Permits

Champlin Deck Collapse

Deck Collapse Sends 4 To Hospital, Highlights Necessity Of Permits

Felix Neba was having a deck party for his younger brother around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. While he was standing on the stairway, the Champlin homeowner suddenly heard a loud crack. He watched in disbelief as the structure collapsed.

07/29/2013

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DNR Closes Northeastern MN’s Early Wolf Season

The DNR says wolf hunting in the northeast zone will close for the remainder of the early season at the end of shooting hours on Thursday, Nov. 15.

11/14/2012

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Deadlines Loom For Minnesota Wolf Season Licenses

Minnesota’s prospective wolf hunters are taking their time about buying their licenses.

10/16/2012

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Gone Fishin': Minnesotans Hitting The Lake On Father’s Day

It looks like a lot more Minnesotans have gone fishing this year compared to years past. In fact, the DNR says more than half a million fishing licenses have been sold this season. WCCO-TV went to a popular bait shop near Medicine Lake to figure out why sales are booming.

06/17/2012

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Uptick In Run/Walk Events Keep Permit Departments Busy

The popularity of run/walk events in the Twin Cities – a metro area known for its runners – has skyrocketed in recent years and it’s creating extra work for city permitting departments.

06/13/2012

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More Beekeepers Than Ever In Minneapolis

The buzz in Minneapolis is the fact that the number of beekeepers is growing, and the number of people wanting to be a beekeeper is, too.

04/25/2012

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DNR Says It Meets 150-Day Permit Issuing Goal

The Department of Natural Resources says it’s meeting a new 150-day target for approving or rejecting permit applications 99.6 percent of the time.

02/09/2012

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Wis. DOJ Won’t Meet Carry Deadlines

Wisconsin residents have overwhelmed the state Justice Department with so many concealed weapon permit applications agency officials say they probably won’t meet deadlines for issuing approvals this month despite pulling dozens of employees from other tasks to help.

01/02/2012

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Tens Of Thousands Apply For Wis. Concealed Carry

Wisconsin’s concealed carry law isn’t even a month old, but thousands of your friends and neighbors already have permission to pack heat and they’re buying up the hardware to do it.

11/24/2011

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BWCA To Keep Lottery System For Some Entry Permits

The Superior National Forest has partly backed off plans to eliminate the lottery system for issuing Boundary Waters Canoe Area entry permits.

11/18/2011

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As Minn. Permits Sped Up, Faster Turnaround Sought

Minnesota officials say they’ve sped up permitting reviews since being instructed to move faster. Now they’re determining how to achieve even quicker turnarounds without sacrificing environmental standards.

11/16/2011

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Feds Plan To Accelerate CapX2020 Permit Process

Federal officials are promising an accelerated permit review for a proposed Wisconsin-Minnesota power line.

10/06/2011

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I-TEAM: Depot Dream Now Homeowner Headache

Nearly a century ago, the Union Depot in St. Paul was a big part of the city’s plans to move forward. A $250 million renovation aims to restore the old goal to turn the iconic train station into a regional transportation hub.

08/30/2011

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DNR Lets Lutsen Violate Permits For Years

Lutsen Mountains ski resort has violated water permits for years so it could pull from a North Shore stream to make snow for its hills.

06/20/2011

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Minn. DNR Likely To Cut Moose Hunt Permits In Half

Officials of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say they likely will cut the number of moose hunting permits in half for this fall’s moose season.

02/23/2011

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