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July 16, 2018
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
June 21, 2018
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Otter Tail County man charged with 12 misdemeanors for blocking lake access
June 21, 2018 - 6:19pm
Phil Talmage, area fisheries supervisor for the Department of Natural Resources in Baudette, Minn., had to stop to let this big black bear cross the road Tuesday morning on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
'This thing was just gargantuan': Black bear adds excitement to Minnesotan's commute
June 21, 2018 - 1:28pm
May 29, 2018
DNR cautions lakeshore property owners on hydraulic jet use
May 29, 2018 - 4:10pm
May 11, 2018
Conservation officer Demo Regas cites Leonard Thompson, right, and Joseph Rousu after they placed a fishing net in Lake Bemidji on Friday, May 11. The 1855 Treaty Authority organized a “Fish Off” for American Indian anglers to assert treaty rights and highlight tribal opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3 abandonment plans and new route project. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Activists fish ahead of opener in statement on treaty rights, pipeline
May 11, 2018 - 7:13pm
March 27, 2018
A rotting beam and disintegrating shingles illustrate the need to replace the roof on the historic water tower and latrine building in Jay Cooke State Park. Built by the CCC in 1934, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Jay Cooke State Park facilities 'in crisis'
March 27, 2018 - 7:31pm
February 15, 2018
A large bull moose moves through a Northeastern Minnesota forest during last year's aerial population survey. Moose numbers are fairly stable again this year but remain at a low level. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
December 23, 2017
SUBMITTEDTony Sindt with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources holds a paddlefish caught in the Minnesota River. It is among the fish species expected to take advantage of the restored spawning area.
Fish passage opens way for river's rock stars
December 23, 2017 - 7:10am
December 4, 2017
South Long Lake neighbors EJ Swanson (left) and Terry Huber try to calm a deer they saved that fell through the ice into the frigid water. They helped the deer stand and then it ran away.
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Two men rescue deer fallen through ice on Minn. lake; 3 deer didn't make it
December 4, 2017 - 7:19pm
December 3, 2017
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Emergency responders trailer up the rescue airboat after responding Feb. 12 to a report of a vehicle breaking through the ice on Long Lake north of Willmar. Its driver escaped unharmed.
Ice now is fragile, uneven; DNR says wait a couple weeks
December 3, 2017 - 11:16pm
November 22, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may again consider using dredged sand from the Duluth-Superior Harbor shipping lanes to "nourish" beaches on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Point in Duluth, as occurred in this 2009 photo. High water levels have spurred erosion problems made worse by big storms. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
November 22, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 14, 2017
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Minnesota deer harvest up 10 percent
November 14, 2017 - 3:06pm
November 7, 2017
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Deer harvest in Minn. about the same as last year for first weekend
November 7, 2017 - 4:41pm
October 24, 2017
A gray wolf walks across a snow-covered highway.
Funding restored to trap wolves who attack livestock
October 24, 2017 - 6:05pm
October 1, 2017
This female black bear is one of three radio-collared by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources that has been killed in this fall's bear hunt. Shooting a collared bear is legal, but DNR wildlife officials say the bears are valuable for research. Minnesota DNR photo.
Minnesota bear harvest will be higher than anticipated
October 1, 2017 - 7:14am