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President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors
'Smokey and the Bandit' charm fades as truck driver hiring lags
Matters of record received Aug. 19, 2017
As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
World Photo Day: Fargo-Moorhead artists inspire positivity
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Minnesota-based AmericInn chain sold for $170 million
Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion Foxconn package
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Final environmental review released for Enbridge's proposed Line 3 replacement
Superior shipyard faces more lawsuits
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Ageless Colon provides Twins with levity, wisdom
Prep report: Superior opens football season in style
College football: Gophers coach Fleck has struggled against Big Ten
Plumber: Time to rethink the standard bar sink
Flowers, veggies and Wilbur: Even the trees have character in Marcie Kalenda’s Cloquet garden
Ask a Master Gardener: How to tackle Japanese knotweed - it's worth it
Sam Cook column: Seeking solace in evening skies
Photo essay: Mountain-biking bravado in Duluth
Frank and Gert Tarnowski
Walter & Elizabeth Stafford
Don and Mary John
Bob & Amy Kanuit
Doris Elaine Weiler
James "Jim" K. Davern
Mary Lillian Buryk Aufderheide
Marianna Slogar Buske
Nancy A. (Bette) Gaylord
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Incumbent's View: Red Plan fight isn't over; funds needed for classrooms
Reader's View: Trump still has his supporters
Reader's View: Water the ultimate public resource
Local View: Court can agree: Redistricting decisions belong with the states
Lake trout fishing to close Sunday in some Wisconsin waters of Lake Superior
MN DNR Weekly for Aug. 14, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: What are the rules for fishing border waters?
Houston's fishing report: Give night trolling a try
Outdoors Notes for Aug. 13, 2017
RecSports for Aug. 20
Mentor Duluth match
May 17, 2017
PolyMet dam permit applications advance
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that two PolyMet applications for dam safety permits have been passed along to local governments and Indian bands for review. The applications — for the mine's tailings basin and the hydrometallurgical residue facility...
May 17, 2017 - 9:00am
March 1, 2017
Bayfield County wants more authority to protect water quality
Bayfield County is looking for more leeway from the state to protect water quality from potential farm runoff, but state officials say their hands are tied to the letter of the law. Iowa-based Reicks View Farms plans to build a farm for 26,000 hogs in the county. Bayfield County...
March 1, 2017 - 5:21pm
January 3, 2017
New walleye regulations to take effect on Lake Vermilion
Anglers on Lake Vermilion, near Tower and Cook, will see new walleye regulations in effect as of March 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. Under the new regulations, anglers on Lake Vermilion will be able to keep walleyes up to 20 inches long, with...
January 3, 2017 - 5:01pm
December 8, 2016
Section of Willard Munger trail to close for repairs
Parts of the Willard Munger State Trail in Duluth will be closed for repairs beginning next week. Crews will be working to replace three large culverts on the western Duluth section of the trail, between Grand Avenue and Becks Road. This section of the trail will be rerouted to the...
December 8, 2016 - 6:07pm
November 29, 2016
Wisconsin buck harvest up from 2015
Wisconsin deer hunters shot considerably more bucks during the state's recent nine-day firearms deer season, but about the same number of deer overall as in 2015. That was the report Tuesday from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, which said preliminary registration figures...
November 29, 2016 - 12:07pm
September 9, 2016
Wolf attacks on hunting dogs rise in Wisconsin
Wildlife officials say a record number of bear hounds have been killed by wolves in Wisconsin this year, and they're urging hunters to be on the lookout this bear season. Officials have confirmed 29 hunting dogs being trained for the bear season have been killed by wolves so far...
September 9, 2016 - 10:31pm
August 23, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company's application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper mine's pollution potential...
August 23, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 9, 2016
Walleye quota reached on Mille Lacs, but catch-and-release season will stay open
The most recent Mille Lacs Lake walleye harvest estimate indicates that anglers have surpassed the state's 2016 walleye quota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The state, however, will not close the catch-and-release walleye season at this time, DNR officials...
August 9, 2016 - 1:11pm
July 10, 2016
More fawns, more deer being seen by wildlife officials
People are seeing lots of twin fawns with adult does this spring, a sign that recent mild winters are allowing the deer population to rebound somewhat across Northeastern Minnesota. "The deer came through in great shape," said Chris Balzer, Department of Natural Resources area wildlife...
July 10, 2016 - 2:11pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders...
March 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 17, 2016
Public meeting set on PolyMet permits
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public information meeting April 19 in Aurora on PolyMet Mining's expected application for a state mining permit. The meeting, set to be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Mesabi East High School, is the first step in the DNR's...
March 17, 2016 - 6:33pm
March 11, 2016
Changes coming to Minnesota state parks' campsite reservation system
All campsites at Minnesota state parks soon will be available for advance reservations under changes the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The changes in the state's campsite reservation system will be phased in beginning May 3, said Erika Rivers, director...
March 11, 2016 - 2:20pm
March 2, 2016
Mining exploration leases approved by Minnesota Executive Council
Three mining companies looking for gold, silver, copper and other valuable metals in northern Minnesota were awarded exclusive rights to prospect on state-owned tracts thanks to action by top state officials Wednesday. The state's Executive Council voted 4-1 to approve the so-called...
March 2, 2016 - 3:05pm
February 27, 2016
Hog Island proposal raises contamination concerns
The state of Wisconsin is taking a second look at a site that was cleaned up as part of efforts to restore the most polluted waters in the Great Lakes. Despite cleanup efforts, there’s concern about remaining contamination around Hog Island in Superior. In 2005, about 44,000 cubic...
February 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Minnesota DNR may stop stocking lake trout on big lake
Last year, fisheries officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources proposed ending decades of lake trout stocking in Minnesota...
February 27, 2016 - 10:54pm