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September 21, 2018
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DNR expect good waterfowl opener
September 21, 2018 - 8:00am
September 19, 2018
Courtney Blinn, right, shows off a hiking shoe damaged by a bear in Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Blinn and Damon Pautzke, left, had to run from the bear. Forum News Serviceplay button
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
September 15, 2018
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Angler surveys show walleye overage can be paid back on Lake Mille Lacs
September 15, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 11, 2018
The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 34-year-old Onamia man, who died of an apparent gunshot wound to the torso.
Onamia man shot to death: Investigators seek public's help in locating suspect's vehicle
September 11, 2018 - 7:07pm
September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim (left) and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 

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Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 9:00am
September 2, 2018
Conservation officer Scott Staples and his dog Schody at Jay Cooke State Park on Aug. 23, 2018. Tyler Schank / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR K-9 never stops working
September 2, 2018 - 6:22am
Minnesota conservation officer Mike Fairbanks works with his K-9 partner Si while visiting with someone at the White Oak Lake boat landing near Deer River recently. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
From missing kids to extra fish, Si is on the job
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am
August 28, 2018
Kyle Quittschreiber of Frazee was known for hard work ethic and love of the outdoors. He was doing home improvement work on his tractor Friday when it rolled, fatally pinning him underneath. Special to Forum News Service
'He had the biggest heart': DNR officer remembered for his kindness, love of family and the outdoors
August 28, 2018 - 3:33pm
August 25, 2018
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Our Lakes: High lake levels, wake concerns addressed
August 25, 2018 - 4:00am
August 24, 2018
Tim Collette, a conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, launched his patrol boat from Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12, to arrest a pair of naked troublemakers operating vintage stand-up personal watercraft. Brainerd Dispatch illustrationplay button
Cheeky duo causes waves in boater confrontation
August 24, 2018 - 7:27pm
Firefighters gain control of fire in Beltrami Island State Forest in northern Minnesota
August 24, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 23, 2018
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
August 22, 2018
Donn Schrader, left, a fisheries specialist from the DNR, and Joe Braden from Ken's Bait pour fish into the pond at the DNR fish pond on the Minnesota state fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Fair-goers are hooked on the fish pond
August 22, 2018 - 9:31pm
August 19, 2018
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
August 19, 2018 - 6:30am
August 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Too many bears
August 14, 2018 - 2:30am