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DNR seeks input on Mille Lacs Lake management plan
July 10, 2019 - 3:51pm
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to help establish a new management plan for the lake. The DNR plan...
Minnesota state parks perfect for a firework free celebration
July 1, 2019 - 4:23pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state parks and recreation areas are a great place to quietly celebrate the July 4th holiday. “Not everyone enjoys the...
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota hunters and farmers could soon carry handheld tools to test deer for fatal brain disease in the field. In labs across...
Should Minnesota allow 2 fishing rods per angler? Republicans say yes, Democrats say no
April 24, 2019 - 9:10pm
ST. PAUL — Two fishing rods per angler, or one? It’s a perennial question in Minnesota, and one that might spark heated disagreement in the...
Flying drones over wildfires is dangerous, illegal, Minnesota DNR says
April 23, 2019 - 2:57pm
Flying a drone can be a lot of fun — but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
More fish kills expected this spring in oxygen-starved lakes
March 30, 2019 - 12:01pm
MANKATO, Minn. — People who frequent shallower lakes this spring may notice more than the usual number of dead fish floating to shore once...
Minnesota moose holding their own
March 11, 2019 - 5:46pm
DULUTH -- Minnesota’s moose population continues to hold its own, with slightly increased numbers this winter compared to 2018. That was the...
South Dakota backs out of Minnesota city's wild turkey relocation plan
February 21, 2019 - 12:28pm
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A plan to relocate nuisance wild turkeys from this northwestern Minnesota city to South Dakota has taken a twist. The South...
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
A Minnesota man likely will go on record as catching the biggest fish in state history.Darren Troseth of Jordan pulled a 78-inch sturgeon through...
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The loon could retreat into Canada, leaving Minnesota for good by 2080, if climate change continues to deteriorate the...
McFeely: Pelican Rapids confronts future of downtown dam
January 25, 2019 - 6:40pm
Call Luther Aadland the River Whisperer. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources river ecology specialist has spent a career working to...
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
February 16, 2018 - 8:36am
ST. PAUL—Joel Schaberg can be forgiven if shivers go through his body when he thinks back to that early December 2017 day. "We got sick...
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
June 25, 2017 - 3:21pm
FARGO — Though on opposite sides of a lawsuit, Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority officials said they felt they were tantalizingly close...
Under shadow of lawsuit, corps still confident diversion project will be done
April 25, 2017 - 9:18am
FARGO – In early October, a couple of days after Minnesota environmental regulators denied a permit for a dam that will be part of the Fargo-Moorhead...