1 Injured When Moose Collides With Car On Iron RangeOne person is injured and a moose is dead after the animal collided with a car on Minnesota's Iron Range. The crash happened early Saturday on Highway 169 in Keewatin.
A Look At Poaching In Minnesota After Lion's DeathA Minnesota dentist is accused of poaching after traveling to Zimbabwe and paying two experts to help him find a lion. It's also not the first time a Minnesota native has been involved in a poaching case. Most others involve the illegal harvesting of deer, moose or fish, but poaching has a past.
Groups Petition For Protection Of Moose In MidwestTwo groups are seeking federal protection for a subspecies of moose found in the Midwest. The Center of Biological Diversity and Honor the Earth say climate change, a changing habitat, disease and other factors have significantly reduced the moose population, down 60 percent in Minnesota alone in the last decade.
Eveleth Man Injured In Car-Moose CrashAn Eveleth man suffered non-life threatening injuries after a collision with a moose on a St. Louis County road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Dayton To DNR: No More Moose CollaringGov. Mark Dayton has ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to stop the practice of radio-collaring moose as part of studying the animals.
DNR: Sleepy Eye Moose Died From Brain WormThe moose that wandered hundreds of miles south to a Sleepy Eye couples' backyard in November died from a brain worm infection, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A necropsy conducted at the University of Minnesota's veterinary laboratory determined that there were lesions in the moose's spinal cord and brain caused by a parasite.
Wild Moose Illegally Killed In NW MinnesotaFederal wildlife officials are asking for the public's help in finding whoever illegally killed a wild moose in northwestern Minnesota.
Northwoods Moose Living On Sleepy Eye Farm DiesA moose that wandered hundreds of miles away from its Northwoods habitat has died. The Department of Natural Resources told WCCO the moose was found in the backyard of a home in Sleepy Eye, a place it had been hanging out for the last week and a half.
Northwoods Moose Moves To Minn. Farm CountryVerna Wendinger was on her farmhouse porch on Sunday, pounding out a dust mop. That's when she caught something near the backyard garden out the corner of her eye. Whatever it was seemed strangely out of place. "All of a sudden it turned around and, oh my!” Verna said. "My first thought was it was a horse, and oh, it's got antlers."
Maple Lake Couple Recovers After Hitting 900-Lb MooseA Maple Lake, Minnesota couple is recovering after colliding with a moose earlier this week. Monday evening, Donald and Terry O’Connor were coming back from Buffalo along Highway 55. As they passed by the beach access to Maple Lake they crashed head on with a 900 pound bull moose.
New Critical Habitat License Plate Focuses On MooseYou'll be able to pay more for a new critical habitat license plate in Minnesota. The money raised will go to help pay for research into why our moose population is declining.
Partnership Helps Raise Funds For Moose Researchhe state is partnering with a private conservation organization to raise funds to study why Minnesota's moose population has dramatically declined in recent years and how that trend could be reversed.