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April 24, 2018
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
8 hours 11 min ago
April 22, 2018
Bucks such as this wide-racked whitetail will be the topic of a deer management meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at Bemidji City Hall. Pioneer file photo.
Taking aim at deer management: DNR to hold meeting Tuesday in Bemidji
April 22, 2018 - 7:29am
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Dan Wilfond, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at French River, holds a 63.7-inch, 70-pound female lake sturgeon during DNR sampling on the St. Louis River in April last year. The fish was fitted with an acoustic transmitter, and its movements are being monitored as part of an ongoing study by several agencies. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
April 22, 2018 - 6:05am
April 18, 2018
Stuart Bensen of Erskine, Minn., retired conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
April 16, 2018
Randy Coffield's cow licks her calf March 14, 2018, at the rancher's home near Lake Bronson, Minn. The Kittson County Sheriff's Office confirmed 21 cattle deaths by wolves last year. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
April 16, 2018 - 7:55am
April 15, 2018
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
April 13, 2018
The ice left area lakes just in the nick of time for the 2013 fishing opener, but cold temps and a northwest gale made for rough fishing.  Jason Amiot, left, of Big Lake and his father Ed Amiot of Walker bring their boat back to shore on Norway Lake on the opening morning. West Central Tribune file photo
Ice out taking its sweet time
April 13, 2018 - 4:59pm
April 9, 2018
Some Canada geese enjoy a swim on Monday in the open water near the river between lakes Bemidji and Irving. The winter weather has caused local lake ice to hang around longer than normal. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Lake ice lingers: Winter-like weather causes ice to hang on longer than normal this spring
April 9, 2018 - 5:28pm
April 5, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Senior Climatologist Kenneth Blumenfeld talks about climate change, history and projections with his “Climate Chaos in Minnesota” presentation at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, April 4. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)play button
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
April 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
March 25, 2018
A herd of northwest Minnesota elk is counted in this undated photo from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Results from the DNR's annual winter aerial survey shows a continued decline in elk numbers near Grygla, Minn., and an increase near Lancaster, Minn., in Kittson County. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Elk survey a mixed bag for northwest Minnesota herds
March 25, 2018 - 4:33pm
March 19, 2018
Scott Jensen of St. Anthony, Minn., shows off a 28.5-inch walleye he caught in June 2017 on Mille Lacs Lake.  Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
March 19, 2018 - 9:42pm
March 1, 2018
Tom Landwehr, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 5:56pm
Ice house removal dates are determined by an east-west line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Highway 34 to Minnesota Highway 200, east along Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 2, and east along Highway 2 to the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The removal deadline south of that line is the end of the day Monday, March 5. The deadline north of that line is the end of the day Monday, March 19. (Pioneer file photo)
Deadline nears to remove fish houses
March 1, 2018 - 2:23pm