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October 1, 2017
This female black bear is one of three radio-collared by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that has been killed in this fall's bear hunt. Shooting a collared bear is legal, but DNR wildlife officials say the bears are valuable for research. Minnesota DNR photo.
Minnesota bear harvest will be higher than anticipated
October 1, 2017 - 7:14am
September 15, 2017
DNR seeks oversight committee members
September 15, 2017 - 3:58pm
The west side of Rabideau Lake, looking toward the east. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
September 15, 2017 - 1:31pm
June 29, 2017
Gary Gilbert, 55, of Becker, Minn., hoists a 59 1/2-inch muskie he found floating dead on Lake Mille Lacs June 17, 2017. Had the fish been caught alive, it likely would have set the state record for catch-and-release muskies, which are measured by length. The current record is 56 7/8 inches, set in 2016 on Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County. (Courtesy of Gary Gilbert)
Monster muskie found floating would have broken MN state record had it been caught alive
June 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
June 16, 2017
A white-tailed doe keeps watch while its fawn snacks on grass Thursday in the Centennial State Forest, located near Longville. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
June 16, 2017 - 4:38pm
April 14, 2017
Firefighters work to extinguish flames of a brush fire between Adams Ave. NW and U.S. Highway 2 on Friday afternoon in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Grass fire west of town contained
April 14, 2017 - 4:22pm
April 8, 2017
Jeremy Skoglund fishes panfish off the Bar Harbor docks in Lake Shore on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
April 5, 2017
DNR releases spring burning restrictions
April 5, 2017 - 6:52pm
December 29, 2016
Terry Williams, a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, explains the proposed impacts of the Red River diversion project to Richland and Wilkin county leaders and about 100 rural residents who gathered on Monday, March 19, 2012 for a community meeting in Wahpeton, N.D. Forum News Service file photo
DNR seeks to join lawsuit against F-M diversion
December 29, 2016 - 4:17pm
November 10, 2016
Tayshaun Kingbird starts to pour 500 rainbow trout eggs into an aquarium Thursday in Alison Tisdell’s fifth-grade classroom at Northern Elementary. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer) play button
'They look like marbles!' Students at Northern Elementary raise trout eggs (VIDEO, PHOTO GALLERY)
November 10, 2016 - 6:20pm
September 30, 2016
U.S. Forest Service engineers Jon Hodgson and Dan Dennis look out at the Knutson Dam on Thursday after the ribbon cutting ceremony for the dam at the Knutson Dam Campground in Pennington. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
September 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
May 3, 2016
Fire crews work to put out a fire on Henrietta Avenue in Park Rapids. (Nicole Vik | Forum News Service)
UPDATED: Wildfires flare with dry, windy conditions: Crowning fire stopped near Wal-Mart in Park Rapids
May 3, 2016 - 8:28pm
November 12, 2015
Gavin Johnson starts to pour 500 brown trout eggs into an aquarium in Jeff Wade’s fifth-grade classroom at Northern Elementary. This is the ninth year that Wade and his students have teamed with Trout Unlimited and the Minnesota DNR to raise trout. The fish will eventually be stocked into a local stream. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer) play button
VIDEO: ‘Trout Technicians’ DNR, Trout Unlimited again bring trout eggs to be raised in the classroom
November 12, 2015 - 7:18pm
November 5, 2015
Minnesota Deer Facts
November 5, 2015 - 8:10pm
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm