A Minnesota-based group asked Gov. Mark Dayton to put a stop to the wolf-hunting season Friday afternoon at the State Capitol. The group “Howling for Wolves” says too many wolves are dying, even though the number that hunters can kill in Minnesota was slashed in half this year, compared with 2012. Last year, 413 wolves could be harvested. This year, the number is set at 220. After last year’s season, it was estimated that the state’s wolf population went down by a fourth since 2008, which is why the number of licenses was reduced for 2013.
The Washington County man accused of killing two horses was released from jail Friday morning. Authorities said they are still reviewing the case against William St. Sauver, Jr., adding that they are not able to charge him at this time.
Minnesota hunters killed around 45 wolves since the opening of its second wolf-hunting season since the animals were removed from the endangered list, the Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.
Hikers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts are asked to be mindful of an investigation into the disappearance of a 24-year-old woman, who’s been missing since May, as they’re out along the Mississippi River in central Minnesota.
Minnesota’s deer harvest declined in 2012 but officials say it was a safe season for people who took to the woods.
December represents a Minnesota tradition – the late goose hunt. Since there are so many, I joined Pete Schmitz this week for a journey into the field.
Authorities say hunters have found bodies believed to be two young Iowa cousins who disappeared while riding their bikes in July.
Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.
The DNR says wolf hunting in the northeast zone will close for the remainder of the early season at the end of shooting hours on Thursday, Nov. 15.
A hunter was shot and killed Saturday morning while deer hunting in rural Bemidji, Minn.
Hunters shot and killed at least four wolves in the opening 24 hours of Wisconsin’s first organized wolf hunt, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.
State wildlife officials say the population of Canada geese appears to be increasing, even though Minnesota hunters killed more of the birds than any other waterfowl last year.
In weathered barns and city garages, duck boats are rolling out of storage.
It’s a big part of our state’s identity in this land of 10,000 lakes and vast expanse of forests. But that hunting and fishing culture doesn’t come without a cost.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to let hunters and trappers take 400 wolves this fall.