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February 25, 2018
Field Reports: Dupre to attempt another winter climb in Alaska
February 25, 2018 - 3:40am
February 23, 2018
Reader's View: Mining money won't stop dumbing-down of kids
February 23, 2018 - 7:09pm
February 21, 2018
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 21, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 18, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
February 18, 2018 - 6:33am
Federal excise tax revenues help the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources set aside land for wildlife management areas such as this one near Hinckley, where a hunter moves in to flush a rooster pheasant pointed by his dog. News Tribune file photo
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
February 18, 2018 - 6:30am
Field Reports: Minnesota moose numbers drop a bit
February 18, 2018 - 12:34am
February 12, 2018
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 5:27pm
February 11, 2018
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Winter Severity Index: So far, mostly mild
February 11, 2018 - 9:24am
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for when one hunter can use bait, and the other cannot
February 11, 2018 - 6:46am
February 6, 2018
Statewide View: Listen to state's hired sharks on PolyMet draft permit
February 6, 2018 - 7:01pm
February 4, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Hunting and fishing etiquette
February 4, 2018 - 6:14am
Dave Ingebrigtsen, who retired this past week as assistant area wildlife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at Grand Marais, snowshoes out of the woods in Cook County carrying a moose GPS collar in January 2016. DNR photo
Ingebrigtsen retires from DNR wildlife position in Grand Marais
February 4, 2018 - 5:55am
January 30, 2018
PCA confirms comment dates for PolyMet permits
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
January 29, 2018
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DNR: Foxconn wants to divert 7 million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan
January 29, 2018 - 6:33pm
January 28, 2018
Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Sean Williams (left) and Lake County deputy Mike McGregor hold up a bear they shot near Isabella in December 2017. The bear had attacked three men, injuring two of them. (Submitted photo)
Black bear killed near Isabella may have been captive at one time
January 28, 2018 - 4:12pm