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February 24, 2016
Letter: More living cover on the land will clean our water
By Ryan Batalden, Lamberton and Loretta Jaus, Gibbon We appreciate Governor Dayton’s courage and persistence in calling out runoff from farm fields as a leading contributor to our state’s polluted waters. It is right for him to call on farmers to come up with solutions that will...
February 24, 2016 - 8:44am
February 3, 2016
Letter: DNR to stop mapping private ditches
Farmers who were concerned about the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) exceeding its authority regarding Minnesota’s buffer law received some welcome news recently, as Governor Dayton recently told the agency to stop mapping private ditches. For some reason, the DNR interpreted...
February 3, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 12, 2016
More gold ‘grains’ found in Iron Range: DNR says promise is real, warns gold deposit is no certainty
SOUDAN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports finding more grains of gold on the surface of forested land southeast of Soudan...
January 12, 2016 - 4:44pm
January 4, 2016
DNR offers grants for local public archery ranges
ST. PAUL — Local governments can apply for funds to develop, improve or rehabilitate public archery ranges through a program that makes grants of $5,000 to $25,000 available from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “New archery ranges can be built with this grant, or...
January 4, 2016 - 8:56pm
December 29, 2015
Letter: Town Hall event addresses deer hunting
I hosted a Town Hall on Dec. 22 for concerned deer hunters in southwest Minnesota to express their frustrations regarding the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s (DNR) management of the deer herd. Over 50 deer hunters attended the Town Hall at Beaver Creek Archery Club...
December 29, 2015 - 9:38pm
December 8, 2015
Blue Mounds dam in question: Minnesota DNR decision expected later this month
LUVERNE — Nearly a year and a half ago flood waters in Rock County wiped out a portion of a historic dam inside Blue Mounds State Park, draining...
December 8, 2015 - 9:34pm
November 4, 2015
As others see it: Remember safety when deer hunting
As Saturday nears, we want to remind hunters of some basic tips from the DNR that will help ensure a safe, and hopefully successful, deer opener: * Get a detailed map of the area you are hunting, review it before you leave, and carry it with you in the field. * Carry a compass and...
November 4, 2015 - 3:43pm
October 5, 2015
Fishkill linked to Sunrise Farms
HARRIS, Iowa — Sunrise Farms, located south of Harris, is said to be the source of a large fishkill west of the Iowa city of Spencer. According...
October 5, 2015 - 8:12pm
September 25, 2015
Rare bison given new home in Minnesota state park
MANKATO — A group of genetically rare bison has been released into a Minnesota state park. Minneopa State Park near Mankato is the new home of 11 bison largely free of genetic markers that would come from cross-breeding with cattle. Less than 6 percent of the half-million bison...
September 25, 2015 - 9:30pm
July 29, 2015
Prairie Pedal kicks off in Luverne
LUVERNE — On the eve of leading a 122-mile Prairie Pedal bike ride through southwest Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner...
July 29, 2015 - 9:57pm
July 10, 2015
Avian flu found in second wild bird
ST. PAUL — A second confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in a wild bird, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Friday. A chickadee found in Ramsey County on June 10 tested positive for avian influenza. It joins a Cooper’s hawk from...
July 10, 2015 - 9:54pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 13, 2015
Oh, what a view! Retired DNR forester called back to action to look for fires
PEQUOT LAKES — When the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the humidity is low, Keith Simar goes to work. The retired Department...
May 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
May 6, 2015
Good news for poultry
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota turkey and chicken industry has received its first good news since an avian flu outbreak began March 5. On Wednesday, state and federal officials reported that no new flocks were reported infected and they were not awaiting test results from any suspected...
May 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
April 22, 2015
Stepping up to stop aquatic hitchhikers
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Water Resource Enforcement Officer Larry Hanson was in Worthington Tuesday to train...
April 22, 2015 - 8:46pm