STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: MNsure supporters see improvement
By Don Davis
MNsure rolled out commercials with real people talking about how the state-run health insurance marketplace helped them.
And a key MNsure supporter promoted a study showing that Minnesota... Posted on 2/24/14 at 10:47 AM
STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Bird of a different feather to present
If youve been paying attention to the Outdoors Notes, and really, why wouldnt you? You might have made plans to attend the Duluth Audubon Societys meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to see a presentation by C... Posted on 2/12/14 at 12:00 AM
WESTERN WISCONSIN SPORTS Boy Scouts, outdoor groups a winning combination
You might think handing a kid a saw or a large pruning shears would be asking for trouble.
Instead, it might be the action that opens the childs eyes to all that is magical about the outdoors.
On Satu... Posted on 10/25/11 at 10:57 AM
Minnesota’s supplemental deer feeding program got under way on Thursday, as the first shipments of commercially produced deer feed were picked up by volunteers, said Mark Johnson, executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.
For the first time since federal courts affirmed the treaty rights of American Indians in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the 1980s, tribal spearing of walleyes may take place on lakes in Northeastern Minnesota.
The wild black bears studied by Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers aren’t dangerous and don’t cause problems, several property owners of a northern Minnesota community told an administrative law judge Tuesday.
Erika Rivers will be appointed director of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and Trails Division when current director Courtland Nelson retires in April, according to a DNR news release.
In Minnesota, ice fishing shelters must be removed from the ice by Monday south of a line formed by U.S. Highway 10, east along Minnesota Highway 34 to Minnesota Highway 200, east along Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 2, and east along Highway 2 to the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.
A Minnesota wildlife official who has emerged over the years as a foe of Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers acknowledged Wednesday that he held Rogers in "low regard" but maintained public safety was his primary motive.
Tuesday was Day 2 of what is essentially a trial for Ely researcher Lynn Rogers’ controversial methods, which involve building trust with wild bears to such an extent that he is able to get so close to bears as to change their collars without tranquilizers, examine them, pet them and feed them by hand.
The controversial methods of Ely bear researcher Lynn Rogers essentially went on trial Monday in St. Paul. At issue, before the state’s chief administrative law judge, is a years-long dispute between Rogers and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources over Rogers’ state permit to affix bears with radio collars.
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