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Hubbard County Republicans elect officers at annual convention
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Constituents flock to town hall meeting
Spring truck weight restrictions start for north-central frost zone
Tugging at deer heart strings
Wunderlich leads Perham past Braves
Gymnasts finish 7th in section
Semmler sparks PR-B past Tigers
Explosive first half sparks Panthers past Bagley
Hornets deny Panthers trip to state
James Harold Hukki
Kay Loraine Sjolin
Stellar Equine Sports Massage provides tension relief to horses
Park Rapids veterinarian awarded for work at state fair birth center
Building Customer Loyalty
Dr. Keller named partner at Vision Source
Geriatric services extended at TSZ
Nevis students' artwork chosen for youth exhibit
Lifelong Learning program focuses on water quality
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
'A Piece of My Heart' heads to Sections
Menahga's One-Act Play headed to Sections
Remaining weeks of ice fishing primetime for catching crappies
About Fishing: Something smells fishy
Public input sought on Border to Border ORV trail
Landowners asked to allow walk-in access to hunters
Public meetings will discuss deer management goals
Commentary: Proposed bill transfers Legacy funds to road, bridges, clean water projects
Letter: School bus drivers appreciated
Commentary: Where seniors can find energy
Editorial: Sick and safe a statewide issue
Letter: Volunteers make Bingo for Books possible
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 10, 2014
Citizens want to save trestle bridge
A push to save the trestle bridge that crosses Fish Hook River in Park Rapids is underway. The Department of Natural Resources is heading up a bridge replacement project in Park Rapids, which includes removing the trestle bridge and not replacing it. Park Rapids citizen Dick...
May 10, 2014 - 3:06pm
January 18, 2014
DNR starting groundwater management project
The Straight River watershed will be part of a groundwater management program to address increased use over the last two decades and help with...
January 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
January 11, 2014
Straight River Groundwater Management Area project focus of DNR open house in Park Rapids Jan. 15
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invites the public to an open house at Park Rapids High School on Jan. 15, 6 - 9 p.m., to learn about a project to designate a groundwater management area for the Straight River watershed. The Straight River Groundwater Management...
January 11, 2014 - 12:15pm
October 26, 2013
Growing concern over public access
The DNR has capitulated to growing requests to meet with residents of Big Sand Lake over a proposed public access project on Grouse Road....
October 26, 2013 - 1:35pm
October 5, 2013
Big Sand public access improvements being studied
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org An enhanced public access on Big Sand Lake is drawing some public attention. That’s exactly...
October 5, 2013 - 1:23pm
January 15, 2013
DNR takes actions after former employee improperly accessed driver's license data
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is taking corrective actions after the agency discovered that a DNR employee inappropriately accessed driving license and motor vehicle records without authorization to do so. The DNR immediately asked the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...
January 15, 2013 - 10:19am
May 4, 2012
Aquatic invasive species decal law changes; higher penalties go into effect July 1
A slate of new laws designed to curb the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) was approved in a recent bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed by Gov. Mark Dayton. A program requiring watercraft owners to place an AIS rules sticker on their boats is being discontinued...
May 4, 2012 - 2:27pm
April 28, 2012
DNR offers 12 parcels of land for sale
The Minnesota DNR will offer 12 parcels of land for sale at public auction May 30 at 11 a.m. in the DNR's Central office, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155. Registration begins at 10:30 am. Parcels are located in the northern portion of the state including Aitkin, Crow Wing,...
April 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 8, 2012
Speeding up government: DNR achieves 99 percent permit efficiency
In its latest report on permitting efficiency to the Minnesota Legislature, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports it has met new targets for expediting permit applications 99.6 percent of the time. New permit efficiency expectations require DNR permit applications from...
February 8, 2012 - 9:25am
December 29, 2011
DNR officer OK after ATV breaks through ice on Lake of the Woods
A conservation officer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources escaped injury over the weekend after the ATV he was driving broke through thin ice on Lake of the Woods. According to Lt. Pat Znajda, District 1 enforcement supervisor for the DNR, the officer, Ben Huener,...
December 29, 2011 - 8:24am
November 25, 2011
DNR seeks public input for ruffed grouse plan
Citizens interested in Minnesota ruffed grouse and the habitat that supports them can now provide input on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) proposed ruffed grouse long-range management plan. The public comment period, which is available online only continued through...
November 25, 2011 - 8:12am
July 21, 2011
Itasca State Park re-opens today; other parks by the weekend
Itasca State Park reopened today. The campgrounds, gift shop and visitor center are all open, said Matt Snyder. The dining facilities at Douglas Lodge and Mary Gibbs will be open the weekend, he said. Wilderness Drive is undergoing some maintenance and will reopen this afternoon. Below...
July 21, 2011 - 9:12am
June 22, 2011
DNR, sheriff's deputies to crack down on drunken boating this weekend
Minnesota is cracking down on drunken boating. Conservation officers from the state Department of Natural Resources and county sheriff's deputies are taking part in Operation Dry Water this Friday through Sunday. The crackdown is part of a national effort to reduce the number of...
June 22, 2011 - 8:04am
June 11, 2011
DNR Forestry in Park Rapids loses 600 trees in Memorial Day tornado
"We aren't 100 percent sure at this point but it's probably going to be a combination of red pine and white pine" to replace the forest lost,...
June 11, 2011 - 1:00pm
May 5, 2011
DNR names Lori Dowling as Bemidji regional director
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has named Lori Dowling as director of its regional headquarters in Bemidji, which serves...
May 5, 2011 - 1:02pm