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January 12, 2019
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken: Time outdoors fuels sense of anticipation
January 12, 2019 - 3:39pm
Sarah Strommen, new commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, holds a big walleye she landed during the 2018 Governor's Fishing Opener near Willmar, Minn. An avid hunter and angler, Strommen previously was an assistant DNR commissioner. Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
New Minn. DNR commissioner outlines challenges, priorities and opportunities as she begins new job
January 12, 2019 - 2:52pm
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Mari Klebe of Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center tests out one of the 22 new kicksleds Wednesday in Spicer. play button
Kicking winter around: Kicksleds offer new recreational activity at PWELC
January 12, 2019 - 11:02am
December 30, 2018
Minnesota’s most popular state parks for camping
December 30, 2018 - 2:13pm
Minnesota’s least popular state parks for camping
December 30, 2018 - 2:13pm
December 27, 2018
Richard Goodkind, St. Louis Park, Minn., painted this brook trout, which will appear on the 2019 Minnesota trout and salmon stamp. Image courtesy of Minnesota DNR
A winter wonderland awaits Driftless trout anglers
December 27, 2018 - 6:23pm
December 16, 2018
A frozen river and ideal ice conditions provided the opportunity for both ice fishing and shinny hockey last weekend in northern Minnesota. Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
Dokken: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories
December 16, 2018 - 11:53am
December 10, 2018
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
December 10, 2018 - 5:24pm
November 29, 2018
Ross Fraboni of Duluth rides his bike through a Duluth intersection on his way to work. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Cyclists, pedestrians and roller skiers say disrespectful, dangerous drivers are common
November 29, 2018 - 7:27pm
November 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed suit in federal court demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a plan to expand wolves to more areas of the U.S. Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf supporters file suit to protect species
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
The fate of P-22, a mountain lion who lives near Hollywood and has a big fan base, remains unclear. National Park officials say they are optimistic, because the fire in his home, Griffith Park, was fairly small and brief.  National Park Service.
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
November 14, 2018 - 2:10pm
October 30, 2018
Lake Mille Lacs ice fishermen to be allowed 1 walleye
October 30, 2018 - 6:15pm
October 24, 2018
Northeast Minn. man gets probation, fines for illegal netting
October 24, 2018 - 5:42pm
October 4, 2018
A beaver visited the DoubleTree Hotel in Bemidji, Minn., on Thursday, Oct. 4. The animal made into the entryway but was escorted out by animal control. Submitted photo.
Beaver makes his way into Bemidji hotel
October 4, 2018 - 8:09pm
September 26, 2018
Northeast Minnesota man pleads guilty to trapping charges: Over 600 illegal snares found
September 26, 2018 - 8:02pm