Minnesota DNR

A bald eagle perched on branches.

USFWS confirms 2 bald eagles were shot dead

The agency is offering a reward for information in the case.

Grand Portage State Park

Senate GOP threatens State Parks, DNR shutdown if 'Clean Cars' rule isn't scrapped

Republicans are willing to hold up the omnibus environment bill to stop the MPCA from enacting Clean Cars rules.

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Bald eagles found dead in northern Minnesota may have been shot

An anonymous caller led authorities to the dead eagles.

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Minnesota's rural Airbnb hosts have seen earnings double during pandemic

The online rental service said earnings in Greater MN have doubled

A black bear.

Several bear sightings reported in Woodbury neighborhood

Residents are asked to remove their bird feeders and be patient for the bear to move on.

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Minnesota DNR changes how couples buy combination licenses

Now both members must be present when buying a license.

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Two wolves likely illegally killed in northern Minnesota

The two collared wolves went missing in northern Minnesota in November.

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DNR reveals chronic wasting disease figures after deer season

There were 22 deer confirmed with CWD, but all within current disease management zones.

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Minnesota DNR says fish stocking efforts successful despite pandemic

The state said efforts to stock ponds with naturally low fish populations were successful despite changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: Wear a mask, socially distance when deer hunting this weekend

The DNR and MDH are asking hunters to take proper precautions while hunting.

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DNR uses a helicopter to more efficiently stock lakes with trout

In the past, the DNR used airplanes to stock remote lakes with fish, but the survival rate of the fish was only 85%.

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Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

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Minnesota DNR grants 2 approvals for Line 3 pipeline

The Enbridge pipeline replacement project would replace a crude oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.

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'Severely hypothermic' man rescued from Boundary Waters in the snow, cold

The Minnesota DNR and the St. Louis County Rescue Squad rescued the man Saturday night.

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DNR reports: Loaded gun driving mishaps, bear in corn chopper and more

As a new hunting season begins, officers report hundreds of leftover casings, unsafe shots and loaded guns in cars

A black bear.

Sheriff's office sees 'significant' increase in bear complaints recently

Natural food sources have been slim, so bears are finding alternatives provided by humans.

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Hunters can expect to find more pheasants in MN this season

The pheasant index exceeds the 10-year average in several parts of the state

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Turkey breaks through window and more tales from this week's DNR reports

Officers received a call reporting a mountain lion sighting near Doran

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Minnesota DNR: Be on the lookout for invasive jumping worms

The jumping worms can destroy gardens and lawns, and aren't good for using as bait.

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Oddities from this week's DNR conservation officer reports

Bear tracking, "pet" deer and some extreme attempts to avoid citations