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March 1, 2017
Roxann Eischens and grandson Tyler hold four cubs with the sedated mother black bear on land north of Park Rapids in the Two Inlets area. (Submitted photo)
Cub love: Eischens family gets close look at bear research near Two Inlets
March 1, 2017 - 11:13am
Chris Farden and Butch De La Hunt plot their suggested ORV trail route through the Paul Bunyan State Forest and along County 113, while John Weber looks on. (Photos by Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Planning begins for Minnesota's first off-road vehicle trail
February 1, 2017 - 10:44am
January 4, 2017
Enterprise columnist to represent state's walleye anglers at DNR roundtable
January 4, 2017 - 8:49am
December 7, 2016
Brad Parsons, Central Minnesota DNR fishery manager, shares data with the  citizen-agency walleye species workgroup during a recent meeting held in Brainerd. The data pertained to test net results. (Gary Korsgaden/For the Enterprise)
Local anglers benefit from citizen-agency workgroups
December 7, 2016 - 10:47am
August 3, 2016
Don and Paula Roberts and Marilyn Goffin hosted Smokey the bear to an authentic picnic lunch during the Retro Picnic Contest. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Old-time picnic highlights Itasca’s 125th anniversary celebration
August 3, 2016 - 10:06am
July 23, 2016
Itasca State Park’s rustic-style cabins took a heavy hit when Thursday’s high winds pitched trees to the ground. Often booked months in advance, the cabins, overlooking Lake Itasca, were built in the 1930s. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Storm rips through Itasca State Park
July 23, 2016 - 10:29am
July 16, 2016
The map is an overview of the region around Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Bemidji and Brainerd
DNR releases Minnesota buffer map; implementation begins
July 16, 2016 - 10:40am
June 9, 2016
The Park Rapids DNR Wildlife office – from left, Brian Torgusson, Tom Stursa, Heath Wilson, Greg Henderson, Erik Thorson and Mark Palm –  worked together to prepare the Rob Naplin Tract for the June 4 ceremony. (Submitted photos)
Tract dedicated to former area wildlife manager
June 9, 2016 - 12:50pm
April 6, 2016
Melvin Hemerick,  Park Rapids Chapter of the MN Deer Hunters Assoc.; Rick Horton, National Wild Turkey Fed. regional biologist; Armin Hawkins, Park Rapids Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Fed.; Craig Engwall, exec. director, MN Deer Hunters Assoc.; Tom Stursa, DNR  Park Rapids area wildlife tech.; and Blane Klemek, DNR NW Region assist. wildlife manager. Russ Johnsrud, president, and Lynn Goodrich, Jenny Foley, Mike Van Guilder, members, Park Rapids Chapter of the MN Deer Hunters Assoc..
DNR’s Park Rapids area wildlife office dedicates Bladder Lake Tract
April 6, 2016 - 10:45am
April 5, 2016
Itasca State Park Manager Bob Chance explains erosion issues at the Mississippi Headwaters along with DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, left, and Chris Weir-Koetter, assistant regional manager parks and trails on Wednesday. Landwehr discussed the DNR’s request for $33 million from the state legislature for building and infrastructure upgrades and restoration projects in state parks. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
DNR commissioner highlights Itasca needs in capital bonding request
April 5, 2016 - 12:23pm
March 30, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is requesting $33 million in bonding funds from the state legislature to fix recreational facilities, including $3 million for historic Douglas Lodge and other aging buildings at Itasca State Park. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
March 30, 2016 - 8:38am