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Second Chick Hatches In DNR’s EagleCam Nest

And then there were two! A second bald eagle chick has hatched in the nest watched over by the Minnesota Department of Resources’ EagleCam on Wednesday morning. DNR officials say the second chick is out of their egg, and is being warmed by their parents (who take shifts) alongsidethe eaglet hatched on Tuesday.

03/26/2014

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More Than 10,000 Comment On PolyMet Mine

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the agency has fielded more than 10,000 public comments on the environmental impact statement for PolyMet Mining’s plan to build the state’s first copper-nickel mine in the Iron Range.

02/12/2014

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New Trail Center Now Open At State Park Near Ely

Bear Head Lake State Park was voted America’s Favorite Park in 2010 in an online contest sponsored by Coca-Cola. The $100,000 prize provided seed money for additional state and federal funding.

09/18/2013

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DNR: 100+ Wolves Harvested In First Hunt

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday more than 100 wolves have been shot and killed since the season opened.

11/12/2012

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Zebra Mussels Found In Gilbert Lake; Farthest North

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says zebra mussels have been found in Gilbert Pit, an old mine pit in St. Louis County.

08/28/2012