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DNR: 147 Wolves Killed During 1st-Ever Season

The early season wolf hunt is now in the books, and Minnesota wildlife officials say nearly 150 wolves were killed.

11/19/2012

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Federal Jury Convicts Man In Illegal Wolf Killing

A Minnesota man has been convicted of violating the Endangered Species Act and lying to a federal official in connection with the 2010 killing of two gray wolves — a threatened species at the time.

11/16/2012

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1 Wolf Quota Already Reached After Opening Weekend

For the first time ever, Minnesotans got a chance to hunt wolves over the weekend.

11/05/2012

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MN Tribes Outlaw Wolf Hunt; Protesters Vow To End It

Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting season will start Saturday amid controversy.

11/02/2012

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Hunters: 4 Wolves Killed In Wisconsin In 24 Hours

Hunters shot and killed at least four wolves in the opening 24 hours of Wisconsin’s first organized wolf hunt, the state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday.

10/16/2012

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Wisconsin, Minnesota Ready For 1st Wolf Hunts

For years, vacationers and farmers across northern Wisconsin and Minnesota have heard the eerie howl of the gray wolf and fretted the creatures were lurking around their cabins and pastures, eying up Fido or Bessie. The tables are about to turn: Both states plan to launch their first organized wolf hunts in the coming weeks.

10/10/2012

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Minn. Wolf Lottery Results Now Available Online

Hunters and trappers who entered the lottery for licenses in Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season can now check online to see if they won.

09/26/2012

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More Than 23,000 Apply For Minn. Wolf Hunt Permits

Would-be wolf hunters are lining up for a shot at an elusive prey this fall, when Minnesota plans to open its first season since the gray wolf came off the endangered species list.

09/07/2012

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Deadline Looms For MN Deer, Wolf Lottery Permits

The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association reminds hunters this is the last day to apply for lottery antlerless deer and wolf hunting permits.

09/06/2012

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Wolf’s Recovery Seen In Livestock Loss Payouts

Minnesota has paid out a record $154,136 to residents whose livestock or pets were killed by wolves in the past year, part of a gradual upward trend also seen in Wisconsin and Michigan.

09/05/2012

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Wolf Center Introducing 2 Pups To The Pack

The International Wolf Center in Ely, Minn., has introduced two new wolf pups to the pack.

07/31/2012

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Minnesota Releases Wolf Hunting, Trapping Plans

Minnesota 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.

05/21/2012

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Bill Would Start Minn. Wolf Season On Deer Opener

Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season would open at the same time as the state’s main firearms deer season this fall under broad legislation a Minnesota House committee will consider this week.

02/27/2012

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Wis. Committee To Hold Hearing On Wolf Hunt

The public will get a chance this week to sound off on a Republican bill that would establish a wolf hunt in Wisconsin.

02/26/2012

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DNR Proposes To Let Minn. Hunters Take 400 Wolves

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to let hunters and trappers take 400 wolves this fall.

01/25/2012

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DNR Announces Minn. Wolf Management Plan

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its wolf management plan will split the state into two zones, north and south.

01/19/2012

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Federal Official Promises To Fund Wolf Trapping

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federal officials have pledged money to restart the wolf trapping program in Minnesota.

10/05/2011

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Scientists: Wolf Return Could Help Restore Lynx

Some scientists say restoring wolves in the West could help restore the Canada lynx, a threatened species.

09/01/2011

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Meeting On Wolf Recovery Set For Grand Rapids

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts a public meeting in northern Minnesota on Tuesday night on its latest proposal to take the gray wolf off the endangered species list Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

06/14/2011

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Minnesota Zoo Defends Shooting Of Escaped Wolf

Three days after Minnesota Zoo handlers shot and killed an endangered wolf that escaped its enclosure, officials there are still defending their actions to residents who wonder why the wolf couldn’t just have been tranquilized.

06/11/2011

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Wolf Escapes Exhibit At Zoo

A Mexican wolf was shot and killed after it got out of its enclosure at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday morning.

06/08/2011

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Money Cut For Minnesota Wolf Management

Congressional budget cuts could jeopardize a federal program that controls wolves that attack or threaten farm animals or pets in Minnesota.

04/13/2011

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