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Angler catches record-tying hybrid sunfish on Green Lake

The Kandiyohi County catch matches a record set in 1994.

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Warning issued in southern Minnesota due to 'extreme' wildfire risk

A recent drought has brought on drier conditions throughout the state.

armstrong lake ice shelters MLK Day 1

As fish house deadlines approach, how much trash will anglers leave behind?

"It can shed a negative light on all anglers if some are leaving a mess."

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Mesabi Metallics sues DNR for terminating lease at unfinished Iron Range mine

The Minnesota DNR terminated the lease after Mesabi Metallics failed to pay a $200 million lease requirement by May 1.


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


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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Oddities from this week's DNR conservation officer reports

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

DNR: Please don't shoot research bears

Bear hunting season starts Sept 1.