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August 19, 2017
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
August 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
July 10, 2017
A timber rattlesnake is shown in this photo. A timer rattlesnake was discovered in front of a Red Wing, Minn., family's home in June. Courtesy photo/ Brittany Hauser
Unexpected visitor: Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Minn. family's front steps
July 10, 2017 - 8:51am
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 9, 2017
Wisconsin wolf population largest ever at 925 animals
June 9, 2017 - 12:46pm
May 4, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to detect zebra mussels in a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing north of Duluth Thursday morning. Clint Austin / Forum News Serviceplay button
DNR adds more dogs to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
May 4, 2017 - 8:21pm
March 10, 2017
DNR biologists investigate 'chemicals of concern' in Newton Creek
March 10, 2017 - 7:00am
February 28, 2017
Devil's Kettle Falls is located along the Brule River at Judge C.R. Magney State Park, near Hovland on Minnesota's North Shore. Researchers are working to figure out where the water that falls into the "kettle" (at left) re-emerges. Minnesota DNR file photoplay button
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
February 28, 2017 - 10:21pm
February 15, 2017
Walker’s budget moves forestry division to Northern Wisconsin
February 15, 2017 - 8:51am
November 11, 2016
The vacuum distillation tower (center) at the Calumet Refinery in Superior. This tower is used to separate diesel from asphalt. Calumet filed for permits today to upgrade its refinery in Superior. The proposed $30 million project would make the facility more efficient and competitive, but it won’t really change its output much, and the vacuum tower is one of the main feature that will be upgraded. (Clint Austin /
Calumet seeks to invest $30 million in Superior refinery
November 11, 2016 - 8:17am
May 31, 2016
Board approves buying recreation easements
May 31, 2016 - 9:57am
May 25, 2016
The map shows where wetlands have been lost in Douglas County’s Lake Superior watershed. The dark green areas show where fewest wetlands have been lost while the areas in red show where most wetlands have been lost. Courtesy of Douglas County Land Conservation Department
Board adopts wetland plan
May 25, 2016 - 2:38pm
November 27, 2015
Snowmobilers need passes on Wisconsin trails
November 27, 2015 - 8:44am
May 29, 2015
A pair of newborn fawns was taken to the Humane Society of Douglas County. Animal care professionals recommend leaving them in the wild for the best chance of survival. (Submitted photo)
Keep wildlife wild
May 29, 2015 - 8:02am
May 15, 2015
DNR seeks nominees for heritage council
May 15, 2015 - 7:00am
May 5, 2015
County approves fight against invaders
May 5, 2015 - 8:18am