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November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 1, 2018
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
October 25, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released this photo of an adult zebra mussel found on a boat lift removed from Elkhorn Lake.
Zebra mussels confirmed in Elkhorn Lake in Kandiyohi County
October 25, 2018 - 11:26am
October 15, 2018
Minnesota's youth deer season gets underway Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 21 in parts of northwest Minnesota, southeast Minnesota and Twin Cities metro permit area 601. The season is open to 10- to 15-year-old hunters, who must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult 18 years old or older. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 12, 2018
High court to rule on western Minn. ditch dispute
October 12, 2018 - 8:17am
October 10, 2018
Kristi Coughlon, organizer of Saturday's Women's Mentored Hunt, is shown here with her hunting dogs, Beckett, left, a wire-haired pointing griffon, and Maddie, a yellow lab. Special to Forum News Service
Shooting through stereotypes: Women's Mentored Hunt part of governor's pheasant opener
October 10, 2018 - 7:46am
October 8, 2018
Dan Ruiter MnDNR/ The Greenleaf State Recreation Area offers a fishing pier.
Greenleaf ready for visitors
October 8, 2018 - 7:47am
October 1, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

At 1:15 p.m. Monday, history was made to cheers and the rumble of diesel machinery as the dike that has rerouted the Pomme de Terre River from its natural outlet since the mid-1930s was breached and the river returned to its natural channel.
Reconnecting a river: Pomme de Terre returns to its natural outlet after eight decades
October 1, 2018 - 8:08pm
September 28, 2018
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Moose spotted in Renville County
September 28, 2018 - 5:56pm
September 24, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
A beach reconstruction project at Sibley State Park near New London is underway. The project will be completed next spring, in time for the park's 100th anniversary.
Beach area renovation begins at Sibley State Park near New London
September 24, 2018 - 6:20am
September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 19, 2018
An aerial file photo taken in June of the monstrous bog that broke from the shoreline in October 2017 and landed on the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center’s swimming beach. Forum  News Service file photo
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 11, 2018
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am