DNR Rejects Ban On Lead AmmunitionMinnesota wildlife officials have rejected a request from environmental groups to ban the use of lead in rifle bullets, birdshot and fishing tackle.
DNR Spreads The Word On New CWD RegulationsWildlife managers say they're close to rounding up enough trash bins to dispose of deer carcasses in zones of Minnesota where they're trying to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease.
DNR: 5,700 Young Hunters Bag Deer During Youth SeasonThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says there was a strong response to the first statewide season for young deer hunters.
New Street Signs Going Up Around Bde Maka SkaWith their ladders, wrenches and big green signs, city crews are giving a new look to an old lake. On Monday morning, workers were busy renaming streets around Bde Maka Ska to more accurately reflect the areas new identity.
Another Case Of Deer-Killing Virus EHD Found In MinnesotaWildlife officials say a midge-borne disease is responsible for the death of a deer in southeastern Minnesota.
Fort Snelling State Park To Reopen TuesdayThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says Fort Snelling State Park will reopen Tuesday, following a months-long closure due to flooding.
DNR: Animal In Eden Prairie More Likely Coyote Than CougarAuthorities tweeted a photo Thursday night of what appears to be a cougar taken by a resident in Eden Prairie this week near Purgatory Creek, but wildlife experts with the DNR say the animal is a canine and likely a coyote.
DNR To Expand Hunting Opportunities To Curb Chronic Wasting DiseaseMinnesota wildlife officials are taking steps to curb a fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer.
Panel To Consider Making DNR Sell Bug Spray In Wisconsin State ParksA legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would require the state Department of Natural Resources to sell insect repellent in state parks and forests.
DNR: Bear Killed After Attacking Teen In ElyThe Department of Natural Resources said a northern Minnesota teen was injured in a bear attack last week.
Boys Pull 'Monster' Sturgeon From Minnehaha Creek; DNR Looking To Relocate ItTwo boys in Edina pulled a 6-foot sturgeon from Minnehaha Creek on Wednesday, and now conservation officers are working to find the massive fish in an effort to place it in more suitable waters.
DNR To Dedicate New Lake Itasca AmphitheaterThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will partner with Friends of Itasca to host a dedication event Saturday for Itasca State Park's new amphitheater.
DNR: Be On Watch For Loons Infected With West Nile VirusIf you're spending time on Minnesota waters this summer keep a special watch for loons. The Department of Natural Resources says this is the time of year they become susceptible to West Nile Virus.
Watercraft Registration Fee Doubles; Money To Go Toward Fighting Invasive SpeciesA fee on watercraft registration in Minnesota has doubled, with the money designated to go toward fighting invasive species.
DNR To Crack Down On Drunken Boating Over 4th Of July WeekendTo help keep everyone safe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officers and other authorities will be increasing water patrols to crack down on drunken boaters.