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November 11, 2018
Corn, apples and pumpkins are common foods used by Minnesota deer hunters who bait deer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials say. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Field Reports: Baiting still tops list of Minnesota deer hunt violations
November 11, 2018 - 5:00am
November 8, 2018
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Environmental groups ask for suspension of PolyMet permits
November 8, 2018 - 6:18pm
November 2, 2018
Rob Deyo was among the people testing their rifles at the United Northern Sportsmen Club’s rifle range on Thursday. Nearly 500,000 hunters are expected to take to the field during Minnesota’s firearm deer season, which opens Saturday. Steve Kuchera /
Minnesota hunters prep for Saturday firearms deer season opener
November 2, 2018 - 9:17am
November 1, 2018
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PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
November 1, 2018 - 12:11pm
Reader's View: DNR duplicity exposed by lynx case
November 1, 2018 - 12:45am
October 30, 2018
A Lake Mille Lacs walleye. Winter anglers on the lake will be able to keep one walleye daily starting Dec. 1 after a summer of catch-and-release only fishing. The DNR says bigger walleyes have nearly tripled in the lake, but fisheries experts are worried that some recent classes have been poor. (file / News Tribune)
Mille Lacs walleyes nearly triple
October 30, 2018 - 12:03pm
October 28, 2018
The Minnesota DNR says a new disease, epizootic hemorrhagic disease, may impact deer in some areas of the state but that populations will likely rebound quickly. (file / News Tribune)
Minnesota DNR responds to new deer disease in state
October 28, 2018 - 5:00am
October 27, 2018
Chip Leer with a Leech Lake walleye. (file / News Tribune)
Dorazio, Leer in '19 fishing hall of fame class
October 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
October 21, 2018
Minnesota bear harvest down from '17
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
Grouse hunter Jim DePalo of Falls, Penn., looks on as hunting guide Jens Heig works on taking blood and feather samples and the heart from a grouse shot last week on the Chippewa National Forest. The Minnesota DNR will check samples from up to 400 grouse this fall to find out how prevalent West Nile virus is in the popular game bird.  John Myers /
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
October 21, 2018 - 5:00am
October 11, 2018
The Minnesota DNR on Thursday called on hunters to re-stress safety in the field after three people were seriously injured and another killed in firearms-related hunting accidents in September. The DNR says blaze orange clothing, along with hunter education, has helped reduce hunting incidents in recent years. (file / News Tribune)
DNR stresses safety after September hunting death
October 11, 2018 - 12:50pm
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
October 9, 2018
A pair of adult loons feed their chicks on Burntside Lake near Ely. Minnesota loon conservation efforts would get $7.52 million in part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill  settlement under a proposal published Tuesday in the Federal Register. News Tribune file photo.
Minnesota loons may get $7.2 million from BP oil spill settlement
October 9, 2018 - 7:20pm
October 6, 2018
Minnesota's 2018 pheasant season starts Saturday with numbers generally up in much of the pheasant range. The number of pheasant hunters in the state continued to dwindle last year. (file / News Tribune)
Pheasant numbers up, but not like good old days
October 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Maple leaves in downtown Duluth are showing peak color Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fall color website fall color in the Duluth area is at about 75-100 percent. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
Prime time for fall colors in the Northland
October 6, 2018 - 6:00pm