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November 19, 2018
Matthew Swanson's 45¼- inch northern pike from the Rainy River is Minnesota's new catch-and-release pike record. Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR
Northern pike caught months earlier now holds Minnesota record
16 hours 47 min ago
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 1, 2018
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
October 24, 2018
Maddy Ogg with the record northern pike she caught Oct. 6 on Mille Lacs Lake. Special to Forum News Service
Mille Lacs Lake yields record northern pike
October 24, 2018 - 4:33pm
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. Special to Forum News Service
Shooting through stereotypes: Women's Mentored Hunt part of governor's pheasant opener
October 10, 2018 - 7:46am
September 28, 2018
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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 15, 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 ruffed grouse and sharptail seasons open Saturday, Sept. 16. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Grouse hunters can volunteer to help collect samples for West Nile virus study
September 15, 2018 - 9:00pm
September 12, 2018
DNR considering panfish limit for 5th, 6th Crow Wing Lakes
September 12, 2018 - 9:30am
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
August 24, 2018
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
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
June 28, 2018
Megan Kavanagh and Mike Azjac, co-owners of The Marine Landing B.O.T.M., on the St. Croix River last week had to close their restaurant  due to the river’s rising waters. (Tad Vezner / Pioneer Press)
DNR urges caution on swollen Minnesota lakes and rivers
June 28, 2018 - 10:12pm
June 27, 2018
'Operation Dry Water' means enhanced BWI enforcement
June 27, 2018 - 3:18pm
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