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December 6, 2013
Minn. to release PolyMet mine environmental review
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Regulators are releasing a long-awaited environmental review for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources officials say the draft document, to be released Friday, is 2,200 pages long. The release...
December 6, 2013 - 9:18am
November 26, 2013
Minn. ice remains thin as Thanksgiving approaches
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safety officials are warning parents to keep an eye on their children over the Thanksgiving holiday as they visit family and friends who live near lakes, ponds or streams. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the ice remains thin. Six people...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am
November 8, 2013
Minnesota DNR cracks down on deer baiting
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With citations for deer baiting hitting an all-time high, conservation officers are reminding Minnesota deer hunters to review the rules before heading to the field. Col. Ken Soring, enforcement director for the Department of Natural Resources, says they're...
November 8, 2013 - 9:05am
September 27, 2013
More bad news for Minnesota moose
Forum News Service Minnesota’s dwindling moose herd has a year off from human hunters in 2013, but that doesn’t mean life for the big north woods critters is a walk in the park. Moose are still being hit hard by disease, injury and parasites, and they are still prey for...
September 27, 2013 - 9:10am
September 18, 2013
Minnesota groups seek new ways to combat zebra mussels
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Some municipalities and lake associations that have grown frustrated by Minnesota's lack of progress in combating aquatic invasive species are backing research into finding more permanent ways of stopping the pests. Among them is the Gull Chain of...
September 18, 2013 - 11:51am
September 6, 2013
Grand Portage Band of Chippewa cancels moose hunt
Forum News Service The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has announced it will not hold its planned moose hunt this fall, avoiding an arbitration process with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The band in August had announced it would issue 21 permits...
September 6, 2013 - 9:14am
August 27, 2013
Forest Service lays ground for burn near Ely
ELY, Minn. (AP) — As catastrophic forest fires burn across the western United States, forest managers in northern Minnesota are laying the groundwork for a deliberate fire in hopes of preventing similar blazes. They're concerned about the abundance of balsam fir in the...
August 27, 2013 - 1:38pm
DNR: Oldest known wild black bear dies of old age
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota wildlife officials say the world's oldest known wild black bear has died of old age at 39 1/2. Bear No. 56 was first captured and radio-collared in 1981 when Ronald Reagan was early in his first term. The bear was 7 years old at the time and...
August 27, 2013 - 12:29pm
August 24, 2013
Dry conditions envelop Bemidji, area: lack of rain brings added fire danger
BEMIDJI -- A large portion of Beltrami County has been listed under moderate drought conditions this week as Bemidji and surrounding areas experience little rainfall and high temperatures that bring an increased risk for wildfires. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has...
August 24, 2013 - 1:48am
July 29, 2013
DNR cuts number of wolf licenses
DULUTH -- With Minnesota's estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from recent years, state Department of Natural Resources officials...
July 29, 2013 - 11:09pm
DNR cuts wolf quota by nearly half
DULUTH -- With Minnesota’s estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from last year, Department of Natural Resources officials will...
July 29, 2013 - 11:51am
June 27, 2013
DNR to step up boat patrol for weekend
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will step up patrol for impaired boaters Friday through Sunday, according to a press release from the DNR. “Operation Dry Water,” a national weekend of boating while intoxicated education and enforcement, is directed toward...
June 27, 2013 - 2:50pm
May 20, 2013
Students planting trees
Natalie Huls, left, with the Department of Natural Resources, shows a fifth-grade class from Lincoln Elementary School how to plant a bare root...
May 20, 2013 - 10:57pm
May 16, 2013
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's fight to stop the spread of invasive Asian carp is going high tech. Scientists launched a...
May 16, 2013 - 12:27pm
April 30, 2013
DNR temporarily restricts burn permits
BEMIDJI — Monday afternoon’s grass fire in southeast Bemidji made one thing clear to the city’s fire chief Dave Hoefer. “I think that fire…kind of proved how dry things actually are,” Hoefer said. There, a permit-sanctioned wood pile fire ignited the surrounding grass. In...
April 30, 2013 - 7:10pm