Mille Lacs Businesses Look To Attract More Than AnglersOfficials from Mille Lacs Lake want it heard loud and clear: They've got more than just walleye fishing.
DNR: Bears Are Emerging From Hibernation, ForagingState wildlife experts are urging residents who live near bear habitat to check their property for food sources that may attract the animals who may cause problems in more populated areas.
DNR: Mille Lacs Lake Goes Catch-&-Release For Walleye AnglersAnglers targeting walleye on Mille Lacs Lake during the walleye season must use artificial bait and immediately release all walleye caught.
Report Card On Pheasant Population Shows Need For ActionThe first report card on Minnesota's efforts to boost its pheasant population says they're off to a good start but there's much work ahead.
DNR, Minnesota State University Use GPS To Study Elk HabitatsResearchers plan to put GPS radio collars on around 20 female elk in northwestern Minnesota starting later this month as part of a project that aims to improve understanding of the animals' movements and habitat use.
2015 Sees Highest Boat-Related Fatalities In A DecadeMinnesota ended 2015 with its highest number of boating deaths in a decade. The DNR said there were 18 boating-related deaths last year. The Star Tribune reports that's the most since 23 people died in 2005.
Minn. DNR's EagleCam Goes Live On 'Give To The Max' DayFans of the popular Minnesota DNR EagleCam, rejoice! The live stream is now up. The DNR says the live stream, which began streaming Thursday, shows the same female eagle from last year.
DNR Says It's Looking Like A 'Spectacular' AutumnIt's one of the best times of year in Minnesota, in large part because of our beautiful fall colors.
'Glory Index' Shows This Summer Is Minnesota's 3rd Best On RecordThe Minnesota DNR says so far this has been the third “most glorious” on record, according to the all-new “Summer Glory Index.” The index is calculated based on ideal temperature, dew point and precipitation.
State Asks Hunters To Help With Bird Flu SurveillanceThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to arm itself with turkey hunters in the fight against bird flu. The state asked hunters in five counties -- Kandiyohi, Pope, Meeker, Swift and Stearns -- to help figure out if the virus has spread to wild turkeys.
Man Fined, Loses Boat After Reeling In 40 FishAn out-of-state angler lost his boat for reeling in too many fish, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Officials say they caught 54-year-old Charles Siegerdt fish fillets well over the limit -- 21 bass (42 fillets) and 19 northern pike (38 fillets) -- at an Itasca County resort.
DNR Urges Caution On Ice Despite Cool DownDespite colder weather, the DNR wants everyone to think twice before going out on the ice right now. The department says because of the recent weather changes, there are inconsistent ice conditions.

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