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Pancake feed during Willmar Fests
Willmar Fests 2017 "Oh the Places You'll Go" Ambassador Coronation
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Cultivating kindness: Group paints rocks to inspire others
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Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
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Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
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Exhibit documents Willmar festival
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Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
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WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
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WCT Sports Show: Top 10 Basketball Games of the Year
Video: State Basketball: Miracle heave sends CMCS to defeat in Class A quarters
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department of natural resources
June 16, 2017
Newest Minnesota forest undergoing development in Cass County
CASS COUNTY, Minn.—Down winding roads and through thickets of trees, the Centennial State Forest rests peacefully in Cass County as the...
June 16, 2017 - 8:33pm
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
ST. PAUL — An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor...
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
December 29, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit against F-M diversion
FARGO — Minnesota regulators, who have so far refused to issue a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion, now say they've been forced...
December 29, 2016 - 9:39pm
May 26, 2016
Record number of watercraft inspectors to monitor boats
ST. PAUL — More than 800 watercraft inspectors helping to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species in Minnesota will be at public water accesses this summer. Counties employ and supervise the vast majority of the inspectors, all trained by the Department of Natural Resources...
May 26, 2016 - 6:57pm
February 24, 2016
Southwest Minnesota: Land of impaired waters
WORTHINGTON — When Gov. Mark Dayton took the stage at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual convention last month, it was within hours of his announcement that vegetation buffers would not be required on private ditches. The decision, he said, was necessary to get support...
February 24, 2016 - 11:34pm
September 25, 2015
DNR launches voluntary program to test ducks for avian influenza
WILLMAR — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field testing staff will offer voluntary testing to waterfowl hunters in seven western and central Minnesota counties when the waterfowl season opens this weekend. No cases of avian influenza have been detected in Minnesota ducks...
September 25, 2015 - 11:14pm
May 14, 2015
Black bear spotted this week in Spicer
SPICER – Residents living in the area of Kandiyohi County Road 10 and 51st Street Northeast in Spicer reportedly spotted a black bear this week. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office took reports of the bear roaming the area Monday morning and again on Tuesday evening, attempting...
May 14, 2015 - 4:32pm
April 28, 2015
Willmar-area hunters help monitor virus
NEW LONDON — A dozen successful wild turkey hunters have brought their birds to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s wildlife office...
April 28, 2015 - 10:32pm
Former Kandiyohi County DNR officer sentenced on felony theft charge
WILLMAR — A former Department of Natural Resources conservation officer was sentenced Wednesday on a felony theft charge for allegedly charging more gasoline on his state-issued fleet card than what he used while on patrol. James Clifford Steffen, 48, formerly of Sunburg, was sentenced...
January 28, 2015 - 11:10pm
July 11, 2014
Happy campers as naturalist programs return to Sibley State Park
SIBLEY STATE PARK — Bennett Schwartz has not been invited to the Home Run Derby at Target Field, but at Sibley State Park he proved he could...
July 11, 2014 - 11:32pm
July 10, 2014
More Minn. boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials said Thursday that they are finding too many boaters who are not taking required steps to...
July 10, 2014 - 11:00pm
April 15, 2014
A large cloud of smoke rises above a field west of Priam Tuesday as the Department of Natural Resources conducts a controlled burn in the ar...
April 15, 2014 - 11:38pm
March 29, 2014
AIS law compliance improving but 1 in 5 boaters still in violation
SPICER — Minnesota’s boaters are doing a better job of complying with laws to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, but there’s...
March 29, 2014 - 12:00am
September 26, 2013
DNA test confirms ID of wolf that bit Minn. teen
ST. PUL, Minn. (AP) — DNA tests confirm a wolf trapped and killed at a northern Minnesota campground is the same wolf that attacked a 16-year-old there. The Department of Natural Resources says the wolf's DNA matched samples obtained from a comforter used when he was taken...
September 26, 2013 - 1:13pm
August 30, 2013
Alligator surprises boys fishing on Minnesota lake
SCANDIA, Minn. (AP) — An enforcement officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has shot and killed an alligator in an east metro lake, but another alligator remains on the loose. The gator surprised two boys fishing in a Washington County lake. The alligator,...
August 30, 2013 - 9:43am