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September 20, 2014
This was one of the loons captured and monitored during the study. (Steve Maanum / For the Enterprise)
2011 loon study may contain clues to adult diving depths
September 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 30, 2014
Snakes in the grass: a key to Minnesota’s vanishing prairie
August 30, 2014 - 11:15am
August 16, 2014
Huntersville State Forest spans nearly 34,000 acres, primarily in northeast Wadena County. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has submitted a proposal to purchase up to 2,000 additional acres to consolidate and link public land.
DNR looks to buy acreage at Huntersville
August 16, 2014 - 10:00am
May 21, 2014
Bruce Anspach, DNR aquatic specialist, trains volunteers from Emma, Stocking and Bottle lakes Saturday. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Be prepared to check boats for AIS this week
May 21, 2014 - 10:10am
April 18, 2014
Last segment of Paul Bunyan State Trail slated for completion in July
April 18, 2014 - 8:48am
April 9, 2014
 Park Rapids’ Steve Maanum photographed these Common Merganser ducks swimming in open water in the area. In the center is a Red-breasted Merganser with a smaller beak and tufted head.
Out for a swim
April 9, 2014 - 11:26am
Steve Maanum
Maanum is guest speaker at wetlands banquet
April 9, 2014 - 10:36am
March 8, 2014
In 2013 Hubbard County commissioners turned down a request to gate this Potato Lake access in an effort to save funds for access inspections.  (Gary Korsgaden / For the Enterprise)
Let’s not lose our heads about AIS
March 8, 2014 - 1:43pm
February 9, 2014
Protected golden eagles, such as the one shown here, have important nesting habitat and hunting territory in the Killdeer Mountains. Biologists are concerned that a proposed electrical transmission line could disturb nesting sites for the eagles, or result in eagle deaths through electrocution or colliding with the wires. Submitted photo
Biologists worry that proposed power line will disrupt golden eagle nesting sites
February 9, 2014 - 10:54am
January 11, 2014
Straight River Groundwater Management Area project focus of DNR open house in Park Rapids Jan. 15
January 11, 2014 - 12:15pm
November 20, 2013
Auditor: Minnesota Sustainable Forestry Act not sustainable
November 20, 2013 - 8:00am
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
November 19, 2013 - 7:38am
November 16, 2013
The DNR seems determined to proceed with a public access enlargement on Big Sand Lake that most residents are opposed to. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Second open house set for Big Sand access plans; opposition mounts
November 16, 2013 - 12:42pm
Most lakes have signs posted informing vacationing boat operators of the Minnesota laws. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Spoonful by spoonful: Emptying lakes of AIS monsters
November 16, 2013 - 12:33pm
Glen Wolters herds a spike buck back to shore Wednesday after it broke through the ice on Two Inlets lake. The deer survived the ordeal. (Submitted photo)
Deer rescued from icy waters
November 16, 2013 - 12:27pm