Take It From A Dad Who Knows, Local Rivers Provide Great Fall Family Fishing Opportunities

Many outdoors enthusiasts shift from fishing to hunting in the fall, but those who don’t hang up their tackle often experience some of the best fishing of the season. Dan Konickson of Red Lake Falls, Minn., shared some photos of his daughter, Adley, 5, and son Max, 9, fishing the Red Lake River. The kids…
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DNR Seeks People To Serve On Fish And Wildlife Budget Oversight Committees; Roseau Legislator Encourages Northwest Minnesota Residents To Apply

  People in northwest Minnesota sometimes feel they’re on the outside looking in when it comes to dealing with the Department of Natural Resources, especially at the St. Paul level, but there’s an opportunity for anyone who has an interest to have a greater voice in how the agency spends its money. The DNR is…
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A Weekend Snowmobile Adventure

It’s almost difficult to comprehend, given the lack of snow in the Grand Forks area that has brought snowmobiling and other winter recreation to a screeching halt, but some very good snow conditions remain just a couple of hours to the northeast. A friend and I found that out for ourselves over the weekend when…
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DNR Schedules Meeting To Summarize Elk Plan Comments

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this afternoon that it is holding a public meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 3 in Lancaster, Minn., to discuss and summarize the comments it has received on the new management plan for northwest Minnesota’s elk herds. The meeting will be held in the Lancaster School, 401 Central Ave..…
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DNR Extends Comment Period On Elk Management Plan

If you want to comment on the proposed new plan for managing Minnesota’s elk herd, you’ve got a few more weeks to do so. The Department of Natural Resources announced today it’s extending the deadline to comment on the plan until Jan. 22. The original deadline was this coming Sunday. The proposal, which replaces a…
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