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November 3, 2018
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in North Star Lake in Itasca County. (Department of Natural Resources photo)
Our view: Stop mussels with high fines, more harping
November 3, 2018 - 6:10am
November 1, 2018
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
November 1, 2018 - 6:19pm
October 21, 2018
Grouse hunter Jim DePalo of Falls, Penn., looks on as hunting guide Jens Heig works on taking blood and feather samples and the heart from a grouse shot in October 2018 on the Chippewa National Forest. John Myers / Forum News Service
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
October 21, 2018 - 6:45am
October 10, 2018
Kristi Coughlon, organizer of Saturday's Women's Mentored Hunt, is shown here with her hunting dogs, Beckett, left, a wire-haired pointing griffon, and Maddie, a yellow lab. Special to Forum News Service
Shooting through stereotypes: Women's Mentored Hunt part of governor's pheasant opener
October 10, 2018 - 7:46am
October 9, 2018
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 5:47pm
October 7, 2018
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
October 7, 2018 - 8:28am
October 1, 2018
Found Al Baert points out an assortment of mounted lures housed in the Minnesota Fishing Museum. These items are all donated, many of them rare or historical items of prominence, as well as sentimental items with their own stories. State Sen. Paul Gazelka and state Rep. Sarah Anderson take in the tour. Gabriel Lagarde / Forum News Service
Minnesota Fishing Museum seeks state's backing for future plans
October 1, 2018 - 3:54pm
September 30, 2018
Carrol Henderson, who will retire Wednesday, Oct. 3, after 41 years as the only director the Minnesota DNR's Nongame Wildlife Program, has worked to bring more children outdoors, including this workshop at Itasca State Park for a program where Henderson used digital cameras to get kids interested in nature.  Photo courtesy Carrol Henderson
Carrol Henderson, Minnesota's wildlife champion, retiring
September 30, 2018 - 6:00am
September 26, 2018
Northeast Minnesota man pleads guilty to trapping charges: Over 600 illegal snares found
September 26, 2018 - 8:02pm
September 24, 2018
Minnesota’s wolf population numbers remained stable last winter, the state Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. Forum News Service file photo
DNR: Minnesota wolf population is stable, but survey shows range expanding
September 24, 2018 - 3:08pm
September 19, 2018
Courtney Blinn, right, shows off a hiking shoe damaged by a bear in Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Blinn and Damon Pautzke, left, had to run from the bear. Forum News Serviceplay button
Bear scares hikers: Couple says black bear followed them as they fled
September 19, 2018 - 4:42pm
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 / Forum News Service
Wild ricing weathers poor season after torrential rainfall
September 8, 2018 - 4:39pm
September 2, 2018
Conservation officer Scott Staples and his dog Schody at Jay Cooke State Park on Aug. 23, 2018. Tyler Schank / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR K-9 never stops working
September 2, 2018 - 6:22am
Minnesota conservation officer Mike Fairbanks works with his K-9 partner Si while visiting with someone at the White Oak Lake boat landing near Deer River recently. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
From missing kids to extra fish, Si is on the job
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am
August 28, 2018
Kyle Quittschreiber of Frazee was known for hard work ethic and love of the outdoors. He was doing home improvement work on his tractor Friday when it rolled, fatally pinning him underneath. Special to Forum News Service
'He had the biggest heart': DNR officer remembered for his kindness, love of family and the outdoors
August 28, 2018 - 3:33pm
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