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November 4, 2018
Outdoor Notes for Nov. 4
November 4, 2018 - 4:30am
November 2, 2018
A white-tail buck with 10-point antlers stops in a meadow during fall rut. Photo by Bill Marchel
It's here: Deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 2, 2018 - 5:00am
October 31, 2018
The Pequot Lakes fire tower, north of County Road 11 and east of Minnesota Highway 371, was built in 1934. The 100-foot-tall fire tower was added last year to the National Register of Historic Places and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County buys historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from DNR
October 31, 2018 - 5:00am
October 30, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Mille Lacs winter anglers allowed to keep 1 walleye starting Dec. 1 - Surveys show walleye population increasing
October 30, 2018 - 11:27am
October 20, 2018
Lessard-Sams council recommends local projects for funding
October 20, 2018 - 5:00am
October 17, 2018
Waterfowl hunting and muskie action reports good - MnDNR CO Reports
October 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 15, 2018
Minnesota's youth deer season gets underway Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 21 in parts of northwest Minnesota, southeast Minnesota and Twin Cities metro permit area 601. The season is open to 10- to 15-year-old hunters, who must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult 18 years old or older. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 24, 2018
Audubon to host Antarctica presentation
September 24, 2018 - 7:30am
September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
A close up look at part of the soil of the bog that made its home in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center on North Long Lake in 2017. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch file photo.
Another bog floats across North Long Lake
September 20, 2018 - 5:00am
September 16, 2018
The Regional Report: PUC investigates service practices of Frontier Comm.
September 16, 2018 - 3:00am
September 10, 2018
 While working fishing and ATV enforcement, Conservation Officer (CO) Joyce Kuske (Little Falls) noticed black smoke coming from behind a residence. It turned out to be a family cleaning out a storage shed. The homeowner said they were just burning cardboard and old clothes but in checking the burn pile it was found they were burning household garbage, cans, bottles, metals plastic, furniture and old clothes. Photo Illustration
Officer responds to illegal burning - MnDNR CO Reports
September 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 9, 2018
The Karner blue butterfly is listed as an Endangered species in Minnesota and wherever else it is found. (Photo/ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Image Library)
Species at risk: Whether obscure or high-profile, decline in any native species is cause for concern, experts say
September 9, 2018 - 6:17am
A male ruffed grouse stands alert on his drumming log in May 2017 in Beltrami Island State Forest. Drumming counts were down 29 percent from last year but slightly higher than 2016. Minnesota's 2018 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 15. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Minnesota ruffed grouse outlook tough to predict
September 9, 2018 - 6:01am
September 8, 2018
Coming ashore with a canoe full of rice near Green’s Point on the Mississippi River after ricing Wednesday, Sept. 5, Tim (left) and George Hanson prepare to begin the process of bagging the rice for processing. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video 

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Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 9:00am