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January 12, 2019
Inside the Outdoors: New DNR Commissioner faces tough assignment
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz is now the top state office-holder, and has named most of the lieutenants who will serve under him in leading...
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
January 7, 2019
Apply through Jan. 25 for spring wild turkey A and B permits
Spring turkey hunters hoping to bag a tom during the first two weeks of the season have through Friday, Jan. 25, to apply for a lottery permit,...
January 7, 2019 - 6:00am
December 10, 2018
Authorities pulls 2 bodies from Fish Trap Lake: 1 man found on ice, other found underwater inside ATV
CUSHING—Authorities found the bodies of two Cushing men after receiving a report Sunday, Dec. 9, of overdue fishermen on Fish Trap Lake....
December 10, 2018 - 6:05pm
December 2, 2018
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
ISLAND LAKE, Minn. — Leah Kampa approached the trap, set for fisher or marten, that was sitting on top of a horizontal fallen tree about 18...
December 2, 2018 - 6:00am
The Regional Report: Plan to vacate Motley school moves forward; Staples board member walks out of meeting
AITKIN The life of a 15-year-old was saved by the heroics of an Aitkin High School senior, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Emma Sherman...
December 2, 2018 - 5:00am
November 30, 2018
Minn. snowmobile trails officially open Saturday, but not enough cold, snow yet for safe riding
DULUTH — Minnesota's snowmobile trails officially open Saturday, Dec. 1, but as has been common in recent years, state officials and snowmobile...
November 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
Early cold temperatures and several inches of snow in parts of the state have many snowmobile enthusiasts excited to take their first ride of...
November 30, 2018 - 8:00am
November 28, 2018
Authorities report recent collisions with bears in Bemidji area
BEMIDJI -- Although most drivers are careful to watch for deer on rural roads, several have encountered another large beast to avoid. On Sunday,...
November 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
The call came over their patrol truck radio just before 4 p.m. There was a deer in a house. In a basement, to be exact, and the owners were...
November 28, 2018 - 2:31pm
November 27, 2018
Truck breaks through ice on Upper South Long
A short drive out from the public access on a newly frozen Upper South Long Lake resulted in a sunken pickup truck and a careless driving ticket....
November 27, 2018 - 3:00am
November 21, 2018
DNR commissioner delivers update to Crow Wing County Board
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr traded the city streets of St. Paul for the roads of Crow Wing County to...
November 21, 2018 - 9:00am
November 20, 2018
Deputies free dog from trap: Dog was walking in and out of Highway 371 traffic
PINE RIVER—Vehicles were backed up Friday, Nov. 16, along Highway 371, just south of Pine River after motorists stopped for a dog with...
November 20, 2018 - 3:00am
November 10, 2018
Deer farm infected with CWD in 2016 identifies additional cases
St. Paul—Chronic wasting disease was detected in four harvested samples from farmed deer at a quarantined farm in Crow Wing County. The...
November 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
State DNR encourages Minnesotans to visit state parks on V-Day
It's no secret that nature helps soothe a troubled mind. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources advises spending an afternoon at a state park with a veteran this Veterans Day where the "awe" factor increases as the stress level decreases. "A state park visit can provide a healthy...
November 10, 2018 - 12:30pm
November 1, 2018
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources issued permits for PolyMet’s contentious copper-nickel mine in the Hoyt Lakes area,...
November 1, 2018 - 6:19pm