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DNR officers at front lines of Minn. wolf depredation complaints
April 18, 2018 - 7:19am
When Jeremy Woinarowicz joined the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as a conservation officer in 2004, most of the wolf depredation...
Deer-wolf population dynamics offer fodder for debate in Minnesota
April 15, 2018 - 8:52am
Last fall, a Bemidji-area deer hunter's video was widely circulated on Facebook among Minnesota hunters. In the video, it appeared that about...
Species in Conflict: Minnesota wolf management follows bumpy path on road to recovery
April 15, 2018 - 7:50am
Love them or hate them, few animals evoke stronger emotions than the gray wolf. Iconic without question, a symbol of wild places and revered...
ND landowners seek education on negotiating with energy developers
April 12, 2018 - 9:21pm
STANLEY, N.D. — Landowners in North Dakota oil country had a lot of questions Thursday about wind development as residents of the northwest...
Study: Minnesota ranks fourth in life expectancy
April 11, 2018 - 2:49pm
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota ranks fourth in the nation in life expectancy, according to a study released Tuesday, April 10. Men in the state actually...
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
February 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
ST. PAUL—Ice seems simple enough: Get water cold enough and it freezes. True, but the science of ice is much more complex, especially when...
ND flu cases decline for second straight week
February 15, 2018 - 4:53pm
BISMARCK -- The total number of flu cases in North Dakota has declined for the second week in a row. There were 673 reported cases of influenza...
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
DULUTH—Northeastern Minnesota's moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines...
Thin tidings: Christmas tree supply tightening as demand increases
December 2, 2017 - 8:16am
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Customers who wait until the last minute to get a Christmas tree may not have much to choose from as suppliers deal with...