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August 13, 2017
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
DULUTH — The number of Minnesota small-game hunters dropped last fall compared to 2015, continuing a steady trend, the Minnesota Department...
August 13, 2017 - 6:00am
August 1, 2017
Northern Minnesota wild rice crop looks good this season
DULUTH, Minn.—Northern Minnesota's crop of wild rice appears to be in good shape as the annual harvest season approaches. That was the report Tuesday from Ducks Unlimited, the wetland conservation group that monitors and manages wild-rice stands for waterfowl habitat. Wild...
August 1, 2017 - 6:05pm
July 25, 2017
Marine on St. Croix willow is 26 feet around and the biggest in Minnesota
MARINE ON ST. CROIX, Minn. — A black willow tree in Marine on St. Croix is the largest of its kind in Minnesota — and is on track to be crowned...
July 25, 2017 - 12:50pm
July 16, 2017
Minnesota grouse drumming counts up 57 percent
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota grouse hunters received great news this past week — ruffed grouse drumming counts were up 57 percent statewide...
July 16, 2017 - 7:08am
July 10, 2017
Unexpected visitor: Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Minn. family's front steps
RED WING, Minn. — Walking down your front steps is an uneventful activity, but when a rattlesnake impedes the path, that quickly changes....
July 10, 2017 - 8:51am
July 6, 2017
DNR to modernize electronic license system
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be enhancing its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses starting in...
July 6, 2017 - 4:42pm
July 1, 2017
Odd-named creatures thrive in amazing Minnesota landscape
SWEDES FOREST, Minn. — Everyone came looking to meet up with some odd-named characters, and found them. It's the five-lined skink, aka...
July 1, 2017 - 10:19am
June 26, 2017
Chisholm man pleads guilty in trapping case
DULUTH, Minn. — One of two Chisholm men admitted Monday, June 26, to his role in what authorities said was one of the state's largest trapping...
June 26, 2017 - 9:00pm
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
DULUTH. Minn. — Wolves, parasites, infections and other health problems continue to be the largest killers of moose in northeastern Minnesota,...
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 9, 2017
Environmental group challenges DNR stream action
DULUTH — An effort by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to relax standards for drainage ditches that aren't public waterways has also led to miles of rivers and creeks losing their status as public waters. That was the claim made Friday by the Minnesota Center for...
June 9, 2017 - 6:17pm
May 21, 2017
Study to reveal where St. Louis River muskies roam, feed
As muskies go, he was a beautiful specimen. A big male, 46 inches long. His day was about to change. Already he was lying belly-up in a wooden...
May 21, 2017 - 7:22am
May 10, 2017
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Alexandria conservation officer Mitch Lawler will drop his boat into the water for the Minnesota fishing opener Saturday...
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 8, 2017
Northeast Minnesota man charged as birch tree bandit
AUOROA, Minn. — A 40-year-old Aurora man has been charged with stealing more than $3,400 worth of birch trees off state and county land...
May 8, 2017 - 8:13pm
May 4, 2017
Fish, hunt, save lives: MN first to offer organ donor option on fishing license
MOORHEAD — Minnesota's fishing season is about to start, and those renewing their license online will have a chance to save lives through...
May 4, 2017 - 8:31pm
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH, MINN.—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout...
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm