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A fisheries sample envelope and a small sharp knife are the only tools needed to help biologists studying muskies on Lake Vermilion. Minnesota DNR photo
Minnesota DNR needs help collecting muskie scales on Lake Vermilion
50 min 20 sec ago
June 21, 2019
This bighead carp was captured by the Minnesota DNR on Thursday, June 20, near the Xcel Energy King Power Plant on the St. Croix River in Oak Park Heights. Minnesota DNR photo
More invasive carp confirmed in Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers
June 21, 2019 - 11:14am
Innovative angler Dave Genz says that ice-fishing tactics are just as effective in open water as they are during winter, though you might need to modify your boat a bit for the best results. Steve Hoffman photo
The ‘Holy Boat’ — Ice fishing for summer panfish
June 21, 2019 - 7:45am
June 20, 2019
Ethan Rasset broke his own state record for golden redhorse when he landed this 4-pound, 13-ounce fish from the Otter Tail River in March. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
Two new state record fish certified in Minnesota
June 20, 2019 - 4:04pm
June 19, 2019
Drew Hildenbrand jokes around with kids Jack and Kate Hildenbrand while hanging out by the yurt  they were camping in Tuesday, June 18, at the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area by Yawkey Mine Lake. The park has three yurts, circular insulated canvas tents with wood floors, wood stoves and a skylight, that are available year round by reservation through the Minnesota DNR. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Yurt Camping
June 19, 2019 - 3:00pm
June 17, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Minnesota lawmakers approved additional funding to combat the disease, which is always fatal to deer, elk and moose.  (File photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
June 10, 2019
A bald eagle, like this one, with a staff member from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center, will be featured at the Aitkin County Rivers and Lakes Fair June 15. Submitted photo
Raptors of Minnesota and colorful dragonflies to be featured atthe Aitkin County Rivers and Lakes Fair
June 10, 2019 - 8:00am
June 5, 2019
Cougar spotted prowling in Dodge Center
June 5, 2019 - 5:16pm
May 19, 2019
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Brad Dokken column: DNR increases elk permits in effort to reduce growing Kittson County herd
May 19, 2019 - 7:10am
May 16, 2019
Brainerd firefighters grab their gear Wednesday, May 15, after they finished their work on extinguishing a grass fire off Two Mile Road in Oak Lawn Township. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Fewer fires, but fire danger remains high in lakes area
May 16, 2019 - 5:00am
May 10, 2019
Assistant Area Fisheries Supervisor Brandon Eder shows Albert Lea fifth graders a variety of fish that swim in area lakes. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Kids take center stage leading up to Governor’s Fishing Opener
May 10, 2019 - 5:13pm
May 9, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Eugene Wymn
Report: DNR officer wasn't wearing life jacket
May 9, 2019 - 1:42pm
May 7, 2019
2 sent to hospital after crash
May 7, 2019 - 8:46pm
May 3, 2019
Four piles of gutted fish resting on the shores of Wigwam Bay, Mille Lacs Lake.  Garrison resident Gary Rambousek, who discovered them Wednesday afternoon, estimated as many as 300 to 500 fish were discarded there. Photo courtesy of Gary Rambousek
Piles of gutted fish along shores of Mille Lacs raise concerns: Investigation determines fishing, disposal both legal within treaty rights
May 3, 2019 - 5:00am
April 26, 2019
Hundreds of conservation officers gathered to honor fallen DNR officer Eugene Wynn, who died in the line of duty on April 19. Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Hundreds of officers attend funeral for fallen DNR officer
April 26, 2019 - 10:01pm