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Forest Service to reopen campgrounds and other recreation sites starting June 1

On June 1, the Superior National Forest will open overnight camping in a limited number of developed campgrounds.

Grants awarded for regional trail projects

The Iron Range Tourism Bureau announces nearly $45,000 in grant awards for trail projects in St Louis County.

National Forest to reopen dispersed camping sites

On May 18, the Superior and Chippewa National Forests will open overnight camping in dispersed sites.

ATV trails open, but youth safety training classes postponed

In a typical year, Minnesota’s ATV clubs hold over 75 ATV Safety Training Classes for riders age 10 to 15, certifying

North Country Angler returns for 2020

BOATS can now be launched at LaTourell’s on Moose Lake and all other Ely area lakes with ice out coming the weekend b

DNR Conservation Officer weekly report ending April 27

District 6 - Two Harbors area

National Forests in Minnesota temporarily close campgrounds and recreation sites

In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health safety of its

DNR won’t harvest fish eggs due to COVID-19 social distancing protocols

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will cancel its 2020 egg take operations for walleye, northern pike, mu

Bear hunt applications available; deadline is Friday, May 1

Prospective bear hunters have until Friday, May 1, to apply for a bear hunting license.

DNR: Keep drones grounded during the upcoming spring wildfire season

Flying a drone can be a lot of fun—but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Department o

Entries floating in for Ice Out Contest

Entries are floating in for the Ely Echo and Grand Ely Lodge Shagawa Lake Ice Out Contest.
May 1, 2020

DNR seeks comment on Tower area lake management plans

Anglers and others interested in learning about Minnesota Department of Natural Resources strategies for managing lak

DNR’s annual aerial survey shows Minnesota’s moose population stable

For the ninth year in a row, Minnesota’s moose population remains relatively stable, but reproductive success – one o

DNR Conservation Officer weekly report ending March 3

District 6 - Two Harbors area

Time to buy new fishing and hunting licenses

It’s the time of year when hunters and anglers need to buy new fishing and hunting licenses.

Snowmobile safety training class held in Ely for 20 youth

Twenty youth from the Ely area and beyond participated in a full day of Snowmobile Safety Training on Feb.

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