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Census: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
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Jane Freeman, wife of state's first Democratic Gov. Orville Freeman and mother of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, dies at 96
Judge tells Twin Cities cop 'I am a Ramsey County judge,' gets DUI anyway
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Ice-out proceeding in advance of Brule River steelhead opener
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April 25, 2014
What's Up Outdoors: On the snow goose trail
When I woke up at 3 a.m. I was glad to be out of the routine of putting on my ice fishing suit and hitting the lakes. On this day I was woke...
April 25, 2014 - 8:47pm
March 31, 2014
Pelicans on annual spring migration to Minnesota
Flocks of giant white birds are catching the eyes of outdoor enthusiasts across Minnesota, as once-rare American white pelicans migrate north...
March 31, 2014 - 12:58pm
December 27, 2013
We were having dinner at Applebees – my friend Bob Lowe and me. I had just arrived back in town after being at the wedding of my granddaughter in Florida. The time came to leave and the waitress said our dinners had been paid for. The couple (that paid) said they were so happy to...
December 27, 2013 - 5:44pm
December 9, 2013
What can I do for birds this winter?
Q: Not every bird species migrates from Minnesota to warmer climates down south before winter sets in - some stay behind. Is there anything that can be done to help these brave birds survive winter? A: An easy plan for winter bird feeding is to provide three main choices of food...
December 9, 2013 - 1:41pm
October 1, 2013
DNR QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Is it safe to throw rice at weddings?
Q: Someone told me that for the sake of birds, rice shouldn't be thrown outside after a wedding. Is this true? And is there a substitute for rice? A: Instant rice is bad for a bird because it expands in its crop (throat) and can kill it. Some rice might be harmless to birds, but...
October 1, 2013 - 10:24am
September 20, 2013
What's Up Outdoors: Getting an early start
From wet behind the ears to calling the shots, I guess it doesn’t take long for kids that want to learn about hunting to figure it out.
September 20, 2013 - 7:07pm
June 10, 2013
Let wildlife remain wild
This is the time of year when young animals are scampering about lawns, roadsides and just about everywhere else in Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Birds are falling out of their nests and many types of wild baby animals can be mistaken as abandoned...
June 10, 2013 - 1:51pm
May 9, 2013
Keep birds healthy, avoid moldy birdseed
Moldy birdseed and unclean bird feeders can make birds sick, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. In spring and in hot, humid weather it is common for mold to form on wet birdseed. The mold can cause a fatal avian disease called aspergillosis, which affects the birds’...
May 9, 2013 - 2:18pm
October 15, 2012
Mitt vs. Big Bird
Mitt vs. Big Bird “Mitt” Romney has it in for Big Bird, of Public Television Broadcasting fame. He wants to take Big Bird away from the nation’s deserving children: both rich and poor, urban and rural, some handicapped, or in other ways disadvantaged.
October 15, 2012 - 8:14pm
September 30, 2012
Everyday People: For the birds
BROWERVILLE — The sixth-graders from Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools gathered closely around Mike North, their eyes fixed on the tiny, fragile...
September 30, 2012 - 7:01pm
August 31, 2012
Newcastle outbreak closes islands in Minnesota, Pigeon lakes
Islands in Minnesota and Pigeon lakes in southern Minnesota will be posted as closed to trespass until risk of the potential spread of virulent Newcastle disease has diminished, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said today.
August 31, 2012 - 10:41am
May 10, 2012
Big Bird Day at the Arb
Northland Arboretum will host Big Bird Day, a mildly competitive event where each group will try to find as many birds as possible, at 8 a.m., Sunday. The event is sponsored by Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon and will include burgers, brats, vegetarian options and drinks. The event is...
May 10, 2012 - 8:13pm
April 2, 2012
Pelicans return to Minnesota after near extinction
Flocks of giant white birds are catching the eyes of birders and outdoor enthusiasts across Minnesota as once-rare American White Pelicans return to their summer nesting grounds at 16 sites across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The...
April 2, 2012 - 2:05pm