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.
Scientists: 2 Mainland Wolves Made Jaunt To Isle Royale ParkTwo gray wolves recently traversed the frozen Lake Superior surface from Canada to Isle Royale National Park, scientists said Tuesday, but the animals stayed only five days — dashing hopes that ice bridges would induce migrants from the mainland to replenish the island's lagging wolf population.
Kevin Garnett's 1,000 Wolves Tickets Claimed In MinutesThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced that the 1,000 tickets purchased by Kevin Garnett for Monday night’s game have all been claimed – in less than three minutes.
Feds Restore Protected Status For Great Lakes WolvesGray wolves in the western Great Lakes region are protected by federal law once more. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a rule Friday designating wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin as "endangered" and those in Minnesota as "threatened."
Bills Would Drop Federal Protections For Wolves In 4 StatesGray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over whether the predator species is secure enough to allow hunting and trapping or should retain its federal shield.
Kevin Love: Expect To Hear Boos In 1st Game In MinnesotaKevin Love says he isn't expecting a warm welcome when he plays in Minnesota for the first time since he was traded to Cleveland. The Cavaliers visit the Timberwolves on Saturday night. Love says he expects to hear plenty of boos.