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August 12, 2015
DNR says Minnesota wolf population stable: Wolf packs ranging farther to find their food
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's wolf population remains generally stable, although wolves are having to roam farther to find their favorite food,...
August 12, 2015 - 6:58pm
August 4, 2015
DNR to discuss walleye regulation on Kabekona
PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 in the community meeting room at Northwoods Bank, 1200 First Street E in Park Rapids. The open house will provide information and ask for public comments on the existing...
August 4, 2015 - 8:07pm
August 3, 2015
DNR shuts down Lake Mille Lacs walleye season
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will close today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In an announcement on its website Sunday, the DNR said it is closing the season because the Lake Mille Lacs walleye harvest has exceeded the state's yearly...
August 3, 2015 - 11:28am
June 24, 2015
Minnesota DNR announces effort to curb BWIs
ST. PAUL — In an effort to curb alcohol-related boating accidents and deaths, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other public safety agencies in the state will ramp up patrols for intoxicated boaters Friday through Sunday. The amplified enforcement efforts are...
June 24, 2015 - 3:51pm
June 4, 2015
Authorities: Bald eagle found dead in Wisconsin was killed by bullet
FOREST, Wis. -- A bald eagle found dead earlier this spring in St. Croix County near Forest was killed by a bullet, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The confirmation was made by the Madison-based Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, the DNR said...
June 4, 2015 - 2:09pm
April 30, 2015
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a brief respite from dry weather that saw withering bursts of wildfires across the state earlier in April, Beltrami County...
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
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 23, 2015
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week
BEMIDJI -- The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will restrict debris burning in many northwestern, southern and central Minnesota counties this week, beginning Wednesday. Other parts of the state will begin in April. Burning restrictions mean the state will not allow the...
March 23, 2015 - 5:44pm
July 26, 2014
Proliferation of wolves threatens deer population
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the survey they took during the winter of 2012-13 found that we have 2,211 wolves and 438 wolf packs and hundreds of lone wolves. Then the DNR says there were 2,600 pups born this last spring. We were supposed to have about 1,600...
July 26, 2014 - 11:17pm
June 1, 2014
Smokey the Bear: An icon turns 70
BEMIDJI-- The beloved fire prevention icon Smokey the Bear turned 70 on Saturday. Community members of all ages attended a birthday party...
June 1, 2014 - 2:30am
April 2, 2014
DNR head Landwehr: Minnesota's blue waters bring in the green
WALKER -- DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr thinks saving northern Minnesota lakes and trees reaps more than just moral benefits for the state. Landwehr...
April 2, 2014 - 7:09pm
March 28, 2014
Regas relocates within the Blackduck district
A new face will be patrolling in the Blackduck one station for the Department of Natural Resources. Conservation officer Demo Regas, who most recently worked the Blackduck two station, was appointed on Feb. 12 to fill the vacancy in Blackduck one. “I want to introduce myself to...
March 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 15, 2014
DNR targets groundwater threats
Dan Gunderson MPR News 91,3 FM Park Rapids —A growing awareness about Minnesota’s groundwater challenges is about to hit the residents of Park Rapids in the wallet. Fees for city water are going up roughly 25 percent to help pay for a $2.5 million treatment plant. The new plant...
February 15, 2014 - 11:29pm
January 28, 2014
DNR conducts sting on Lake of the Woods
ST. PAUL — Charges are pending against an unknown number of people for illegally taking, transporting and/or possessing too many walleyes on Lake of the Woods, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In a statement issued by Chris Niskanen, DNR communications director...
January 28, 2014 - 11:38pm
December 9, 2013
DNR examines impact of Lake Bemidji angling
BEMIDJI — For the first time in more than a decade, the local Department of Natural Resources office is trying to figure out just how much pressure hundreds of anglers are putting on the Lake Bemidji’s fish population. Next week, the office will begin the winter phase of their...
December 9, 2013 - 10:22pm