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December 4, 2018
DNR sets two deer hunts in southeast Minnesota to contain chronic wasting disease
The Department of Natural Resources is ramping up efforts to kill deer in southeast Minnesota after chronic wasting disease was found in deer...
December 4, 2018 - 4:57pm
October 18, 2018
Cass County Board: State grants sought for road improvements
BACKUS—County Engineer Darrick Anderson obtained Cass County Board approval Tuesday, Oct. 16, to seek Minnesota DNR grants to cooperatively...
October 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 13, 2018
DNR: Hunters must keep firearms safety in mind while in the field
With the pheasant season opening Saturday and the firearms deer season on the horizon, Enforcement Division officials from the Minnesota Department...
October 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Outdoor Notes for Oct. 13
Tuma triumphs on Washburn Keith Tuma landed in the top spot in the sixth and final tournament of the 2018 Baxter Bass Snatchers held Oct. 6 on Washburn Lake. Tuma took first with a total catch of 16 pounds. Coming in second was Dennis Lothspeich with a total catch of 14 pounds, 8...
October 13, 2018 - 10:30am
September 23, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Sept. 23
Tuma triumphs in Bass Snatchers' 5th tournament Keith Tuma, with an overall catch of 19 pounds, 1 ounce, won the Baxter Bass Snatchers' fifth tournament of the season held Sept. 18 on Birch Lake near Hackensack. Coming in second was Dwight Hammermeister with a total catch of 17 pounds,...
September 23, 2018 - 4:30am
September 17, 2018
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
FARGO — Old is new again in Big Stone Lake. The narrow, 26-mile long lake along the Minnesota-South Dakota border about 125 miles south...
September 17, 2018 - 3:52pm
Open house on water quality study Wednesday in Aitkin
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Minnesota DNR, and Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District are holding an open house to share results of the recent sampling and gather input from the public regarding the health of the Mississippi River Brainerd Unit Watershed, which...
September 17, 2018 - 4:30am
September 14, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Residents learn more about fire tower's future
The future of the Pequot Lakes fire tower hinges on a Friday, Sept. 14, meeting of the Governor's Executive Council, residents learned at an...
September 14, 2018 - 8:00am
Reader Opinion: Too many bears
It's time to get rid of some of the bears around this area. Last night my metal bird feeder was destroyed and the shepherd's hood it was hanging from also. I have a flat feeder there that hangs from wires. It was hanging sideways from the post just outside my living room windows....
August 14, 2018 - 2:30am
August 3, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 5
Deer hunters will have more opportunities this fall Additional deer hunting opportunities will be available this fall because numbers continue...
August 3, 2018 - 10:18pm
July 29, 2018
Outdoor notes for July 29
Brainerd Sportsmen's Banquet hosted by Ruffed Grouse Society on Aug. 9 The Drumming Log Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 30th Conservation and Sportsmen's Banquet on Aug. 9, 2018 with 5:30 p.m. social hour and 7 p.m. dinner at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes, 6967...
July 29, 2018 - 10:30am
July 23, 2018
Area MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Reports - July 23, 2018
District 9 - Brainerd area CO Eric Sullivan (Pequot Lakes) investigated a report of emergent aquatic vegetation being harvested and not removed...
July 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 19, 2018
Mille Lacs Lake is designated state's latest Scenic Byway
The Scenic Byways Commission designated Mille Lacs Lake as the state's newest scenic byway this week. The designation will open up opportunities...
July 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Our Opinion: Have fun but be safe while enjoying our lakes and rivers
Every winter, as the temperatures drop below freezing and ice begins to form on lakes, anglers and others who would venture out are warned to be wary of thin ice. In fact, the Minnesota DNR and law enforcement agencies consistently hammer home the idea that no ice is 100 percent safe....
July 19, 2018 - 7:30am
July 18, 2018
Reader Opinion: No safe lead levels
Lead is a toxin that can poison wildlife when consumed and there is no safe level of lead in humans. In a recent statewide survey, 76 percent of Minnesotans supported phasing out the use of lead in ammunition to protect wildlife and humans. The Minnesota DNR estimates that 178 tons...
July 18, 2018 - 7:30am