Budget Bill Won't Have Wolf Management Returning To Minn.A proposal that would have taken gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list did not make it into a massive year-end congressional tax and spending package, an omission welcomed Wednesday by groups that support maintaining federal protections for the predators.
Push In Progress To Let Great Lakes States Manage Wolves AgainA Minnesota congressman says a push is underway to include language in a catchall spending bill to return responsibility for managing wolf populations in the western Great Lakes region to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Courts have overturned federal efforts to remove the region's wolves from the endangered list. The legislation would bypass the courts.
Biologists Call For Continued Protection Of Great Lakes Wolves A group of scientists is taking issue with colleagues who want the federal government to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
Minnesota Wolf Protection Would End With Senate BillTwo U.S. senators announced a renewed push Thursday to strip federal protection from gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming — and to prohibit courts from intervening in those states on the embattled predator's behalf. Legislation introduced this week would order the Department of the Interior to reissue orders from 2011 and 2012 that dropped wolves in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming from the endangered species list.
4 Things To Know: Firefighter's Funeral, Chipotle Hirings & moreFrom the funeral for fallen firefighter to a major event expected at Apple Wednesday, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Sept. 9.
DNR: Minnesota Sees Slight Decline In Wolf PopulationThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the state’s wolf population has declined slightly from last year, but not enough to be statistically significant.
Timberwolves Fans Line Up To See Towns & Jones ArriveWhen a first round draft pick and a star player with hometown roots make their first introduction, it's going to attract some attention.
House Republicans Would Cut EPA Spending 9 Percent, Target Wolf Protections House Republicans proposed a spending bill Tuesday that cuts the budget at the Environmental Protection Agency by 9 percent and tries to prevent the Obama administration from enacting several regulations.
4 Things To Know: Minn. Session, Dylan On Letterman & MoreFrom the latest on the Minnesota Session 2015 to POTUS joining Twitter, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, May 19.
Wolves' Wiggins Named To NBA All-Rookie First TeamMinnesota's Andrew Wiggins has pulled down another honor with a spot on the NBA's All-Rookie first team. The selection isn't a surprise for Wiggins, who was named NBA Rookie of the Year earlier.
Attraction With Wolves Planned For SD Causes UproarOpponents of a planned wildlife education operation in the western South Dakota tourist town of Deadwood say they think it's a front for a Minnesota fur farm and shouldn't be allowed.
State, Federal Agencies Plan Forums On Predator CompensationThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture and the federal Farm Service Agency will host a series of town hall meetings in northern Minnesota to explain state and federal programs that compensate farmers for livestock losses due to wolves, raptors and weather.