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January 15, 2019
The Wisconsin DNR on Tuesday confirmed West Nile virus in ruffed grouse for the first time. There are concerns that the disease may be impacting  grouse populations. News Tribune file.
Wisconsin confirms first West Nile in grouse
8 hours 55 min ago
November 27, 2018
Minnesota conservation officer-in-training Leah Kampa and conservation officer Kipp Duncan wrestled with a deer in a basement last week to move it outside the house. Duncan is currently working in plain clothes to watch Kampa interact with people without a second uniformed officer nearby. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into basement
November 27, 2018 - 5:05pm
November 1, 2018
(2008 file / News Tribune)
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
November 1, 2018 - 12:11pm
October 19, 2018
Grouse hunter Jim DePalo of Falls, Penn., looks on as hunting guide Jens Heig works on taking blood and feather samples and the heart from a grouse shot last week on the Chippewa National Forest. The Minnesota DNR will check samples from up to 400 grouse this fall to find out how prevalent West Nile virus is in the popular game bird.  John Myers / jmyers@duluthnews.com
West Nile testing may bring answers about grouse
October 19, 2018 - 9:27am
September 26, 2018
Northeast Minnesota man pleads guilty to trapping charges: Over 600 illegal snares found
September 26, 2018 - 8:02pm
August 1, 2018
A crappie. Forum News Service file photo
Authorities charge Minnesota couple with 253 crappies after day on lake
August 1, 2018 - 2:29pm
July 30, 2018
Three deer are spotted near the intersection of Yellowhead Road Southwest and Lassie Lane Southwest in Bemidji, Minn., by BSU associate professor of biology Brian Hiller and his students. Submitted photo
Deer-hunting options expand in 2018
July 30, 2018 - 7:07pm
May 2, 2018
Men accused of illegal snaring: Authorities say wolves, bears, deer taken in Itasca County
May 2, 2018 - 8:23pm
April 29, 2018
Aerial scene of the Calument refinery fire and explosion in Superior Thursday morning, April 26. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Air quality improving after Superior, Wis., refinery explosion
April 29, 2018 - 10:02pm
March 27, 2018
A rotting beam and disintegrating shingles illustrate the need to replace the roof on the historic water tower and latrine building in Jay Cooke State Park. Built by the CCC in 1934, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Jay Cooke State Park facilities 'in crisis'
March 27, 2018 - 7:31pm
March 12, 2018
A cluster of zebra mussels sits on a navagation buoy that was pulled from Lake Superior by the USCG Cutter Alder. (2006 file photo / Forum News Service)
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
A timber wolf photographed in Duluth Saturday morning had part of a wire snare wrapped tightly around its muzzle. Officials were unable to capture the wolf as it moved through the city. The wolf was eventually shot and killed by a Duluth police officer. Photo courtesy of Kelly Looby.
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
February 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
December 21, 2017
William Vagts of Isabella re-enacts the moment when he got down on one knee and grabbed the bear around the neck moments before it would have eaten his corgie Darla. Darla (far left) watches warily from the steps Wednesday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Minn. man recounts how he saved his dog from black bear
December 21, 2017 - 4:50pm
November 28, 2017
Bear Creek in Superior is one of four Douglas County waterways that may soon be listed as “impaired” by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Phosphorus content is a concern for not only Bear Creek, but municipal water treatment facilities statewide facing new, stricter phosphorus criteria. Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com
DNR mulls 'impaired' county waterways
November 28, 2017 - 7:00am
November 19, 2017
Greg Kessler, wildlife biologist at Brule for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, says he misses the one-on-one contact with hunters during deer season now that hunters register their deer online. Greg Kessler photo
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
November 19, 2017 - 6:01am
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