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November 19, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received confirmation from the University of Minnesota diagnostic lab in St. Paul that distemper is responsible for the recent outbreak of sick gray fox and raccoons in the city of Bemidji and outlying areas, officials said Monday. (Minnesota DNR photo)
DNR confirms distemper in gray foxes, raccoons in area
November 19, 2018 - 3:14pm
November 15, 2018
Ice forms along the shoreline of Lake Bemidji near Diamond Point Park at sunrise on Wednesday. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Not so fast with ice: After fatalities last year, officials urge ice safety as lakes start to freeze
November 15, 2018 - 9:17am
November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 2, 2018
DNR warns of distemper in gray foxes in and around Bemidji
November 2, 2018 - 6:01pm
November 1, 2018
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
October 28, 2018
A large white-tailed deer buck eats berries off of a bush in the yard of a Lakeside home in Duluth recently. (Clint Austin | Forum News Service)
Strong season expected in area north and east of Leech Lake
October 28, 2018 - 8:50am
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Park Rapids area has ideal habitat for deer
October 28, 2018 - 8:40am
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Cold October could mean early rut cycle in Bemidji area
October 28, 2018 - 6:55am
October 15, 2018
Minnesota's youth deer season gets underway Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 21 in parts of northwest Minnesota, southeast Minnesota and Twin Cities metro permit area 601. The season is open to 10- to 15-year-old hunters, who must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult 18 years old or older. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 10, 2018
Kristi Coughlon, organizer of Saturday's Women's Mentored Hunt, is shown here with her hunting dogs, Beckett, left, a wire-haired pointing griffon, and Maddie, a yellow lab. Special to Forum News Service
Shooting through stereotypes: Women's Mentored Hunt part of governor's pheasant opener
October 10, 2018 - 7:46am
September 28, 2018
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Moose on the loose in west-central Minnesota
September 28, 2018 - 7:28pm
September 20, 2018
Take a Kid Hunting Weekend is Sept. 22-23
September 20, 2018 - 6:36pm
September 19, 2018
An aerial file photo taken in June of the monstrous bog that broke from the shoreline in October 2017 and landed on the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center’s swimming beach. Forum  News Service file photo
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
September 16, 2018
Leaves are beginning to change color in the canopy of trees leading into Lake Bemidji State Park. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Color is coming: Explore Minnesota wants you to get outside and see peak fall colors
September 16, 2018 - 7:50am