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October 2, 2016
waterfowl, duck hunting and water safety
Drowning is biggest safety risk for waterfowl hunters
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
Young eagle that made the rounds at Turtle Lake has died
October 2, 2016 - 5:38am
October 1, 2016
Looking for a place to hunt? DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
October 1, 2016 - 9:22am
September 24, 2016
DNR to hold annual trapping season permit meeting for Hubbel Pond Wildlife Management Area Oct. 5
September 24, 2016 - 11:39am
September 17, 2016
Farmers losing faith in Dayton: DNR commissioner meets with Becker County officials
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 11, 2016
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
August 31, 2016
Nathan Olson, area fisheries supervisor with the DNR in Detroit Lakes, stands in Shell Lake at the outlet that becomes the Shell River. Plans call for the removal of the old dam there and its replacement with rocks that will keep the water level the same while allowing fish to leave and enter the shallow lake.
One small step for fish: DNR removes Shell Lake dam, replaces it with rocky structure
August 31, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 27, 2016
Check out the ear tags: This radio-collared bear is one of the 30 in the state being monitored by the DNR.
MN Department of Natural Resources
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
August 21, 2016
Zebra mussels found in Detroit Lake
August 21, 2016 - 5:00am
August 12, 2016
An invasive zebra mussel shown attached to a native clam. The invasives often muscle out native lake life.  The presence of zebra mussels was recently confirmed in five Minnesota lakes, including West Battle and Otter Tail. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)
Presence of zebra mussels confirmed in five Minnesota lakes
August 12, 2016 - 3:11pm
August 6, 2016
This evening bat was caught at Minnesota National Guard’s Training site in Arden Hills. SUBMITTED PHOTO
New bat species enters MN
August 6, 2016 - 5:35am
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am
July 30, 2016
Young muskies being stocked in a lake. The Minnesota DNR has dropped plans to stock muskies in Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail County, mostly due to fierce local opposition. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
July 30, 2016 - 5:05am
July 23, 2016
Becker County has seen more than its share of trees and branches downed by powerful thunderstorms over the past few weeks. Storm events have been getting more powerful as the climate warms in Minnesota. SUBMITTED PHOTO
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
July 23, 2016 - 5:25am
June 25, 2016
Fine fishing so far in MN
June 25, 2016 - 5:30am