Tag: Minnesota

Minnesota High School Football and Volleyball Polls week of 9-6-21

Minnesota Football polls FOOTBALL – September 8, 2021 CLASS  6A1.   Eden Prairie  (3)            1-0   482.   Lakeville South  (2)       1-0   473.   St. Michael-Albertville    1-0   374.   Rosemount                   1-0   355.   Wayzata                       1-0 …
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September 9, 2021 0

Intense wildfire year prompts additional restrictions in northeast Minnesota

Wildfire conditions in Minnesota continue to worsen and are now prompting restrictions on mechanized operations and dispersed camping, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, August 30, dispersed camping in state forests and backcountry camping in state parks will be closed in the northern portion of St. Louis County,…
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August 31, 2021 0

New Changes for Upcoming Minnesota Waterfowl Season

Detroit Lakes, MN — When waterfowl seasons open this fall, hunters will see a number of regulatory changes with duck and goose seasons and season dates. Before implementing these changes, the DNR took a comprehensive look at waterfowl regulations. Some of the objectives for these changes focused on simplification of regulations and providing additional opportunity…
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August 27, 2021 0

Minnesota State Fair Gets Underway Thursday

Falcon Heights, MN — The Great Minnesota Get Together, or the Great Minnesota Get-Back Together as its being called this year, returns in mostly full force this Thursday, August 26th and runs through Labor Day at the State Fairgrounds in Falcon Heights. Back is the delicious food and beverage, grandstand entertainment, livestock barns, hundreds of…
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August 25, 2021 0

Norman County 4-H to be Well Represented at MN State Fair

Ada, MN — The Minnesota State Fair returns a week from now and once again Norman County will be well represented, specifically when it comes to 4-H. Most of the 4-H’ers will be present either during the Livestock encampment, which is August 25th – 29th, or the General encampment, which runs September 2nd – 4th.…
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August 19, 2021 0

Dedication for Cupido WMA, Norman County’s Newest Wildlife Management Area, on August 6th

Twin Valley, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking part in a dedication ceremony this Friday, August 6th for Norman County’s newest and one of it’s most significant Wildlife Management Areas. The Cupido Wildlife Management Area, which was gifted to the DNR last year by the Minnesota Prairie Chicken Society and Pheasants…
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August 3, 2021 0

More Counties Under Burning Restrictions to Help Prevent Wildfires

To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding burning restrictions. Effective 12:01 a.m., July 27, areas within state jurisdiction in Aitkin, Becker, Benton, Carlton, Clearwater, Mahnomen and Stearns counties are included in burning restrictions already in place for the eastern portion of Roseau County and all…
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July 27, 2021 0

Enbridge, DNR Responds to Line 3 Water Use Claims by Protestors

Minnesota — Protests continue against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline project and now Enbridge is responding to claims that they are using and displacing billions of gallons from the water systems and destroying wild rice beds in Northern Minnesota.  Paul Eberth, Director of Tribal Engagement for Enbridge, says what they DNR has permitted them to…
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July 26, 2021 0

Minnesota Enters Drought Warning Phase

Minnesota is now experiencing severe drought in 52 percent of the state, while 4 percent is in extreme drought. The state has entered the drought warning phase. With this designation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and others are taking additional steps. Current drought information, including details on areas subject to surface water use suspensions, is…
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July 25, 2021 0

Highway 32 closed between Thief River Falls and St. Hilaire

ST. PAUL, Minn. – At the request of the Minnesota State Patrol, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed Highway 32 between Pennington County Road 7 and County Road 3 beginning at 11:00 a.m. today, July 23. The eight-mile stretch of roadway will remain closed until further notice. The area has become extremely congested with…
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July 23, 2021 0