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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

March 14, 2019
Reader's View: Changes needed in DNR
March 14, 2019 - 4:26pm
March 8, 2019
This mule deer buck, shot Jan. 17 north of Thief River Falls after authorities determined its strange behavior posed a risk to motorists along U.S. Highway 59, has tested positive for brain worm infection. Photo courtesy Doug Franke, Minnesota DNR
Mule deer buck shot by authorities north of TRF had brain worm
March 8, 2019 - 8:09pm
March 7, 2019
Beltrami forest ride showcases trail efforts of local snowmobile clubs
March 7, 2019 - 6:15pm
March 5, 2019
In Response: How much is enough public land in northern Minnesota?
March 5, 2019 - 8:30pm
Tom Landwehr
Former DNR commissioner to lead Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters
March 5, 2019 - 4:16pm
February 25, 2019
Courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR seeks input on proposed ATV trail in Beltrami Island State Forest
February 25, 2019 - 9:38pm
Darren Troseth, left, of Jordan, Minn., and his fishing companion, John Kimble, pulled this 78-inch sturgeon through the ice from the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minn., on Feb. 9, 2019. The fish, which was released, was measured at 78 inches long and estimated to weigh 120 pounds. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has certified the fish as a state catch-and-release record. (Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
DNR confirms 78-inch sturgeon as Minn. record
February 25, 2019 - 8:04pm
Conservation Officer Scott Staples. Duluth News Tribune file
Q&A with Conservation Officer Scott Staples: How to properly acquire roadkill
February 25, 2019 - 5:15am
February 6, 2019
Reader's View: Great article on new DNR commissioner
February 6, 2019 - 6:38pm
Reader's View: Would Rubin prosecute the DNR?
February 6, 2019 - 6:31pm
January 24, 2019
Doug Franke, area wildlife manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Thief River Falls, photographed this mule deer buck Jan. 14, north of Thief River Falls. The buck, which appeared physically healthy, was shot by DNR conservation officer Tony Elwell on Jan. 17 after acting disoriented and posing a threat to motorists. Results from lymph node and brain tests are pending. Photo courtesy of Doug Franke, Minnesota DNR
DNR shoots wayward mule deer acting strangely near Thief River Falls
January 24, 2019 - 4:38pm
January 13, 2019
Field Reports: Minnesota DNR forming new deer management committee
January 13, 2019 - 7:41pm
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have CWD. Most animals that carry the disease look healthy. It's only in the final stages where they become sickly looking. Wisconsin DNR photo.
Chronic wasting disease battle heats up in Minnesota
January 13, 2019 - 9:10am
January 11, 2019
In Response: Clearcutting may be why grouse, other wildlife are struggling
January 11, 2019 - 7:54pm
December 12, 2018
In Response: Forest management a continual process of harvest, renewal
December 12, 2018 - 5:03pm