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May 28, 2017
Tourists enjoy a guided public tour of Soudan Underground Mine.
Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Outdoor Notes - May 28
16 hours 27 min ago
May 26, 2017
Rural Pillager farmer Mark C. Maine watches a mature bald eagle leave it’s cage Wednesday near the spot where he discovered it in a trap on May 8. The family members released it from the trap and kept it safe until Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Bob Mlynar could pick up the bird and deliver it to Wild and Free in Garrison. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Wild and free
May 26, 2017 - 8:00am
May 12, 2017
Wayne Ayar fly fishes Thursday for crappies in the shallows of North Long Lake north of Brainerd. The Minnesota walleye and northern pike season begins Saturday. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Fishing Opener: Warming waters, spawning fish ingredients for good fishing Saturday
May 12, 2017 - 7:00am
May 9, 2017
Reader Opinion: User pays
May 9, 2017 - 8:31am
April 21, 2017
Reader Opinion: Treaties dictate rights
April 21, 2017 - 9:00am
March 29, 2017
Crow Wing State Park was conducting a controlled burn Tuesday. Motorists driving south of Brainerd may have seen smoke billowing above the tree line.
Jennifer Stockinger/Brainerd Dispatch
Spring is here and so are burning restrictions
March 29, 2017 - 6:30am
March 21, 2017
An angler holds a good-sized walleye caught on Mille Lacs Lake in July 2013. (News Tribune file photo)
UPDATE: Catch-and-release only, 21-day July closure in store for summer Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing
March 21, 2017 - 9:13pm
March 12, 2017
A rainbow trout slips through the grasp of technician James Stone of Peterson State Fish Hatchery after being freed from the shallows of Square Lake, where 2,000 of the fish were released in May Township on Thursday October 20, 2011. The Minnesota DNR is stocking metro area lakes to allow anglers to be able to catch trout nearby. (Pioneer Press: Richard Marshall)
Be prepared to fish all year long
March 12, 2017 - 7:02am
March 9, 2017
The bald eagles featured on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' EagleCam have their first chick of 2017. The egg hatched today Thursday, March 9, and the second egg has a pip (scientific term for the hole the chick makes with its egg tooth on the end of its beak) that is getting larger. Mn DNR EagleCam.
First eaglet of 2017 arrives on Mn DNR's EagleCam
March 9, 2017 - 2:27pm
March 7, 2017
Crash sends Emily man to hospital
March 7, 2017 - 11:14pm
Mille Lacs Lake advisory committee meets March 10
March 7, 2017 - 10:14pm
Tom Landwehr, commissioner, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Guest Opinion: Minnesota state parks and trails need a boost from users, taxpayers
March 7, 2017 - 11:52am
March 2, 2017
Roxann Eischens and grandson Tyler hold four cubs with the sedated mother black bear on land north of Park Rapids, Minn., in the Two Inlets area. Submitted photo.
Minnesota family reports black bear den, helps DNR with research
March 2, 2017 - 3:35pm
February 27, 2017
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
February 27, 2017 - 10:54pm
February 25, 2017
Area residents and landowners share ideas on what should be addressed within the statewide deer plan at an input meeting Tuesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. 
Michael Johnson/Brainerd Dispatch
Deer Plan: Locals share hopes for state's herd management
February 25, 2017 - 6:23pm