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Alexandria doctor harnesses the sun with $50,000 project
Good news, bad news for fall: Maples should be healthy, oaks maybe not
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
Woman injured when car hits horse in Otter Tail County
Public to get peek at city's 2018 levy Monday
Cross Country: Cards take second and third in Rocori
Where are they now: Vogeler off to fast start at BSU
Football: Cards have to respond as tough schedule awaits
Football: Chargers face undefeated Bears
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 22
Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Lorraine K. Porter
Michelle Kay "Ma Miller" Miller
Betty Ruth Berry
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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May 17, 2017
Deer caught looking for deals at Minnesota Wal-Mart
Wadena, Minn. — Shoppers got quite the surprise at the Wadena Wal-Mart when they noticied a deer perusing the aisles. The picture above has...
May 17, 2017 - 8:12am
February 1, 2017
DNR deer management plan takes first steps
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Officials from the Department of Natural Resources met with Bemidji area residents Wednesday as part of a new initiative...
February 1, 2017 - 9:11pm
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