Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Beware of ice: Two vehicles break through ice last weekend on area lakes
21 min 22 sec ago
January 16, 2019
A beaver dam creates ponding of water in this image provided by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Area Wildlife Manager Bill Schuna. (Submitted photo)
A beaver bounty: With drop in pelt value and reduction in trappers, population is booming
January 16, 2019 - 7:00am
November 28, 2018
A black bear crosses the road on state Highway 11 near Birchdale, Minn., in this file photo. (Photo courtesy of Phil Talmage)
Authorities report recent collisions with bears in Bemidji area
November 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
November 14, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. File photo / Minnesota DNR
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
November 14, 2018 - 4:12pm
November 7, 2018
Nicole Stone aims her rifle at the Cass County Wildlife Club in Casselton, N.D. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
November 7, 2018 - 5:28pm
November 1, 2018
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
October 15, 2018
Minnesota's youth deer season gets underway Thursday, Oct. 18 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 21 in parts of northwest Minnesota, southeast Minnesota and Twin Cities metro permit area 601. The season is open to 10- to 15-year-old hunters, who must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult 18 years old or older. (Photo/ Minnesota DNR)
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
October 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
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. (Submitted photo)
Shooting through stereotypes: Women’s Mentored Hunt part of MNGPHO Saturday in Luverne
October 10, 2018 - 7:01am
September 28, 2018
play button
Moose on the loose in west-central Minnesota
September 28, 2018 - 7:28pm
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