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May 23, 2017
A worn yearly Minnesota state park pass clings to a windshield Monday, May 22, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
16 hours 29 min ago
March 30, 2017
The Minnesota Senate Finance Committee meets Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Senate and House budget committees are wrapping up work on a two-year state budget. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 22, 2017
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
March 22, 2017 - 8:00am
March 19, 2017
Dan Wilfond, right, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries specialist at French River, prepares to measure a northern pike while doing a fisheries survey on Grand Lake north of Duluth in 2015. At left is Peter Nasby, a DNR fisheries intern. Forum News Servce file photo
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 16, 2017
Invasive carp, like the one pictured here, have been confirmed in the St. Croix River, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Invasive Asian carp confirmed in St. Croix River
March 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 13, 2017
Outdoor photographer John White spotted this bald eagle at the Big Stone refuge on March 8. John White / submitted photo
Early season signs are everywhere
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
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A helping hand for ducks
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2017
An adult bald eagle with its white head and tail soars over the Minnesota landscape. Courtesy photo / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 1, 2017
Devil's Kettle Falls is located along the Brule River at Judge C.R. Magney State Park, near Hovland on Minnesota's North Shore. Researchers are working to figure out where the water that falls into the "kettle" (at left) re-emerges. Minnesota DNR file photoplay button
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
March 1, 2017 - 9:15am
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for license fee increase
February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 12, 2017
The Lakes and Legends Brewing Company, based out of Minneapolis, won the race, the Brewers Battle trophy and a year-long tap-line at Afton Alps. (Star Gazette photo by Alec Hamilton)
Afton Alps holds inaugural 'Brewers Battle' race and ski-bike extravaganza
January 12, 2017 - 2:19pm
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 24, 2016
As part of "Free Park Friday" Sibley State Park near New London will offer a free guided hike -- or snowshoe walk depending on trail conditions -- from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the day after Thanksgiving. (Forum News Service photo)
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
November 24, 2016 - 10:00am
November 17, 2016
The new segment of the Mississippi River Regional Trail is now open, stretching between Schaar's Bluff and Spring Lake Regional Park just west of Hastings. (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)play button
Mississippi River Regional Trail segment opens at Spring Lake Park
November 17, 2016 - 8:25am
November 14, 2016
Trevor Russell, right, is the author of the State of the River report, which assesses the health of the Mississippi River. He is pictured with Lark Weller of the National Park Service. (Submitted photo)
‘State of the River’ report comes to Schaar’s Bluff Nov. 15
November 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
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