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July 22, 2019
West Nile virus impacting Minnesota loon population
12 hours 8 min ago
July 21, 2019
West Nile virus affecting Minnesota loon population
July 21, 2019 - 8:30am
July 13, 2019
Governor’s Fishing Opener 2020 Planning Committee near Otter Tail Lake.
Photo courtesy of Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County 2020 Governor's Fishing Opener planning has begun
July 13, 2019 - 7:00am
June 27, 2019
Aquatic invasive species education highlights holiday campaign
June 27, 2019 - 11:40am
June 20, 2019
Ethan Rasset, with new state record golden redhorse. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR
State records topple for 2 species of Minnesota fish
June 20, 2019 - 1:12pm
DNR asks motorists to ‘give turtles a brake’
June 20, 2019 - 11:08am
May 30, 2019
DNR seeks volunteers for loon monitoring program
May 30, 2019 - 10:50am
May 19, 2019
The interior of a yurt available through  hipcamp.com at Tall Pines Wilderness Yurt just off the Gunflint trail. The yurt rents for $118 per  night but includes beds with mattresses. Photo courtesy hipcamp.com.
Glamping app offers quirky, quaint camping: Hipcamp.com encourages landowners to open space for camping
May 19, 2019 - 7:05am
May 11, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz kicked off the 2019 summer fishing season on Saturday, May 11, at Fountain Lake in Albert Lea. Photo courtesy of Explore Minneosta
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
May 11, 2019 - 7:44pm
May 10, 2019
Leech Lake anglers will be able to keep a wider size range of walleye starting on the 2019 fishing opener, officials announced Monday, Dec. 10. Forum News Service file photo
This Saturday, about 500,000 anglers will visit Minnesota waters to catch a fish. Here's a closer look.
May 10, 2019 - 10:56am
May 7, 2019
Minnows, like these spot tailed shiners, may be hard to come by for Saturday's Minnesota walleye fishing opener. A cool spring following a winter that saw fish die-offs in some shallow lakes and ponds has slowed minnow trapping. Forum News Service file photo
Minnows may be hard to find for Saturday's Minnesota walleye opener
May 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
May 6, 2019
DNR crews working hard to have boat ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
May 6, 2019 - 1:05pm
May 5, 2019
Cold water could make walleye fishing a challenge for Saturday's Minnesota Fishing Opener. Forum News Service file photo
Cold, high water could play into walleye success at Minnesota Fishing Opener
May 5, 2019 - 7:00am
April 23, 2019
This crappie-decoy carving won Troy Helget Best of Show at Perham in the service working category in April. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
One of the best: Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings in Perham show
April 23, 2019 - 8:55am
April 15, 2019
A deer tick (left) and an American dog tick, more commonly known as a woodtick, are shown side by side for comparison in April 2010 at Turtle River State Park near Arvilla, N.D. With tick season at hand, the North Dakota Department of Health is recommending people take precautions. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
Tick season is at hand; Take precautions to prevent bites and disease
April 15, 2019 - 5:31pm