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MN DNR Weekly Report for March 18, 2019
10 hours 25 min ago
Rob Henderson in 2018. Photo by John Storkamp, courtesy of Rob Henderson
Minnesota runner wins 350-mile Alaska race
10 hours 34 min ago
John Hart, wildlife disease specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, right, talks to his crew Sunday, March 17, at the Mission Lake Wildlife Management Area about the procedure the specialists will use to collect and survey deer for possible chronic wasting disease. The four-person crew is expected to shoot deer for 10 days in the Lower Mission Lake area north of Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Chronic wasting disease specialists start Crow Wing project
11 hours 41 min ago
March 17, 2019
An angler holds a good-sized walleye caught on Mille Lacs Lake, or Lake Mille Lacs, in July 2013. Forum News Service file photo
Poll: What's your preferred name for the big central Minnesota lake?
March 17, 2019 - 8:00am
Fly fisherman Geoff Vukelich of Duluth casts a fly on a Northland trout stream during a fishing trip last autumn. The trip is the backdrop for the short film "Bigotry to Brook Trout" that will show Friday night in Duluth. Photo by David Cowardin.
Duluth filmmaker, fisherman land in international film festival
March 17, 2019 - 5:30am
March 16, 2019
A funnel-web spider rests at the entrance of its web on a winter day. The web is in a corner of a basement of a house. Yes, they also winter with us. Photo by Larry Weber
Larry Weber column: They also wintered with us
March 16, 2019 - 8:41pm
Minnesota's moose population has been holding mostly steady for several years after crashing a decade ago. But moose show no sign of returning to higher levels. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Field reports: Minnesota DNR deer meetings set over next two weeks
March 16, 2019 - 8:30pm
Ask a Conservation Officer: Who sets speed limits for snowmobiles?
March 16, 2019 - 8:19pm
Jarrid Houston
Jarrid Houston column: Ice anglers catching lots of smelt on hook and line
March 16, 2019 - 8:11pm
Outdoors calendar
March 16, 2019 - 8:10pm
March 13, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Kipp Duncan and Hi-Banks Resort owner Tim Wagner examine a fish house whose owner has talked to Wagner about hiring someone to remove it from Fish Lake. The house is at least two miles via ice road from Hi-Banks, Wagner said. Ice houses have to be off area lakes by Monday.  Steve Kuchera /
Deadline to remove fish shelters looms
March 13, 2019 - 5:18pm
Pete Kaiser of of Bethel, Alaska, crosses the finish line to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, on March 13, 2019. Diana Haecker / Reuters
Alaskan musher wins his first Iditarod, crossing finish line in Nome
March 13, 2019 - 12:51pm
Hall of fame angler Dave Genz developed many of the tools that successful ice fishermen use today, but it was his Trap Attack tournament series that helped spread the word across the ice belt. Steve Hoffman / Forum News Service
Ice-fishing tournament tactics for more and bigger panfish
March 13, 2019 - 11:24am
March 12, 2019
Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais and his climbing partner Pascale Marceau of Canada, seen here before their climb began, reported Monday that they have successfully reached the top of Mt. Wood in Yukon Territory, Canada. Photo courtesy
Dupre, partner reach summit of Yukon's Mt. Wood
March 12, 2019 - 1:42pm
The Minnesota DNR will allow anglers to keep one walleye 21-23 inches each day on Lake Miile Lacs, but only between May 11 and May 31. News Tribune file photo.
Some Mille Lacs walleye can be kept in May
March 12, 2019 - 1:25pm