Fifteen lakes will come off of the regulations aimed at increasing the average size of fish. The change comes after a new state law goes into effect that caps the number of regulated lakes at 100.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
DNR says lake sturgeon making a comeback on Rainy River, Lake of the Woods
U.S. and Canadian biologists have been working for decades to help lake sturgeon recover from the effects of overfishing, pollution, and habitat loss. The change takes time, though. These fish live about 100 years and females aren't sexually mature until they're 26.
DNR's attempt at ridding lakes of zebra mussels fails
A new treatment that was intended to kill zebra mussels in two Minnesota lakes was not successful. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources used copper sulfate, a chemical used to treat swimmer's itch, to get rid of the invasive species in Lake Irene in Douglas County and Rose Lake in Otter Tail County.
Cravaack aims to end federal regulation on Mille Lacs
Rep. Chip Cravaack announced Saturday that he will seek to end federal authority over some outdoors activities on Mille Lacs Lake. Specifically, he's referring to Coast Guard regulations requiring a so-called “six-pack” license for fishing guides or anyone operating a boat for hire with up to six passengers.
Northern Minnesota bog becoming a global warming laboratory
A ten-year project led by the U.S. Energy Department will study the effects of artificially warming a peat bog near Grand Rapids. Researchers will see how the ecosystem responds to temperatures up to fifteen degrees warmer than normal.
DNR to try pesticide on invasive zebra mussels
State officials will take the rare step of using a pesticide to try and curtail a zebra mussel infestation in a western Minnesota lake. The Pioneer Press says the chemical might be effective if the mussels haven't spread from a contained area. Local officials, though, say the DNR is not responding effectively to stop the destructive mollusks.
Hunter shot in northern Wisconsin, DNR investigating
The initial investigation by the Wisconsin DNR shows that one member of a hunting party was shooting at a deer, when another person in the group was shot.
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