Skip to main content
Morris Sun Tribune
University of Minnesota Extension: Winter bird feeding basics
Committee will interview three superintendent search firms Monday
Stevens County seeking public opinion through survey
Winter truck load increases begin today for north, north central frost zones
Four die in murder-suicide in Sisseton, South Dakota
MBA to be more competitive in the 2014-15 season
Storm girls find early season win over Trojans
Storm breezes past Worthington
Tiger boys back with more experience
MA/C-A volleyball finishes season 18-9
John P. Cruze
Caroline Little: Millennials rely on newspaper media to be engaged and informed
Rob Schwarzwalder: We deserve better than a stupid government
Lee Hamilton: What makes a strong lobbyist?
Letter: Family deer hunting tradition spoiled
Letter: Support needed for Christmas Kettle Campaign
Area Student Accomplishment 112214
Open Houses 112214
Mya Lynn Krosch
Otto Frederick Kleindl
Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars
Features from the Farm 110114
DNR encourages hunters to apply early for deer permits, wolf licenses
Hunters who have yet to apply for an either-sex deer permit or wolf hunting and trapping licenses are encouraged to do so well before the Thursday, Sept.
August 26, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 25, 2012
Applications for September mentored waterfowl hunt due Aug. 13
Youth who want to experience waterfowl hunting for the first time can apply by Monday, Aug. 13, to be one 80 participants in this year's mentored youth waterfowl hunt on Saturday, Sept.
July 25, 2012 - 9:58am
July 24, 2012
No application necessary for 2012 fall turkey hunt
Starting this year, Minnesota turkey hunters may purchase a license over-the-counter to hunt the fall season wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. No lottery application will be necessary.
July 24, 2012 - 3:25am
July 6, 2012
Ruffed grouse counts decline
Minnesota's ruffed grouse spring drumming counts were lower than last year across most of the bird's range, according to a survey conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Compared with drumming counts conducted in 2011, 2012 survey results showed an average...
July 6, 2012 - 5:39pm
Mallard numbers average; Canada goose population high
Annual spring breeding waterfowl index surveys indicated average numbers of breeding mallards, lower numbers of blue-winged teal and other ducks, and large numbers of Canada geese in Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The survey, designed specifically...
July 6, 2012 - 5:38pm
June 25, 2012
Applications period announced for the 2012 Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt and 2013 Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt
St. Cloud, Minn. - The St. Cloud VA Health Care System, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and the Minnesota National Guard, Camp Ripley will host the 21st Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt October 2-4, 2012, and the 9th Annual Physically Disabled Veterans Turkey...
June 25, 2012 - 10:57am
June 15, 2012
DNR holds hearing on landowner petition to abandon Chokio Wildlife Refuge
Correction: The original version of this article incorrectly spelled the names of Greg Boldenow and Gary Dierks. We apologize for the error. CHOKIO - Landowners who have land in the Chokio Waterfowl Refuge told representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at...
news / region
June 15, 2012 - 3:50pm
May 23, 2012
Fawns born in May; DNR urges people to leave them alone
May is the month when most fawns are born. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging people to leave fawns and other wildlife alone. While a new fawn may appear helpless, it is important to stay away and not interfere with the doe's natural instinct for raising...
May 23, 2012 - 1:06pm
With animals nesting, DNR urging landowners to delay roadside mowing
Landowners along Minnesota roads and highways are being urged by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to delay mowing or otherwise disturbing vegetation until after Aug. 1. "This is the critical nesting season for wildlife that thrives along Minnesota roads," said Carmelita...
May 23, 2012 - 1:04pm
May 7, 2012
With Minnesota wolf hunt a reality, DNR is working on logistics
Minnesotans will be able to hunt and trap wolves legally for the first time in 38 years this fall. A wolf hunting season will begin on Nov....
May 7, 2012 - 8:43am
April 5, 2012
Marsh Lake Ducks Unlimited chapter makes Top 100
APPLETON, Minn. - April 4, 2012 - The President's Top 100 is one of the most highly sought-after titles of recognition Ducks Unlimited offers...
April 5, 2012 - 2:48pm
March 28, 2012
DNR to offer limited moose hunt this fall
Consistent with the state's moose management plan, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that it will offer a limited bulls-only hunting season this fall. Although hunting mortality of bulls is not a significant factor in the moose population decline, the...
March 28, 2012 - 12:14pm
March 19, 2012
Moose population continues to decline
Minnesota's moose population continues to decline, dropping from an estimate of 4,900 in 2011 to 4,230 in 2012, according to the annual aerial survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "Estimates from the survey and results from research using radio-collared...
March 19, 2012 - 11:47am
March 14, 2012
Hunters, anglers: 'Raise fees we pay'
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of...
March 14, 2012 - 11:58am
March 10, 2012
DNR to reassess dear population goals
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin reassessing deer population goals this spring. From 2005 through 2007 the DNR used an extensive public input process to establish deer population goals for all of the state's approximately 130 deer permit areas.
March 10, 2012 - 10:45am