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October 17, 2017
A football field-sized floating bog collided with the Family Fun Lot Owners dock overnight Friday, causing damage on southeast shore of North Long Lake's Merrifield Bay near Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Big bog crumples docks on Minnesota lake
11 hours 6 min ago
October 15, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Possession limits for pheasant or grouse
October 15, 2017 - 6:24am
October 9, 2017
A healthy bull elk bugles on an elk farm in central Minnesota. (file photo)
Wisconsin DNR proposes rule change for elk hunts
October 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
October 8, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules against intentionally snagging fish
October 8, 2017 - 7:33am
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Competing for corn rows and conservation: Debate continues on rural land use
October 8, 2017 - 6:00am
October 1, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Taking small game in a public road right-of-way
October 1, 2017 - 6:42am
Michael Sieve, an artist from Rushford, Minn., won the Minnesota Pheasant Habitat Stamp contest with this image of pheasants in a snowstorm. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources photo
Field Reports: Minnesota wolf population up 25 percent; pheasant stamp winner named
October 1, 2017 - 2:18am
September 25, 2017
A gray wolf looks out from a snow-covered shelter. USFWS photo
Minnesota wolf population jumps 25 percent
September 25, 2017 - 4:57pm
September 17, 2017
Ask a Conservation Officer: Sunfish as bait? Nope
September 17, 2017 - 6:33am
A walleye comes to the net. Fisheries officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say they plan to change fingerling walleye stocking strategies on some lakes. News Tribune file photo
Minnesota DNR plans to change walleye stocking strategies
September 17, 2017 - 5:09am
September 16, 2017
Four white-tailed deer watch from the edge of a clear-cut during a tough Minnesota winter. A citizens' advisory group is working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources as the agency develops a new deer management plan for the state. News Tribune file photo
Toward a better deer herd: Minnesota’s deer-plan process heads into home stretch
September 16, 2017 - 8:09pm
September 15, 2017
Plans for PolyMet include building dams to increase the storage capacity of tailings basins. One would be built in the distance to raise the basin on the right to the level of the area on the left. (File / News Tribune)
DNR releases PolyMet dam permits
September 15, 2017 - 6:58pm
Anglers cited for overlimits of pike on Lake Kabetogama
September 15, 2017 - 5:47pm
September 10, 2017
A wire-haired pointing Griffon returns with a ruffed grouse during a hunt near Grand Rapids. News Tribune file photo
Optimism the rule for coming grouse, woodcock seasons
September 10, 2017 - 7:11am
September 9, 2017
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood area on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 9, 2017 - 7:05pm