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March 11, 2015
Pair of wolves cross to Lake Superior island, but no success in breeding
ISLE ROYALE, Minn. -- Two wolves took advantage of an ice bridge to travel to Isle Royale National Park from the north shore of Lake Superior last month, but left within a few days, researchers said Tuesday. No breeding took place during the wolves' five-day foray onto the island,...
March 11, 2015 - 5:20am
February 13, 2015
Bills to end Endangered Species Act protections for wolves introduced in Congress
DULUTH, Minn. -- Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. House this week to strip federal Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in several states. U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., introduced HF 843 that would prohibit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing wolves...
February 13, 2015 - 5:55am
February 6, 2015
Wolf bills would ban snaring, increase livestock fund
ST. PAUL -- A federal court recently outlawed Minnesota's wolf hunting and trapping seasons, but wolf supporters are not ending efforts to redraw state laws in the animals' favor. Three bills were introduced in the Minnesota Legislature on Thursday, including one that would require...
February 6, 2015 - 5:10am
January 30, 2015
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Ross Genoch walks through his small cattle herd on a cold, clear January morning near Menahga. The cows, docile and trusting, approach him expectantly. “They’re hoping for a corn cob. Well, they get treated like pets,” he says with a smile. Genoch (pronounced guh no) raises...
January 30, 2015 - 9:00am
January 20, 2015
Wolf ruling could affect Minnesota livestock
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans lost their ability to protect livestock and pets when a federal court ordered wolves to return to the endangered species list, a Minnesota House committee heard Tuesday. "This is one of the top issues for our members," Thom Peterson of the Minnesota Farmers'...
outdoors / DNR
January 20, 2015 - 9:06pm
December 22, 2014
Court order puts Great Lakes wolves back on endangered species list
DULUTH, Minn. -- Wolves across the Great Lakes region are back under full protection of the federal Endangered Species Act as a result of a ruling by a federal judge Friday in Washington. Judge Beryl A. Howell sided with animal rights groups in a 111-page decision stating the U.S....
outdoors / DNR
December 22, 2014 - 8:53am
January 29, 2014
Lawmaker says Minnesota not doing enough to manage wolves
ST. PAUL – Opinions remain sharply divided about whether Minnesota should allow wolf hunts, and Tuesday night a state lawmaker also questioned...
News / government
January 29, 2014 - 8:21am
October 10, 2013
International Wolf Center draws global wolf experts to Duluth
As Minnesota and Wisconsin get ready to hold their second annual wolf hunting and trapping seasons — and Michigan enters the fray with its...
October 10, 2013 - 8:32am
March 19, 2013
Researchers blame moose decline on wolves
The first messages from dead moose to Minnesota researchers have been coming in, and early results show wolves are taking their toll on the state’s beleaguered moose herd despite an easy winter. Minnesota wildlife researchers trapped 111 moose in January and February and placed...
March 19, 2013 - 8:14am
March 5, 2009
Wolves becoming commonplace around state
PARK RAPIDS - Placing wolves back under the federal Endangered Species Act could mean that sightings, now fairly commonplace around Minnesota, could become a matter of close encounters. "From the surveys I've done we have a wolf pack in almost every township that has enough habitat...
March 5, 2009 - 11:23am
October 3, 2008
Judge's ruling puts wolves back on the threatened species list
Minnesota's wolves have returned to the federal threatened species list following a federal judge's ruling Monday that rescinded a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2007 decision to delist the western Great Lakes population of gray wolves. The gray wolf, commonly referred to as the...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am