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DNR Reports Good News From CWD Testing In SE Minn.

Minnesota has received encouraging news in the fight to keep chronic wasting disease out of its deer herd.


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DNR Awards $7 Million In Parks And Trails Legacy Grants

The Minnesota DNR announced Tuesday it has awarded more than $7 million to 28 local communities through its Parks and Trails Legacy Grant Program.


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DNR Officials Expect Limited Wolf Season In 2012

Officials with the Minnesota DNR have started planning for a limited gray wolf hunting and trapping season later this year.


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Minn. Officials Ready To Manage Wolf Population

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.


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DNR Cites 144 With Deer Baiting

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says deer baiting was pervasive during this year’s hunting season.


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Good Question: How Did The Asian Carp Get Here?

You have probably seen the video by now: Invasive Asian carp that jump out of the water. Now, DNA results taken near the Coon Rapids Dam show they may be heading up river towards Lake Mille Lacs.


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DNR Investigating After Cougar Shot, Killed In SW Minn.

Officials said a male cougar, also known as a mountain lion, was shot and killed on Tuesday in a rural area of Jackson County. DNR officials said the cougar did not pose an imminent threat to people at the time it was shot.


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DNR Takes Comment On Ruffed Grouse Plan

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on its proposed ruffed grouse long-range management plan.


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Forester Cuts Down Gov’s Christmas Tree 1 Last Time

If there ever was a caretaker of our north woods, chances are it is Art Widerstrom. He’s been a forester with the Department of Natural Resources for more than 40 years.


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Minn. DNR Lets Lutsen Draw Water For Snowmaking

The DNR is allowing Lutsen Mountains ski area to continue drawing water for snowmaking despite drought in northeastern Minnesota.


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DNR Fears Zebra Mussels Hitchhiking On Boat Lifts

Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.


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DNR Treats Lake For Zebra Mussels

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it will be at least two years before the agency knows whether a pesticide applied to a northern Minnesota lake has killed a zebra mussel infestation.


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Crews Battle Fire In Cornfield In NW Minn.

Authorities in northwestern Minnesota said about 200 acres have burned Thursday in a swampy area near Swanville, which is just south and west of Little Falls.


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USDA OKs Minnesota As Bovine TB-Free

State officials say the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Minnesota’s application for statewide bovine tuberculosis-free status.


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Hope The Bear Missing, Feared Shot By Hunter

A popular Minnesota Bear being tracked by the Wildlife Research Institute in Ely is missing.