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October 4, 2018
Photo MnDNR/ Anglers have through Monday, October 29 to comment on a proposal allowing continuous fishing for walleye, northern pike and bass on South Dakota - Minnesota border waters.
Continuous season proposed on SD border waters: DNR taking comments through Oct. 29
October 4, 2018 - 6:41pm
August 24, 2018
Firefighters gain control of fire in Beltrami Island State Forest in northern Minnesota
August 24, 2018 - 3:39pm
August 22, 2018
Donn Schrader, left, a fisheries specialist from the DNR, and Joe Braden from Ken's Bait pour fish into the pond at the DNR fish pond on the Minnesota state fairgrounds on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Fair-goers are hooked on the fish pond
August 22, 2018 - 9:31pm
August 21, 2018
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released this image of a zebra mussel found in Eagle Lake. The DNR has now listed the lake as among 10 in Kandiyohi County infested by the invasive aquatic species.
Zebra mussels reach Eagle Lake, 10th infested lake in Kandiyohi County
August 21, 2018 - 11:56am
August 17, 2018
DNR invites public to attend deer open houses
August 17, 2018 - 7:36am
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.
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