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Echo Press wins 17 awards in state newspaper contest
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 8
Local lawmakers want surplus used for health care, tax relief
Holiday Train to stop in Alexandria
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 10
Wrestling: Silverstreaks split at New London-Spicer Tri
Boys basketball: Lakers drop home opener in overtime loss
Boys basketball: Chargers roll to 2-0
Ernie Unruh Christian Service Award lunch rescheduled
Heaven's headlines are the ones that matter
Students test their knowledge in science fairs
Annual Jingle Bells Telethon is Dec. 10
Crockpot 'crocktails' on standby with or without alcohol
Births - Dec. 9, 2016
Butler and Joswiak
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Catching those early-ice walleyes
From the stand: A good way to end it
Applications open for spring turkey's first two seasons
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Harriet M. Johnson
Christian "Christy" Lorsung
COMMENTARY: Take a look at how Minnesota turkeys are raised
LETTER: Fake news is form of terrorism
LETTER: Burden falling on younger generations
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IT'S OUR TURN: 'Don't forget to remember'
Winter grazing of cover crops is subject of workshop
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
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January 6, 2016
Dayton pursues funding for clean water, wildlife habitat
Continuing his work to improve water quality and wildlife habitat, Governor Mark Dayton recently submitted a $795 million proposal to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for Minnesota. This federal, state and local...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
DNR seeks designs for Minnesota's 2014 migratory waterfowl stamp
Wildlife artists can submit entries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) 2014 waterfowl stamp from Monday, Aug. 19, through 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. The Canada goose is the only eligible species for depiction on the 2014 Minnesota Waterfowl Stamp. Other waterfowl...
August 17, 2013 - 3:19pm
May 4, 2013
Wildlife finds new home in nation's largest wetland, prairie restoration refuge
Migratory birds, water fowl and other wildlife now have a new place to call home. Thousands of acres of marginal farmland were converted back to native tall-grass prairies and wetlands in the nation's largest restoration effort of its kind. Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge...
May 4, 2013 - 12:21pm
April 22, 2013
DNR goes live with video-streaming peregrine falcon camera
A live video from a pair of peregrine falcons in a nesting box at the top of an office building in downtown St. Paul is now featured on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website at http://webcams.dnr.state.mn.us/falcon/. "This is a wonderful opportunity to watch...
April 22, 2013 - 8:51am
April 14, 2013
Bears emerging from hibernation; cause for preparation, not alarm
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife managers are reporting an increase in bear sightings as the animals begin emerging from hibernation. Bear sightings are most prevalent in northern Minnesota, but bears can also be spotted in some metropolitan areas. "Spring...
April 14, 2013 - 3:00pm
March 31, 2013
A second chance to help Minnesota wildlife
Minnesotans who forgot to donate to the line with the loon on their state tax forms now have a second chance to help the state's bald eagles, trumpeter swans, blue herons, peregrine falcons and bluebirds, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. To donate to the DNR nongame...
March 31, 2013 - 10:37am
March 23, 2013
Want a warm and fuzzy feeling? Donate to nongame wildlife program
Taxpayers who donate to the Minnesota nongame program on their tax form, may be interested in knowing how their donations help the Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) nongame wildlife program. Donations contribute to research, surveys and habitat improvement for Minnesota's nongame...
March 23, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 15, 2013
Weathering the storm
It can be hard to imagine anything surviving some of the elements that Minnesota winters can throw at wildlife across the state. From 40-degree...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
December 30, 2012
Public hearing will address Upper Lightning Lake in Otter Tail County
People are invited to attend a public hearing about the proposed wildlife lake designation of Upper Lightning Lake in Otter Tail County on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) area wildlife office, 1509 First Ave. North, Fergus Falls. Upper...
December 30, 2012 - 4:56pm
July 23, 2012
Designs due July 27 for Minnesota's 2013 trout, salmon stamp contest
Wildlife artists are reminded to submit entries for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) 2013 trout and salmon through Friday, July 27. Designs should be securely wrapped and enclosed in an envelope or other container. The words "Trout and Salmon Stamp" should be...
July 23, 2012 - 4:11pm
April 28, 2012
Festival of Birds to take wing in Detroit Lakes May 17-20
This summer marks the 25th anniversary of when trumpeter swans were restored in Minnesota -- the first one from the restoration project was released at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. So it seems only fitting that the bird be honored during the 15th annual Festival of Birds...
April 28, 2012 - 8:26am
March 18, 2012
Minnesota DNR hires manager for wildlife habitat program
A veteran Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologist has been selected to manage the state's wildlife habitat program. Bob Welsh, an assistant regional wildlife manager for the past six years, will oversee the agency's recently realigned forest, wetland and prairie-farmland...
March 18, 2012 - 8:01am
January 29, 2012
DNR: Remember to help wildlife during tax season
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Nongame Wildlife Program is urging Minnesotans to remember to help wildlife by donating to the Wildlife Checkoff Fund on their tax forms. Every dollar donated helps ensure the future of wildlife in Minnesota. "The tough economy...
January 29, 2012 - 11:29am
September 24, 2011
Hunting in Minnesota has never been easier, says DNR
Hunting in Minnesota has never been easier. Yes, it's more work than clicking the remote to bring a television to life. But thanks to technology and other changes it's never been easier to find places to hunt, purchase a license, or introduce someone new to the sport. "If you've...
September 24, 2011 - 2:42pm
April 13, 2011
Tour will explore wildlife habitat
The Pioneer Heritage Conservation Trust (PHCT), Evansville, is hosting a wildlife habitat tour on Saturday, April 30. Those interested in going on the tour will meet at the Evansville School parking lot on the south side of the building (look for a school bus). The bus will load...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am