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February 24, 2018
2017 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Feb. 28
February 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 3, 2017
Guy Fischer, economic development coordinator for Becker County, talks about potential routes for the Heartland Trail in Lake Park. File photo.
In bits and pieces, Heartland Trail is coming together
December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 27, 2017
Hunters register 161,057 deer through third weekend of season--Harvest climbs 16 percent from 2016
November 27, 2017 - 1:09pm
November 25, 2017
Whitefish and cisco sport netting to open on Straight Lake in Becker County
November 25, 2017 - 9:00am
November 22, 2017
Lloyd Schultz a volunteer with The Bridge Community Pantry in Perham said both ground and sausage donated venison meat is very popular. (Kim Brasel / FOCUS).
DNR deer meat donation program benefits many families in local area
November 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
November 7, 2017
Employees working for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources call center post for a photo. Expanded hours were announced this week to help field questions from the public. Submitted photo
From scat to identifying songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
November 7, 2017 - 7:00am
October 29, 2017
Firearms deer season opens Nov. 4 in Minnesota and hunters in this area are looking forward to larger deer numbers. File photo
Hunters looking forward to higher deer numbers this season
October 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 25, 2017
Gray wolf. Gary Kramer / USFWS
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
September 25, 2017 - 5:34pm
August 19, 2017
A group of pheasant hunters pauses to water their dogs during a western Minnesota pheasant hunt. Minnesota hunter numbers were down last year compared to 2015. (Forum News Service file photo)
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
August 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2017
2017 Trout and Salmon Stamp Competition
First Place: Timothy Turenne
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
July 24, 2017 - 8:43am
July 2, 2017
A 9-pound lake trout is suspended in a landing net during a day of fishing on Lake Superior. Forum News Service file photo
Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
July 2, 2017 - 10:04am
May 30, 2017
Mudpuppies (seen here) are Minnesota’s only fully aquatic salamander, meaning they spend their entire lives in water. They are not to be confused with tiger salamanders, which spend their early lives in water and adult lives on land. DNR photo.
DNR asks lakeshore owners to report mudpuppy observations and die-offs
May 30, 2017 - 9:00am
May 12, 2017
Fishing opener starts at midnight May 13.(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Drop in a line--it's walleye time: Bait shops, anglers prepare for a warm, sunny fishing opener
May 12, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 10, 2017
Alexandria, Minn.-based conservation officer Mitch Lawler docks his boat on Lake Victoria in Douglas County on May 5, 2017. Lawler will be patrolling waters in the area for the Minnesota fishing opener. Eric Morken / Forum News Service
DNR goes into fishing opener with 25 enforcement positions unfilled
May 10, 2017 - 12:47pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
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