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More than 100 geese, ducks found dead on partially frozen MN lake

The discovery was made in Waseca at the weekend.

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Enbridge to pay $11M for Line 3 pipeline spills, breaches

The fines go towards "payments, environmental projects, and financial assurances from Enbridge."

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DNR biologist finds man's body in Lake Bemidji

Deputies also found clothing and "personal items" on the shore close to where the man was found.

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'Please, just leave fawns alone': Fawn dies after being taken from the wild

Wildlife officials say it's rare that unaccompanied fawns have been abandoned.

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Despite predators and parasites, optimistic moose report for MN

Moose in Minnesota face numerous challenges, including predators, parasites, bacterial infections and climate change.

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MN DNR adds daily sunfish limits to 52 more lakes

It's part of an effort to improve the size of sunfish.

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DNR mothballs environmental review of proposed mine near BWCAW

It's the latest regulatory hitch in Twin Metals' hopes for an underground mine near Ely.

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Update: Authorities find owner of abandoned, scorched snowmobile

There wasn't much left beyond the frame and a few other large, metal parts.

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'It's disgusting': Anglers dumping sewage on to popular ice fishing lake

A local CO told Bring Me The News it's people in newer, RV-style wheel houses.

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Months after missing deadline, Enbridge says Line 3 aquifer breach is fixed

The company told Bring Me The News it "successfully stopped the flow of groundwater" at the site.

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DNR: Use caution as ice conditions still vary on Minnesota lakes

The warm weather this month has made the quality of ice on some lakes a bit sketchy.

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How rare is a December tornado in Minnesota?

The latest confirmed tornado in the state was a mid-November twister.

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MN lakes have 2 fewer weeks of ice cover versus 50 years ago

The cascading effects of the warming climate threaten the state's valuable outdoors.

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Angler officially breaks 64-year-old state muskie record

The muskellunge he caught on Nov. 22 weighed a whopping 55 pounds, 14 ounces.

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'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice

Conditions can vary greatly even across a single body of water.

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Take a hike! Free admission to MN State Parks on Black Friday

The annual promotion returns for the seventh year in a row.

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Large buck illegally shot with crossbow in city limits, DNR investigating

The animal's antlers were removed and its carcass left on the side of the road.

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Anglers caught with 72 walleyes, saugers — 48 fish over limit

The DNR seized every single fish the group had caught.

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The Minnesota DNR will pay you for cones, seeds

The department is in "urgent" need of cones.

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New CWD case suspected days before deer opener in Minnesota

The deer was harvested in northwestern Minnesota, outside the DNR's CWD zones.

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MN homeowner mistakes large tent for dead moose

They spotted two people on a security camera with the dead "moose."

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Enbridge misses deadline to fix its groundwater blunder

The company had 30 days to stop the leak it caused by not following its submitted plans.