DNR Resumes Mandatory Deer Testing In Chronic Wasting Disease ZonesMinnesota officials say mandatory chronic wasting disease testing for deer harvested on opening weekends in certain areas will resume this year.
DNR Planes Assisting In Putting Out 2-Acre Fire In BemidjiOfficials in northern Minnesota say crews are battling a two-acre fire in Bemidji.
National Guard, DNR Join Forces To Resuscitate Minnesota's Decimated Bat PopulationAbout five years ago, White Nose Syndrome killed off more than 90% of the bat population in many colonies, but now a partnership between the DNR and the National Guard is giving bats a second chance.
'Driest I've Ever Seen It': Officials Urge Caution During Unusually Dangerous Fire SeasonThe extreme drought up north has led to the most dangerous fire season in decades.
Red Flag Warning In Effect In Parts Of Northern MinnesotaAitkin, Beltrami, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis counties are under a warning until 6 p.m.
As Drought Conditions Persist, Minnesota Cities Announce Water Conservation MeasuresMore than half the state is under severe or extreme drought conditions, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' drought monitor.
Minnesota's Worst Drought In Decade To Likely Impact Produce, Gas PricesIt's been nine years since drought conditions in Minnesota were this bad.
Minnesota In 'Drought Warning' Phase, DNR SaysThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the state has entered a "drought warning" phase, as 52% of the state is experiencing severe drought conditions, and 4% is in an extreme drought.
'Suspicious' Wildfire In Beltrami County Prompts Multi-Agency ResponseMore than 80 firefighters, multiple aircraft and at least five government agencies responded to a wildfire in northern Minnesota Tuesday that authorities are now calling "suspicious."
Bald Eagle Family Released Into Wild After Suspected Raccoon AttackA family of three bald eagles that were rescued and treated for injuries in what appeared to be an attack by another animal have been released into the wild in eastern Minnesota.
'Revenge Tourism' Is Breaking Booking Records At Some Minnesota Resorts And Hotels As Pandemic WanesIf you're hoping to book a last-minute trip out of town in Minnesota, you have some competition.
DNR Planting 100,000 Seedlings To Halt Invasive Grasses In North Shore State ParksThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is working to slow the effects of climate change in forests along the North Shore.
Oxygen Levels In Minnesota Lakes Dropping Faster Than Oceans, Study FindsClimate change is causing earth's temperature to rise, and as that happens, the level of oxygen in our lakes is going down.
Bear Sightings Reported In Chaska NeighborhoodThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking some Chaska residents to remove bird feeders from their yards, secure outdoor garbage and recycling containers, and watch pets closely when they're outside.
Walleye Fishing On Mille Lacs Returns To Catch-And-Release OnlyThis spring, anglers were allowed to keep one walleye apiece from 21-23 inches, or one over 28 inches, from the season opener through the busy Memorial Day weekend.