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July 29, 2015
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Deer hunters across much of Northeastern Minnesota again will see bucks-only hunting this fall. Wildlife officials with the Minnesota Department...
July 29, 2015 - 11:24am
June 12, 2015
Small game season updates in Hubbard County
BECIDA -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting about a proposed change in small game hunting season dates from 7 to 8 p.m. June 29 at the Fern Township Hall, located ¾ of a mile west of Becida on County Highway 9 in Hubbard County. The current...
News / local
June 12, 2015 - 8:03pm
February 13, 2015
Outdoors notebook for Feb. 13
DNR offers lake service provider training PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is offering a series of lake service provider trainings to help curb the spread of aquatic invasive species. There are 25 more training sessions statewide, most in the next three...
February 13, 2015 - 8:47am
Wildlife management: Dave Rave is new Bemidji Area DNR Wildlife Supervisor
BEMIDJI -- Dave Rave is the new DNR Bemidji area wildlife supervisor. Rave has worked for over 24 years as a wildlife research biologist in the wetland wildlife populations and research group in Bemidji. An avid outdoorsman, he brings a passion for natural resources. “We’re...
November 13, 2014 - 12:10pm
Hunting: Early statewide deer harvest drops 36 percent
DULUTH — As expected, Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest is down. Way down. After the first three days of the season, the harvest was down 36 percent statewide and 52 percent from 2013 in northeastern Minnesota, said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for the Minnesota...
November 13, 2014 - 12:04pm
November 8, 2014
Dispatch from a deer camp
BEMIDJI -- On Saturday, the first day of deer season, I joined local hunter Matt Lewis's hunting party long before the dawn. For decades, the...
News / region
November 8, 2014 - 10:45pm
VIDEO: Time for deer hunting
Corey Petterson, his two sons, Caleb and Tanner, along his with father, Dwayne, were dressed from head to toe in blaze orange early Saturday...
News / local
November 8, 2014 - 5:01pm
November 5, 2014
'Orange' you glad it's nearly Deer Opener? Bemidji set to host events this week
BEMIDJI -- The 12th Annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener is in range, with a 12-point rack full of activities and events in Bemidji. Minnesota...
November 5, 2014 - 3:43pm
August 6, 2014
Governor to host Bemidji events on opening deer season weekend
BEMIDJI -- More details were released Tuesday on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's trip to Bemidji to celebrate the state's deer opener in November. The 12th Annual Governor's Deer Hunting Opener will start on Nov. 6 in Bemidji, when Dayton will host community activities to bring attention...
outdoors / hunting
August 6, 2014 - 12:19am
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...
opinion / letters
July 26, 2014 - 11:17pm
July 17, 2014
Board nixes special archery deer hunt near airport
BEMIDJI -- A proposed special archery hunt to cull deer from the vicinity of Bemidji Regional Airport was rejected Wednesday by the Airport Authority Board. A similar hunt near the northeast shore of Lake Bemidji is still planned to go forward this fall, city officials...
News / local
July 17, 2014 - 7:56pm