:32am
November 26, 2012
17 wolves taken so far in late Minn. wolf season
DULUTH — Minnesota hunters killed at least 17 wolves during the opening weekend of the late wolf season, where trappers had their first chance at the animals. According to the Department of Natural Resources, seven wolves were taken in the Northeast Zone as of Sunday evening and...
November 26, 2012 - 10:59am
November 5, 2012
Stanek drops 11-point buck on opening day
Patty Stanek had a very successful deer opener Saturday. She shot an 11-point buck in the Bemidji area. Here is her story in her own words: ...
November 5, 2012 - 10:57am
November 4, 2012
Daughter says father, killed during deer opener, 'one of the nicest guys ever'
BEMIDJI – For the first time in three years, Don Bixby packed up his hunting gear and took a lunch for the start of Minnesota’s firearm deer...
November 4, 2012 - 10:41am
November 3, 2012
Shows off her first buck
Sarah Porter, 10, of Grand Rapids shows off her first buck, shot on Minnesota’s opener of the firearms season Saturday, while hunting with...
November 3, 2012 - 10:51pm
Minnesota deer season opens Saturday
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — This is the weekend that hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans wait for all year long -- the opening of the firearms deer season. Minnesota has nearly 500,000 deer hunters and a large portion of them will be spending Saturday and Sunday in tree stands, hoping...
November 3, 2012 - 2:11pm