DNR Temporarily Closes State Park Along The Rainy River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this morning that Franz Jevne State Park along the Rainy River in Birchdale, Minn., is closed temporarily because of flooding on the border river. For updates and more information about the park, click here or contact the DNR Information Center at info.dnr@state.mn.us, (651) 296-6157 or (888) 646-6367 between 8…
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Take Me Fishing Lists ‘Top 100 Family Fishing And Boating Spots’

North Dakota didn’t have any destinations on the list, but four Minnesota state parks were among the “Top 100 Family Fishing and Boating Spots” list from the Take Me Fishing organization. To qualify for the list, Take Me Fishing said the places had to be within an hour’s drive of a  major city or town,…
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Kvalevog To Guide Lieutenant Governor In Governor’s Fishing Opener

A couple of outdoorsy nuggets for you on this Friday: Toby Kvalevog, a UND goalie in the 1990s, will guide Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon during the May 10 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener in the Brainerd Lakes Area. A Bemidji High School grad, Kvalevog is an eighth-grade physical education teacher at Forestview Middle School in…
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Still Lots Of Ice On The Big Northern Minnesota Lakes

With the May 10 Minnesota walleye opener less than three weeks away, the lingering question among anglers and others with an interest in the big event is whether the ice is going to be off the lakes by opening day. In the northern half of the state, it’s going to be a long shot, methinks.…
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DNR, MDHA ‘listening Sessions’ Include March 24 Meeting In Bemidji

The Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association have announced the dates for their statewide “listening sessions,” and the meeting for northwest Minnesota is set for 7 to 9 p.m. March 24 in the Lumberjack Room of  Bemidji High School, 2900 W. Division St. The listening sessions are open to all deer…
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