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Brad Dokken

December 9, 2016
Ross Hier says he plans to spend more time in his upstairs studio working on watercolor paintings when he retires as Crookston area wildife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hier's last day is Tuesday. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)
Crookston wildlife manager calls it a career
10 hours 39 min ago
December 2, 2016
Ruffed grouse can be more challenging to hunt when there's snow on the ground. (Brad Dokken photo)
A rewarding walk in the woods
December 2, 2016 - 12:04pm
November 25, 2016
TALKIN' with DOKKEN
November 25, 2016 - 2:35pm
The GPS logger had a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources number to call and a $50 reward for the unit's return. (Submitted photo)
Duck packs a load of data
November 25, 2016 - 2:33pm
November 17, 2016
The Kleist Crane Lake Hilton is home to a crew of hunters for a week every year during deer season in northern Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Portable shack serves as deer season home
November 17, 2016 - 5:47pm
November 4, 2016
Rick Swenson gives the thumbs-up Oct. 15 after completing his record setting pumpkin paddle on the Red River from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn. Swenson paddled nearly 25 miles in 13 hours and 40 minutes. (Brad Dokken photo)
October again passes in a blur
November 4, 2016 - 2:08pm
October 28, 2016
Diane Schull (center), Fisher, Minn., is flanked by Jaelyn Nelson (left) and Maguire Stanislawski with the 2016 Ford F150 truck she won from Pheasants Forever. Stanislawki and Nelson are members of the East Grand Forks senior high trapshooting team, and Stanislawski sold Schull the winning ticket. Nelson also represents the Red River Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter on the conservation group's National Youth Leadership Council. (Submitted photo)
Fisher, Minn., woman wins Pheasants Forever truck
October 28, 2016 - 12:39pm
October 17, 2016
The catfish Terry Anderson of Warren, Minn., caught Sept. 11 on the Red River south of Oslo, Minn., had a tag clearly marked DNR FISHERIES 327. (Submitted photo)
The tagged catfish mystery
October 17, 2016 - 10:43pm
October 9, 2016
TALKIN' with DOKKEN: Do you have any recommendations on fishing spots?
October 9, 2016 - 10:30am
October 2, 2016
Deer licenses pose dilemma
October 2, 2016 - 10:30am
September 25, 2016
Time to carry a compass
September 25, 2016 - 4:30pm
TALKIN' WITH DOKKEN: What's up with all of the roadkill skunks lately?
September 25, 2016 - 1:30pm
September 19, 2016
Brad Dokken's catfish rod bends to the weight of a heavy fish last weekend on the Manitoba side of the Red River near Selkirk.
BRAD DOKKEN: Catfish trip ushers in fall
September 19, 2016 - 10:23am
September 11, 2016
Pheasant forecast takes shape
September 11, 2016 - 8:00am
September 4, 2016
A sign last October marked the entrance to the Audubon Center southeast of Warren, Minn., as closed. The National Audubon Society now has transferred the 40-acre site to the Middle Snake Tamarac Rivers Watershed District, and the local Agassiz Audubon group is working to get the property back in shape. (Brad Dokken photo)
Sanctuary near Warren getting back on track
September 4, 2016 - 6:30am