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March 12, 2018
A cluster of zebra mussels sits on a navagation buoy that was pulled from Lake Superior by the USCG Cutter Alder. (2006 file photo / Forum News Service)
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 4, 2018
A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. Forum News Service file photo
Minn. DNR considers new rainbow trout management options
March 4, 2018 - 6:00am
February 21, 2018
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 21, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 15, 2018
A large bull moose moves through a Northeastern Minnesota forest during last year's aerial population survey. Moose numbers are fairly stable again this year but remain at a low level. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 22, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934. In 2017, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Forum News Service photo
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
January 22, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 19, 2018
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
January 19, 2018 - 6:57pm
January 18, 2018
An engineering team, in foreground, briefs North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's diversion task force Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tu-Uyen Tran / Forum News Service
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
January 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
December 21, 2017
William Vagts of Isabella re-enacts the moment when he got down on one knee and grabbed the bear around the neck moments before it would have eaten his corgie Darla. Darla (far left) watches warily from the steps Wednesday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. man recounts how he saved his dog from black bear
December 21, 2017 - 4:50pm
December 20, 2017
Zebra mussels are small, fingernail-sized animals that attach to solid surfaces in water.   Forum News Service file photo
Minn. lakes survey shows frustration with DNR
December 20, 2017 - 4:39pm
December 11, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, from left, N.D. Gov. Doug Burgum and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams listen to Minnesota hydrologist Suzanne Jiwani during a diversion task force meeting Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at the Fargodome. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Flood diversion task force finds common ground in some, not all cases
December 11, 2017 - 9:33pm
December 4, 2017
Isle Royale was down to just two wolves in the winter of 2016-17, when this photo was taken. Now, trail cameras appear to show just one wolf remains as the National Park Service nears a final decision on when to bring new wolves to the island. Courtesy photo / Michigan Technological University
Park Service nearing decision on Isle Royale wolves
December 4, 2017 - 6:35pm
November 30, 2017
Know your ice before venturing out on the lakes
November 30, 2017 - 5:09pm
November 29, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum briefs reporters Wednesday, Nov. 29, after a diversion task force at Minnesota State University Moorhead. The task force's goal is to find a way to make the project acceptable to Minnesota regulators. Tu-Uyen Tran / Forum News Service
Governors say diversion task force unlikely to see consensus
November 29, 2017 - 11:43pm