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September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
September 19, 2018
An aerial file photo taken in June of the monstrous bog that broke from the shoreline in October 2017 and landed on the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center’s swimming beach. Forum  News Service file photo
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
September 19, 2018 - 9:16pm
September 16, 2018
North Dakota's spring duck brood index was up 37 percent from last year, and the fall flight is expected to be up 12 percent, the Game and Fish Department reported. Duck season opens Saturday, Sept. 22, in Minnesota and in North Dakota for resident hunters. Nonresident hunters can hunt waterfowl in North Dakota beginning Saturday, Sept. 29. (Photo/ North Dakota Game and Fish Department)
Waterfowl preview: Duck numbers look good despite dry conditions
September 16, 2018 - 6:15am
September 11, 2018
All's well that ends well, and the bear makes a beeline for freedom Friday, Sept. 7, after being freed from a 10-gallon metal cream can northwest of Roseau, Minn. Minnesota DNR via Dawn Knutson
Story of bear rescued from a metal cream can with Jaws of Life has happy ending
September 11, 2018 - 11:12am
September 9, 2018
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
August 30, 2018
Starry stonewort invasive algae. Forum News Service file photo
Volunteers search 187 Minnesota lakes, find only one with invasive algae
August 30, 2018 - 4:26pm
August 26, 2018
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Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
August 26, 2018 - 1:10pm
August 24, 2018
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Nude dudes make waves mooning pontoons on north-central Minnesota lake
August 24, 2018 - 7:56pm
This cooler of walleyes and saugers, along with three bags of fish in a refrigerator, were confiscated by DNR Conservation Officer Ben Huener during a recent case on Lake of the Woods in which fishing guide Dennis Neal Anderson was convicted for keeping too many fish while on a guide trip with clients. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
Lake of the Woods fishing guide sentenced for too many fish
August 24, 2018 - 3:30pm
August 23, 2018
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
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 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 30, 2018
Three deer are spotted near the intersection of Yellowhead Road Southwest and Lassie Lane Southwest in Bemidji, Minn., by BSU associate professor of biology Brian Hiller and his students. Submitted photo
Deer-hunting options expand in 2018
July 30, 2018 - 7:07pm
July 25, 2018
Beltrami County Sheriff's Office personnel gather on Wednesday at the Lake Bemidji waterfront where a body was found.  Forum News Serviceplay button
Female body found in Lake Bemidji
July 25, 2018 - 5:23pm
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