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.
Dayton Proposes More Compensation To Farmers For Wolf LossesNow that wolves are back on the endangered list in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal includes more money to compensate farmers for livestock losses. The governor's budget would provide $125,000 annually for wolf depredation compensation.
Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In 4 StatesSeveral members of Congress are preparing to introduce legislation soon to take wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.
Experts Say Great Lakes Wolves Aren't EndangeredA group of wolf experts disputes that gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are endangered or that a judge's ruling will help the population spread to other states.
Experts Say Great Lakes Wolves Aren't EndangeredA group of wolf experts disputes that gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are endangered or that a judge's ruling will help the population spread to other states. A federal judge in Washington on Friday threw out the Obama administration's decision to remove gray wolves in the three states from the endangered list, a move that bans wolf hunting and trapping in the region.
Miles Scores 28 To Help Pacers Hold Off WolvesC.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night.
Wolf Hunting Season To Close FridayThe third wolf hunting season in Minnesota will close Friday. Hunters and trappers killed more wolves than state goals. That's why opponents want to end wolf hunting.
Wolf Season To Close Friday In NE MinnesotaWildlife managers are closing the wolf season in northeastern Minnesota at the end of shooting hours Friday. Hunters and trappers had registered 30 wolves when the Department of Natural Resources decided Thursday to close the northeast zone.
Blazers Beat Shorthanded Wolves 107-93LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds to pace the Portland Trail Blazers in a 107-93 victory Sunday night over the shorthanded Minnesota Timberwolves.
Thad Young Returns To Wolves After Mom's DeathThaddeus Young has returned to the Minnesota Timberwolves following the death of his mother. Young practiced on Monday for the first time since Lulu Hall died of cancer on Nov. 13. Young missed five games while mourning her passing.