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November 19, 2017
Retired DNR conservation officer makes case for copper bullets during deer hunting trip with his daughter
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—There are few things as rewarding in hunting as getting to spend time in a deer stand with a son or a daughter. Talking...
November 19, 2017 - 5:01am
November 18, 2017
Hunting with history: For this Wisconsiny deer camp, the deer opener comes with 102 years worth of stories
SOUTH OF PATTISON STATE PARK, Wis. — Gaylord "Googs" Palm peered out from among a tangle of fallen cedars, gazing over the same country...
November 18, 2017 - 5:37pm
November 17, 2017
11-year-old Minnesota boy bags rare spotted deer
PINE RIVER, Minn. -- Effective hunters don't get trophy deer by accident. They plan and train, and that's exactly how 11-year-old Tyler Day of...
November 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
November 8, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Of deer, ice and gadgets
The first weekend of the rifle deer season is behind us, with a good opening weekend for many hunters in the Bemidji area. Snow on the ground...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30am
November 3, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The spectacle of nature during deer season
With wildlife viewing, being in the right place at the right time (along with a lot of luck!), is often what spells the difference between observing...
November 3, 2017 - 12:29pm
September 28, 2017
OUTDOORS: Permits available for LBSP youth deer hunt Oct. 20-22
BEMIDJI -- Permits are still available for the October 20-22 youth hunt at Lake Bemidji State Park. This firearms hunt is open to youth ages...
September 28, 2017 - 5:13pm
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
June 16, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
While recently enjoying an evening of fishing from my small boat on beautiful La Salle Lake of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area, I was...
June 16, 2017 - 6:15am
April 14, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
I’ve been spending some time in the “turkey woods” recently. Scouting for good hunting spots, observing and listening to the Northland’s...
April 14, 2017 - 12:42pm
February 12, 2017
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
I often wonder what my children will remember about deer hunting as they grow older with families of their own. Will they recall with fondness...
February 12, 2017 - 7:12am
January 26, 2017
DNR to host Bemidji meeting on deer management
BEMIDJI -- People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota’s first-ever deer management plan at a public meeting the Department of Natural Resources will host in Bemidji on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Hampton Inn, 1019 Paul Bunyan...
January 26, 2017 - 9:08pm
December 2, 2016
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Deer hunters in northwest Minnesota killed more deer than last year during the recent firearms deer season, despite summerlike weather early...
December 2, 2016 - 1:19pm
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
ERSKINE -- The staff of Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges will host the second annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 at Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, 17788 349th St. SE in Erskine. The group will meet at visitor center at 8 a.m. People new to...
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
December 1, 2016
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding northwest Minnesota fur trappers to register their pelts in December and January at one of several furbearer registration stations. At the following locations, furbearers (all species) may be registered from noon...
December 1, 2016 - 6:06pm
November 29, 2016
DNR selects members for statewide deer advisory committee
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has selected a 20-member advisory committee to provide the agency with feedback and...
November 29, 2016 - 11:59am