Missing Douglas County Man Found Dead In SloughA missing Kensington man was found dead in a slough in Douglas County Friday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, deputies were asked to complete a welfare check on 63-year-old Danny Leonard Tucker. Tucker had not been seen for about three weeks and had a history of health issues.
Minnesota 2014 Fish And Game Licenses Expire SaturdayMinnesota authorities remind anglers that their 2014 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Saturday. While some hunting and fishing seasons continue past Saturday, the Department of Natural Resources says new licenses are required.
Hunter Asks For More Trapping Regulations After Dog Dies In ConibearA Minnesota hunter is pushing for change after his dog was caught and killed in a trap. Mark Johnson's 7-year-old lab, Bronco, was killed in a body grip trap while they were grouse hunting near Bemidji in October.
Group Protests DNR Decision To Allow Expansion Of Body Grip TrapsDemonstrators gathered at the Governor's mansion Saturday afternoon to protest a decision by the DNR to allow the expansion of a certain type of trap to public walk-in-access hunting areas. The conibear, or "body grip," traps are used to catch bobcats and other wild animals.
Wolf Hunt Wraps Up In Northwestern Minn.The Department of Natural Resources is closing the wolf hunting season in northwestern Minnesota at the end of Friday’s hunting hours. The DNR reports that 86 wolves have been harvested so far in the northwest wolf zone, which is three wolves short of the harvest target number. The decision was made Thursday evening in anticipation of the target being met by late Friday.
Hunting, Trapping Wolf Season Starts This WeekendThe second part of Minnesota's wolf hunting season starts this weekend. It includes both hunting and trapping.
Minn. Taking Applications For Upcoming Wolf Season Minnesota is taking applications for its upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season.
Group Opposes New Wolf Hunt Via BillboardsA group called Howling for Wolves is paying for billboards around the Twin Cities to oppose the new wolf hunting and trapping seasons this fall.
Minnesota Releases Wolf Hunting, Trapping PlansMinnesota is releasing details about its plans for the state's first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season. The wolf season will start Nov. 3 when the firearms deer season opens.
DNR Seeks Input On Hunting Regulation Changes The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking citizen input on three hunting and trapping issues at a series of public meetings this winter.
Minnesota Takes Over Gray Wolf ManagementIn a packed state capitol hearing room, Minnesota lawmakers are refining something that hasn't been done in 40 years.
Federal Official Promises To Fund Wolf TrappingU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federal officials have pledged money to restart the wolf trapping program in Minnesota.