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February 16, 2018
Not all lakes and rivers with thin ice have these warning signs. Experts say people who go onto ice should check its depth regularly to make sure it is safe. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am
January 13, 2018
Take a Kid Ice Fishing runs through Monday. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Outdoor Notes for Jan. 13
January 13, 2018 - 10:30am
January 10, 2018
Area representatives call for public to weigh in on mining proposal
January 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 3, 2018
CO Randy Posner (Brainerd West) reports that he worked on fishing enforcement. The ice anglers were out trying their luck. Ice conditions vary from open water areas to 14 inches of ice. Violations CO Posner observed were unattended lines and extra hooks. The ice conditions have improved, however slush and large pressure ridges have developed on Gull Lake and other area lakes. DNR file photo.
Regional C.O. Reports - Week of Jan. 2
January 3, 2018 - 9:00am
December 31, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 31
December 31, 2017 - 6:30am
December 27, 2017
First day hikes will take place at 14 Minnesota state parks on Monday, Jan. 1, as part of a nationwide effort, led by America's state parks, to promote starting the new year with fresh air and physical activity. More than 400 hikes are scheduled in all 50 states.
First Day Hike: Start your new year with fresh air and physical activity
December 27, 2017 - 11:00am
December 24, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 24
December 24, 2017 - 9:00am
December 16, 2017
Our Opinion: Stay safe on the ice
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
December 10, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Dec. 10
December 10, 2017 - 4:30am
December 5, 2017
MnDNR photo
New northern pike fishing regs coming spring 2018
December 5, 2017 - 3:00am
November 20, 2017
Information about each parcel and the parcel’s auction location are listed under Parcels for Sale on the DNR’s land sale webpage. Please carefully review the parcel information and Instructions for Oral Bid Auction and Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Minnesota DNR’s December land sale parcels announced
November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 12, 2017
Outdoor Notes for Nov. 12
November 12, 2017 - 8:30am
November 3, 2017
In this 2013 file photo, an angler holds a good-sized walleye caught on Mille Lacs Lake. The Minnesota DNR proposal would allow anglers on the central Minnesota lake to keep one walleye while ice fishing. FNS file photo
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed 1 walleye
November 3, 2017 - 3:20pm
October 20, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Crosby Fire Department respond to a grass fire Thursday on Wood Land Road in Ironton. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd in fire danger, but rain on its way
October 20, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 19, 2017
Cass SWCD can help with buffers
October 19, 2017 - 9:38pm