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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
August 30, 2018
Association of Cass County Lakes to meet Friday
August 30, 2018 - 4:30am
August 26, 2018
Brad Dokken
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
August 26, 2018 - 1:10pm
August 21, 2018
Deer and deer management will be the topics of open houses set across the state. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR sets deer management open houses across Minnesota
August 21, 2018 - 3:01pm
August 20, 2018
Researchers with the DNR are monitoring about 30 radio-collared black bears across the state, especially in zones 27, 25 and 45, and in parts of the no-quota zone. Most of them are in or near the Chippewa National Forest between Grand Rapids and Bigfork. Others are farther north, near Orr or Voyageurs National Park. Some collared bears are also around Camp Ripley, and in northwestern Minnesota, especially near Thief Lake Wildlife Management Area and Plummer. MnDNR photo.
Bear hunters asked not to shoot ear-tagged and radio-collared research animals
August 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2018
Burn restrictions issued for northern Minnesota
August 18, 2018 - 7:00am
Outdoor Notes for Aug. 18
August 18, 2018 - 4:30am
August 16, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934 near Pequot Lakes. In 2017, the tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
August 12, 2018
Gary Johnson (center) of Humboldt, Minn., was honored for 50 years as a Minnesota firearms safety instructor in mid-July. Presenting Johnson with an engraved watch for his years of service was DNR conservation officer Jeremy Woinarowicz (right) and safety instructor Dale Hanson of Hallock, Minn. Courtesy photo
After 50 years of teaching firearm safety, Minnesota instructor has no plans on retiring
August 12, 2018 - 12:05pm
July 24, 2018
The Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, July 25, 2018, announced specifics of its Minnesota White-tailed Deer Management Plan, which will guide deer management and DNR performance in achieving management goals from 2019 through 2028. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota DNR unveils statewide deer management plan
July 24, 2018 - 4:03pm
July 22, 2018
Geology of Minnesota/bedrock map Minnesota geology. Minnesota Geological Survey graphic.
Cass County Board: Extensive geologic survey of Cass about half finished
July 22, 2018 - 3:00am
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