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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.
Submitted photo
Two men rescue deer fallen through ice on Minn. lake; 3 deer didn't make it
December 4, 2017 - 7:19pm
December 3, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune
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
September 15, 2017
DNR seeks oversight committee members
September 15, 2017 - 3:58pm
June 29, 2017
Gary Gilbert, 55, of Becker, Minn., hoists a 59 1/2-inch muskie he found floating dead on Lake Mille Lacs June 17, 2017. Had the fish been caught alive, it likely would have set the state record for catch-and-release muskies, which are measured by length. The current record is 56 7/8 inches, set in 2016 on Pelican Lake in Otter Tail County. (Courtesy of Gary Gilbert)
Monster muskie found floating would have broken MN state record had it been caught alive
June 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
June 16, 2017
Joel Lemberg, Backus Area Forest Supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, eyes a congress of ravens flying above Centennial State Forest on Thursday, June 15. (Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service)
Newest Minnesota forest undergoing development in Cass County
June 16, 2017 - 8:33pm
April 8, 2017
Jeremy Skoglund fishes panfish off the Bar Harbor docks in Lake Shore on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
December 29, 2016
Terry Williams, a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, explains the proposed impacts of the Red River diversion project to Richland and Wilkin county leaders and about 100 rural residents who gathered on Monday, March 19, 2012 for a community meeting in Wahpeton, N.D. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota DNR seeks to join lawsuit against F-M diversion
December 29, 2016 - 9:39pm
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