The Pioneer Press reports the high costs, hard work and overall loss of hunting in society are behind the drop. Only about 87,000 duck stamps were purchased last year -- that's the lowest number since the state started the duck stamp program in 1977.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle
Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.
Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building
Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.
BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN
Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.
Teen paddle boarders rescued after 'abrupt wind change' on Lake Superior
The rescue happened off Park Point Beach Saturday.
MDH: Abortion numbers drop to lowest level in 37 years
The Department of Health reports there were 11,071 abortions performed in Minnesota last year -- the lowest annual total since the state first started keeping track in 1975. The 2011 abortion rate among women ages 15 to 44 was also the lowest ever recorded by the state agency.
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.
Minnesota among states with the lowest teen birth rate
The number of teen pregnancies in the U.S. reached its lowest point on record in 2010. In fact, the CDC reports births by mothers of all ages dropped for the third straight year. Minnesota had the 8th lowest rate per 1,000 teenage girls.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!