Tag: MN

MN DNR Detroit Lakes Fishery Completes Long, but Successful Walleye Egg Take

Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists recently wrapped up their annual spring walleye egg take at Dutton Locks in Detroit Lakes. Last year, the DNR fisheries biologists did not collect walleye eggs because of COVID-related considerations and now this year the procedures were re-engineered to minimize close contact among employees.…
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April 28, 2021 0

Premiere Auto Center and Towing

Premiere Auto Center and Towing in Crosslake is hiring!  We need a service writer for our busy six-bay shop. Competitive wage, parts and service discounts, and after one year; a matching 401k and vacation time. Experience preferred, but we will train. Apply in person at Premiere Auto Center and Towing, at the corner of county 3…
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April 16, 2021 0

Prevent Conflicts with Bears with These Spring Tips

With bears emerging from hibernation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds homeowners to check their property for food sources that could attract bears.   As bears emerge from hibernation, their metabolism gradually ramps up and they will begin looking for food at a time when berries and green vegetation are scarce. Home and cabin owners should remove or secure attractants…
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April 8, 2021 0

DNR Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Waterfowl Regulations Through April 11

Detroit Lakes, MN — Some potential big changes are on the horizon for waterfowl hunting regulations in the state of Minnesota. People have through Sunday, April 11, to submit comments on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ proposed waterfowl hunting regulations and seasons.  Comments may be submitted by completing on online comment form  through Sunday, April…
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March 31, 2021 0

Decision on Wolf Hunting Season in MN Could Come by this Summer

Detroit Lakes, MN — While there is still no word from the Minnesota DNR when it comes to a potential wolf hunting season, the delisting of Timberwolves does provide Minnesotans with some management options. As of January 4th, 2021, wolf management was turned back over to state and tribal authorities. The Minnesota DNR is currently…
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March 29, 2021 0

Spring Burning Restrictions Begin in Minnesota

Gary, MN — Warm temperatures and dry conditions in northwest Minnesota mean increased wildfire risk, so the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is restricting open burning in the following counties effective immediately: Beltrami (north), Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Marshall, Pennington and Roseau. Beginning Wednesday, March 24, the DNR will restrict open burning in…
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March 23, 2021 0

MN House Budget Proposal Expected Tuesday

St. Paul, MN — As it is a budgeting year, the highest priority for the Minnesota Legislature is to pass a new budget bill for the next biennium, which is no easy task for the only divided legislature in the nation. The Governor and the Republican controlled Senate have come out with their proposals, and…
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March 22, 2021 0

DNR Offers Tips & Reminders for Shed Hunting

Detroit Lakes, MN — With another warm nice, spring weekend ahead of us, perhaps a great opportunity for some fun, outdoor adventures is shed hunting. Each year during the late winter or early spring, male deer shed their antlers to begin the regrowth of a new set of bigger antlers. Searching for those antler sheds…
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March 19, 2021 0

MN DNR Reminds Anglers of License Requirements for Shelters

Minnesota — The Minnesota DNR is reminding anglers fishing out of wheel houses or permanent houses that they need to purchase a shelter license. Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Bob Mlynar says there’s been a lot of confusion, especially regarding wheel houses, but all hard sided houses need a shelter license whether they are occupied or…
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February 4, 2021 0

MN Bear Hunting Season Appears to Have Had Record Success

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/19/20) Detroit Lakes, MN — The Minnesota Bear Hunting Season wrapped up this Sunday and all signs are pointing towards a very successful season. Between September 1st and October 18th, hunters who were successful in obtaining a permit through a lottery drawing or were hunting in a non-quota permits areas are…
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October 19, 2020 0