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DNR Hosting 3-Day Youth Hunting Sessions In October

With fall comes the beginning of the hunting season in Minnesota. Duck and goose hunting is already underway, and in a few weeks the deer hunting season will start as well. Every year, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has a special three-day season for youth hunters in October. But there’s a lot more to the special season than attracting young hunters.

09/26/2013

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Bow Hunting Community Growing In Minn.

Deer bow hunting season starts Saturday, and we found out it’s a growing trend among Minnesota hunters.

09/13/2013

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Minnesota Pheasant Index Down 29 Percent From 2012

A long winter followed by a cold, wet spring has contributed to a significant decrease in Minnesota’s pheasant population. The Department of Natural Resources says Minnesota’s pheasant index declined 29 percent from 2012, reflecting trends seen in neighboring states.

09/10/2013

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Friends Sentenced For Wildlife Crime In SD

Seven of eight people accused of illegally hunting geese in eastern South Dakota’s Miner County have now been sentenced in federal court. The group of friends known as “Team Those Guys” killed nearly 425 geese over a six-day period.

08/23/2013

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DNR Cuts Wolf Quota By Nearly Half

Minnesota wildlife officials are set to announce details of the upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season. This season will be the second since the animals came off the endangered list in the region.

07/29/2013

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Plan Lifts Lower 48 States’ Wolf Protections

The Obama administration on Friday proposed lifting most remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that would end four decades of recovery efforts but some scientists criticized as premature.

06/07/2013

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MN Zoo Shows Off New Penguin Chicks Via Webcam

The Minnesota Zoo has debuted a new webcam to show off their two recently-hatched male African penguin chicks.

04/19/2013

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DNR Considers Moving Canada Goose Hunt Start Date To Summer

Minnesotans may be able to start hunting Canada Geese this summer.

02/25/2013

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Minnesota Deer Harvest Declines 4 Percent

Minnesota’s deer harvest declined in 2012 but officials say it was a safe season for people who took to the woods.

01/28/2013

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New Cabela’s Store Coming To Woodbury In Fall 2014

Fans of the outdoors who live in the east metro won’t have to travel too far to get to a Cabela’s come fall 2014.

01/15/2013

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Mike Max Vs. Geese: The Ultimate Showdown

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.

12/08/2012

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More Than 150K Deer Harvested This Season

Minnesota hunters harvested 151,400 deer so far, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

11/21/2012

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Wis. Sheriff: Man Fatally Shot By Hunting Partner

Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.

11/20/2012

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Reaches Limit In 2 Zones

Wisconsin is closing the wolf hunt season in two zones in the northeastern part of the state after quotes have been reached.

11/15/2012

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Online Deer Registration Alters Hunting Culture

More and more hunters are going with convenience when registering their deer.

11/10/2012

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Motley Boy Bags 28-Point Buck On Hunting Opener

A 12-year-old boy from Motley had a deer hunting experience he will likely never forget on the opening weekend of the season.

11/08/2012

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Man Dies Hunting Near Alexandria

A 63-year-old man died while hunting near Alexandria Sunday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

11/04/2012

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Deer Hunter Killed Near Bemidji

A hunter was shot and killed Saturday morning while deer hunting in rural Bemidji, Minn.

11/03/2012

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Minnesota Sport Hunters Take 45 Bull Moose In 2012

Preliminary figures show hunters registered 45 bull moose during northeastern Minnesota’s 2012 moose season.

10/22/2012

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Body Found In Northern Minn. IDed As Missing Man

Remains found in northern Minnesota have been identified as those of a man missing for two years.

10/19/2012

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Hunters: 4 Wolves Killed In Wisconsin In 24 Hours

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.

10/16/2012

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Wildlife Groups Sue To Stop Wolf Hunt

Less than three weeks before Minnesota’s first-ever wolf hunt, there is a last-ditch effort to protect the animals from hunters and trappers.

10/15/2012

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Minn. Wolf Lottery Results Now Available Online

Hunters and trappers who entered the lottery for licenses in Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season can now check online to see if they won.

09/26/2012

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Hunters Active But Canada Geese Thrive In Minn.

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.

09/22/2012

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Minn. Issues 2012 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued its annual handbook of waterfowl regulations for the upcoming hunting season.

08/23/2012

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