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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 1, 2018
Tom Landwehr, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
DNR says more timber available on state land
March 1, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 24, 2018
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Explore Lake Life Expo draws in over 700 visitors
February 24, 2018 - 6:44pm
February 21, 2018
(Left to right) Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discuss the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M on Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / Forum News Service
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 21, 2018 - 7:40pm
February 15, 2018
A large bull moose moves through a Northeastern Minnesota forest during last year's aerial population survey. Moose numbers are fairly stable again this year but remain at a low level. Photo by Mike Schrage.
Minnesota moose numbers low but stable
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm
February 12, 2018
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
January 18, 2018
An engineering team, in foreground, briefs North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's diversion task force Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tu-Uyen Tran / Forum News Service
Fargo mayor: New diversion plan could be out in 30 days
January 18, 2018 - 7:44pm
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
December 11, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, from left, N.D. Gov. Doug Burgum and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams listen to Minnesota hydrologist Suzanne Jiwani during a diversion task force meeting Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at the Fargodome. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Flood diversion task force finds common ground in some, not all cases
December 11, 2017 - 9:33pm
December 4, 2017
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Minnesota black bears moving west
December 4, 2017 - 11:16pm
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DNR address firearm safety as deer opener begins in MN
November 4, 2017 - 10:08pm
October 29, 2017
Most deer hunters would be happy to see a buck like this come walking by during Minnesota's firearms deer season, which opens Saturday and continues through Nov. 19. This photo was taken with a trail camera placed by Sean Hall of Cloquet, Minn.
Minnesota firearms deer hunters hope to see more bucks this fall
October 29, 2017 - 6:01am
October 23, 2017
Game wardens find ghost hunters, thought to be deer shiners, in northern Minn. cemetery
October 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
October 19, 2017
A monstrous bog that broke off the shoreline a few weeks ago in Merrifield Bay on North Long Lake just outside of Brainerd continues to amaze residents. Steve Kohls / Forum news Serivceplay button
Monster floating bog lingers, moves around on northern Minnesota lake
October 19, 2017 - 6:25pm
September 25, 2017
Gray wolf. Gary Kramer / USFWS
With higher deer population, Minn. wolf numbers jump 25 percent
September 25, 2017 - 5:34pm