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REGIONAL— For years, wildlife managers have worked to aid northeastern Minnesota’s moose population by keeping deer numbers low in the region’s primary moose range. Whitetailed deer are … more
ELY— A male black bear with what appears to be a garbage can lid around its neck has been frustrating DNR wildlife officials here in recent weeks. The bear has been a regular at lake homes and … more
SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST— Out here in the backwoods, you can usually hear a beaver pond before you can see it. The winnowing of snipe. The chorus of frogs. The slap of a beaver’s tail on the … more
REGIONAL – If you’re planning to gas up your boat or ATV with premium fuel in advance of the July 4 holiday, you might have a tough time actually finding it. Gasoline inventories are down nearly … more
TROUT LAKE— The lake trout population here is continuing its recovery from its low ebb nearly two decades ago— and DNR fisheries staff aren’t entirely sure why it’s happening. Back in the … more
REGIONAL— June is typically one of northern Minnesota’s wettest month, but that hasn’t proven to be the case so far this year— and that has helped elevate fire danger across virtually all of … more
THE BOUNDARY WATERS—Two Minnesota men here have topped a record that many thought could never be broken. Peter Wagner, of St. Paul, and Matt Petersen, of Crosby, stumbled, near exhaustion, into … more
REGIONAL— For many anglers these days, catching and releasing fish is part of their normal experience. Whether it’s done to comply with a protected slot limit, or simply a personal decision to … more
It’s no secret that most species of insect pollinators are in decline, in some cases, precipitously so. Chemicals in the environment, including the widespread use of pesticides, appear to be … more
Our neighborhood red-breasted nuthatches have all but disappeared from our feeders the past few weeks, a sign that they probably have other things on their mind. Few birds in the North Country work … more
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