Kim Elverum has been warning Minnesotans about water safety issues for more than four decades. Under Elverum’s watch, boating fatalities have fallen from 56 in 1975 to 15 last year. Elverum is the longest-serving state boating administrator in the nation.
The law firm of Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey says they are joining Sapientia Law Group to represent Minnesotans whose data was improperly accessed by a former employee of the state Department of Natural Resources.
The DNR said wolf hunting and trapping in the northeast zone will close for the remainder of the late season at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Saturday.
Even though last weekend turned winter on like a light switch, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning Minnesotans that the ice is still not yet safe for most outdoor activities.
More and more hunters are going with convenience when registering their deer.
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.
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.
Farmers in Southeastern counties say their crops are under attack by herds of hungry deer. While driving on county roads in the area around dusk, the sight of deer browsing in corn and soybean fields is quite common. And with deer numbers so high, their appetites are costing farmers thousands of dollars.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says high temperatures may be contributing to fish kills in lakes around the state.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has finalized rules for the state’s first regulated wolf hunt later this year.
Minnesota will be cracking down this fishing season on boaters who spread unwanted hitchhikers such as zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil and spiny water fleas.
State burning restrictions are being lifted next week in 13 more Minnesota counties.
Hunting and fishing fees in Minnesota are on the verge of going up.
The outdoors groups that angled for higher license fees could have to shell out more money for hunting and fishing after the Minnesota Senate voted Monday to raise the fees for the first time in 11 years.
The spring green-up is allowing authorities to lift burning restrictions in 13 Twin Cities metro and central Minnesota counties.
Think of it as Minnesota’s version of the hit TV show “River Monsters.” A giant lake sturgeon caught in the Minnesota River earlier this year by Jeremy Redberg was a sight to behold.
Minnesota’s new park reservation system is about to resume taking some camping and lodging reservations after crashing nearly three weeks ago following its launch, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.
Another record-setting weather day and one has to ask, “what are the animals thinking?”
The Department of Natural Resources is warning of high fire danger over the southern half of Minnesota this weekend.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to let hunters and trappers take 400 wolves this fall.
This has been a disappointing winter for Minnesota snowmobilers so far, but Gov. Mark Dayton has set Sunday as the start of Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week in Minnesota.
Minnesota has received encouraging news in the fight to keep chronic wasting disease out of its deer herd.
The Minnesota DNR announced Tuesday it has awarded more than $7 million to 28 local communities through its Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program.
Officials with the Minnesota DNR have started planning for a limited gray wolf hunting and trapping season later this year.
Minnesota officials said Wednesday that the federal government’s decision to remove the region’s gray wolves from the endangered species list may lead to a hunting and trapping season as early as next fall.