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Minnesota DNR

June 17, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Minnesota lawmakers approved additional funding to combat the disease, which is always fatal to deer, elk and moose.  (File photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
June 7, 2019
Between the two of them, Mike (left) and Duane Shelden served Minnesota’s people and natural resources for nearly seven decades. Mike Shelden’s retirement on May 28 marked the first time in 51 years that one of them isn’t patrolling the Alexandria station in west-central Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Retirement of longtime CO Mike Shelden marks big changes in Alexandria
June 7, 2019 - 9:43am
May 6, 2019
DNR crews working to have boat ramps, docks ready for opener
May 6, 2019 - 3:41pm
April 24, 2019
N.D. Game and Fish Department photo
Should Minnesota allow 2 fishing rods per angler? Republicans say yes, Democrats say no
April 24, 2019 - 9:10pm
April 9, 2019
Two tom turkeys move through the area west of Alexandria in mid-March. The Minnesota DNR is asking for the public's input on expanding opportunities for turkey hunting through some proposed changes to the spring and fall season. (Eric Morken / Echo Press)
DNR release: Public asked for input on deer, turkey, trapping seasons
April 9, 2019 - 8:36am
April 3, 2019
Eric Morken
Morken: What's behind hunter apathy right now?
April 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 2, 2019
A young whitetail deer that was shot illegally in northern Douglas County the week of March 25. The DNR is looking for the public's help in the investigation. (Minnesota DNR)
UPDATED APRIL 2: Reward now $800 for info that leads to arrest in poaching case in Douglas County
April 2, 2019 - 2:21pm
March 28, 2019
A group of little brown bats with white nose syndrome, a deadly fungus now blamed for cutting bat numbers by 90 percent in the Soudan underground mine near Lake Vermilion. U.S.D.A photo.
Minnesota bats devastated by white-nose syndrome
March 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
March 18, 2019
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
March 18, 2019 - 10:43am
February 28, 2019
DNR release: Ice shelters must be removed by March 4
February 28, 2019 - 9:51am
February 20, 2019
Photo by  Brad Dokken, Forum News Service
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
February 20, 2019 - 2:19pm
February 14, 2019
A sturgeon estimated to weigh 120 pounds was caught in the St. Croix River recently by 
Darren Troseth of Jordan, Minn. It is believed to be the biggest record fish ever caught in Minnesota.
WATCH: Minnesota angler pulls 120-pound sturgeon through ice
February 14, 2019 - 10:50am
February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
January 22, 2019
New DNR commissioner Sarah Strommen with a walleye caught during the open-water season. Strommen is taking over the top spot in the DNR after Tom Landwehr held the position since 2011. (Photo from the Minnesota DNR)
New DNR commissioner talks challenges, priorities as she takes over
January 22, 2019 - 10:00am
August 31, 2018
DNR release: Public welcome to attend deer meeting in Glenwood on Sept. 6
August 31, 2018 - 1:12pm