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Reminder: Deer lottery application deadline Sept. 8

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds firearm and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless

Pastor Burgdorf assigned to Lutheran churches in Ely and Babbitt

by Nancy McReady

Minnesota DNR: Wild rice season opens soon, but harvesters must ensure wild rice is ripe

Wild rice conditions are looking good this year in many areas of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Natural Re

MN DNR reports ruffed grouse counts down from last year

Minnesota’s ruffed grouse spring population counts are down from last year as expected during the declining phase of

Deer hunting season details released by DNR

With the release of the online version of the 2021 Minnesota Hunting and Trapping Regulations handbook, hunters can r

Additional BWCA closures near US-Canada border

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Prospector picks up $150,000 federal trail grant

The Prospector ATV project picked up another grant, this time through a federal program.

BWCA permit holders should plan to pick up permits in-person again starting on Monday

Starting on Monday, July 12, most Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness visitors will need to pick up their wildernes

Rock Island Lake fire

PAGAMI COUNTRY - A wildfire was detected Wednesday afternoon one mile southwest of Lake Two in the BWCA.

Ely’s Hidden Valley mountain bike trails take shape, with fundraising efforts underway to ensure completion

Ely’s Hidden Valley Recreation Area is seeing expanding outdoor recreation opportunities this summer, with the additi

Walz signals support for Ecklund’s measure to strengthen deer farm oversight

In a letter to House and Senate Environment and Agriculture committee chairs, Governor Tim Walz announced his support

Don’t be deceived by appearance of green

Persistent dry conditions throughout northern Minnesota will mix with unseasonably warm temperatures, low relative hu

SHORE LUNCH “A Bad Day Fishing…”

We all know the adage that “A bad day fishing is better than a good day working!” Well, for a fishing guide, “A bad d

Anglers should prepare for cold water during fishing opener

Mother Nature gave Minnesotans extra ice-free days this spring on many of the state’s water bodies, but relatively co

Forest Service closes Birch Lake campground and boat access for prescribed burn activities

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Bear hunt applications available; deadline is May 7

Prospective bear hunters have through Friday, May 7, to apply for a bear hunting license.

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