Minnesota Department Of Natural Resources
Lighter winds Thursday were expected to help firefighters contain and snuff out the remaining hotspots from a wildfire that burned 7,100 acres in northwestern Minnesota.
Firefighters in Minnesota and Wisconsin are battling several wildfires Wednesday that are taking over towns and destroying structures. As of Tuesday night, at least 25 wildfires had broken out in Minnesota Some of the biggest are in Red Lake, Park Rapids, Menagha and across the border in Wisconsin.
Authorities say crews are battling at least two wild fires that started in northern Minnesota late Monday night. As of about 9 p.m. Monday, there were two grass fires about 1,200 acres in size that are burning on the Red Lake Reservation west of Highway 89 and north of Highway 1 in Beltrami County.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources added four more counties to an already growing list that are under burning restrictions as temperatures get warmer and winds pick up around the state.
Safety officials are suggesting a Mother’s Day gift for anglers — wear a life jacket when heading onto Minnesota’s icy waters for the fishing opener this weekend.
Minnesota is now the second state in the U.S. to use dogs to sniff out zebra mussels.
Minnesota’s anglers are gearing up for a big weekend as the state’s fishing opener is on Saturday.
New federal data confirm that anglers who enjoy Minnesota’s sky blue waters are still a powerful engine for the state’s economy.
Wildlife managers report encouraging results in their efforts to keep chronic wasting disease out of the deer herd in Minnesota.
Got brush or yard waste to burn? Do it soon. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is encouraging homeowners to complete their open burning now because restrictions will take effect soon after the snow melts.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey — where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey — where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.
The state has reached a deal with a Duluth company to preserve public access to nearly 11,000 acres of forest in Lake County in northeastern Minnesota.
Many anglers are getting a few final hours of fishing in before fish houses have to be off the ice. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says houses located south of the State must be off the ice by midnight Monday.
Mille Lacs Lake, one of Minnesota’s most popular fishing destinations, is likely to see tight restrictions this summer to help its walleye population recover.
State fisheries officials meet with Mille Lacs Lake area residents and business owners near Garrison on Wednesday to discuss how to cut the walleye harvest this year.
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