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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
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 1, 2017
Mike Kurre, DNR mentoring program coordinator. Submitted photo.
DNR column: Thinking deeply about your own fishing
May 1, 2017 - 10:49am
February 12, 2017
Minnesota native Seth Feider pulls another smallmouth bass from the depths of Mille Lacs Lake at the Bassmaster's tournament there last year. The tournament returns to the lake in September. B.A.S.S. photo.
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
February 12, 2017 - 10:00am
September 11, 2016
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
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