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July 1, 2019
Fireworks explode over Agate Bay during the 2018 Fourth of July celebration in Two Harbors. Those looking for a more peaceful celebration will find it in one of Minnesota's 75 state parks and recreation areas. File photo
Minnesota state parks perfect for a firework free celebration
July 1, 2019 - 4:23pm
June 30, 2019
Volunteers used buckets to transport about 3,000 brown trout from a truck to several access points along the Spruce Creek in Spruce Hill County Park. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Stocking of rainbows, browns provides new opportunity around Alexandria
June 30, 2019 - 8:10am
May 11, 2019
Philip Messner (left) of Hancock and Brady (middle) and Doug Cardwell of Donnelly had no complaints about the bite on opening morning as they brought home a few walleyes from Stowe Lake on Saturday. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
Not a bad bite on opening morning
May 11, 2019 - 1:32pm
May 10, 2019
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
May 10, 2019 - 10:56am
April 26, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz
Walz hosting first turkey hunting ‘governor’s opener’
April 26, 2019 - 11:34am
April 13, 2019
A tom turkey struts to impress two foam hen turkey decoys in southern Douglas County, Wis. Both Minnesota and Wisconsin turkey seasons start Wednesday and plenty of permits are available in both states. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota, Wisconsin spring turkey hunting seasons start Wednesday
April 13, 2019 - 7:43pm
April 1, 2019
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is distributing more than $2 billion in funds to all 50 states and U.S. territories. Courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
FWS allocates more than $1 billion for fish, wildlife programs across US
April 1, 2019 - 2:55pm
February 27, 2019
The largest chronic wasting disease outbreak Minnesota has seen is affecting deer in the southeast part of the state.  Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota’s largest deer hunting group targets deer farms for chronic wasting disease policy
February 27, 2019 - 8:24pm
February 3, 2019
Land debate takes center stage: Despite DNR request, Lac qui Parle County not inclined to add more public land
February 3, 2019 - 3:50pm
January 26, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth in 2017. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Zebra mussels’ best friend: Wakeboard boats, U study finds
January 26, 2019 - 9:15pm
November 30, 2018
Many snowmobile trails across the northern Minnesota officially open Saturday, Dec. 1, but there's not enough snow yet to make them safe. Officials say about a foot of snow is needed on the ground to properly groom trails, as well as ample cold to freeze swamps, lakes and streams. File / Forum News Service
Minn. snowmobile trails officially open Saturday, but not enough cold, snow yet for safe riding
November 30, 2018 - 8:07pm
November 7, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sold about 666,000 licenses and permits last year between the firearm, muzzleloader and archery seasons. Hunter success last year was about 35 percent during the firearms season, DNR statistics show. Minnesota DNR file photo
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
November 7, 2018 - 12:52pm
October 12, 2018
Forum News Service file photo
Austin to host 2019 Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener
October 12, 2018 - 9:38pm
Craig Engwall, executive director of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.
Agreement saves deer hides program in Minnesota
October 12, 2018 - 7:25pm
October 1, 2018
DNR confirms zebra mussels in Otter Tail County lake
October 1, 2018 - 2:15pm