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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
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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
September 20, 2018
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
September 20, 2018 - 7:23pm
August 6, 2018
Raymond Reinke
The man who taunted a bison in Yellowstone park had visited 3 national parks that week. He had incidents in all of them.
August 6, 2018 - 8:23am
August 3, 2018
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'Oh God, Oh God, I can't watch it anymore': Video shows bison charging at man twice after taunting it in Yellowstone park
August 3, 2018 - 9:49am
July 30, 2018
Three deer are spotted near the intersection of Yellowhead Road Southwest and Lassie Lane Southwest in Bemidji, Minn., by BSU associate professor of biology Brian Hiller and his students. Submitted photo
Deer-hunting options expand in 2018
July 30, 2018 - 7:07pm
July 16, 2018
Rendsville 4-Her Brady Cardwell competed as a part of Team Minnesota at the 4-H National Shooting Championship in June. Submitted photo
Cardwell competes at national 4-H event
July 16, 2018 - 12:13pm