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May 3, 2016
UPDATED: Wildfires flare with dry, windy conditions: Crowning fire stopped near Wal-Mart in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday before flames approached a Wal-Mart...
May 3, 2016 - 8:28pm
November 12, 2015
VIDEO: ‘Trout Technicians’ DNR, Trout Unlimited again bring trout eggs to be raised in the classroom
BEMIDJI -- Tony Standera stood at the front of Jeff Wade’s fifth-grade classroom Thursday at Northern Elementary, pondering the best way to...
November 12, 2015 - 7:18pm
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
October 15, 2015
DNR asks for caution when burning vegetation this fall
ST. PAUL -- With conditions ripe for wildfires across much of Minnesota, the state Department of Natural Resources urged caution when burning vegetation this fall. The DNR rates the fire danger across southern and central Minnesota as high or very high, and burning permits are...
October 15, 2015 - 1:04pm
April 28, 2015
Dayton orders Minnesota DNR to stop radio-collaring moose
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to stop radio-collaring moose “immediately, and indefinitely.” DNR...
April 28, 2015 - 12:38pm
March 25, 2015
DNR investigating death of two elk near Grygla
BEMIDJI -- The Department of Natural Resources is investigating the deaths of two bull elk that were illegally shot and killed near Grygla, Minn. Part of Minnesota's smallest elk herd, the elk were killed in an area that has been closed to hunting since 2012. A recent aerial survey...
March 25, 2015 - 2:27pm
May 19, 2014
Despite recent rains, burning restrictions still in effect for area
BEMIDJI -- Burning restrictions remain in place for Beltrami, Becker, Hubbard, and Wadena counties, a press release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday. "Restrictions will remain until sufficient green up occurs," the release said. Burning restrictions...
May 19, 2014 - 6:32pm
Letter: DNR official’s statement was misleading
Reading the Feb. 6 article headlined “No silver bullet to solve poisoning threat to wildlife,” I was taken aback by the suggestion, from a Department of Natural Resources official, that venison harvested with traditional ammunition is “poisoned,” a word that stretches the...
February 19, 2014 - 11:02pm
Ice still too thin, DNR says
Department of Natural Resources officials want Minnesotans to understand that it still is too early to walk on the ice. “The bottom line is it's crucial that people do not let their guard down,” the DNR’s Kara Owens said, “because ice is never 100 percent safe. A...
November 19, 2013 - 8:20am
September 26, 2013
DNR to auction seized guns and other gear
ZIMMERMAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will auction off more than 200 guns along with other seized hunting and fishing equipment Saturday. The auction is at the Hiller Auction Barn in Zimmerman. The items will be available for inspection...
September 26, 2013 - 9:10am
August 12, 2013
Some Minnesota trees are suffering from drought
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some trees in northern Minnesota are suffering from drought, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. Eight of the last 11 summer and fall seasons have been very dry in northern Minnesota and pines and other conifers in that area are...
August 12, 2013 - 10:49am
August 9, 2013
Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's waterfowl season will open Sept. 21. The opener is one day earlier than 2012 and the earliest since 1945. The season continues for 60 days under a north, central and southern zone structure with different season dates for each zone. Paul...
August 9, 2013 - 9:16am
July 29, 2013
Minnesota bear researcher wins temporary reprieve
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota bear researcher Lynn Rogers has won a temporary reprieve in his fight with the state over its decision not...
July 29, 2013 - 9:14am
July 22, 2013
2 Minnesota agencies begin crafting sand mining rules
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota government agencies are in the early stages of developing new environmental rules governing the silica sand mining vital to hydraulic fracturing. The Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency put out requests...
July 22, 2013 - 9:36am
July 8, 2013
DNR: Bark beetle is destroying Minnesota trees
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Researchers say the bark beetle is destroying thousands of acres of northern Minnesota forest. Minnesota Public Radio reports the Department of Natural Resources first noticed the eastern larch beetle killing tamarack trees in 2000. Since then the...
July 8, 2013 - 1:22pm