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January 11, 2018
C. Henderson / Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Officials grapple with increasing reports of coyote sightings
January 11, 2018 - 1:20pm
December 8, 2017
Sam Cook
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
December 8, 2017 - 7:32am
August 9, 2015
Deer harvest is scheduled at Lake Elmo Park Reserve
August 9, 2015 - 12:17am
December 23, 2009
DNR biologist Jess Carstens discovered a presumed food cache Monday, Dec. 21. A cougar is believed to have killed the fawn deer, fed on a portion then covered the remains with corn stalks from a farmer's field. Evidence examined Tuesday showed the cat likely returned to the cache overnight. Photo courtesy WDNR.
DNR trailing cougar across 3 counties; tips offered to avoid confrontation
December 23, 2009 - 7:59am
November 13, 2009
Department of Natural Resources Maj. Rod Smith on Thursday hoists the rack of a buck that allegedly was shot illegally last month in Goodhue County. Photo by Mike Longaecker, Red Wing Republican Eagle
UPDATE: Massive buck was poached, prosecutors say
November 13, 2009 - 7:34am
April 20, 2009
Bob Krepps of Duluth sits at the base of a maple tree and uses a slate call to try to rustle up a turkey gobbler Wednesday morning, opening day of Minnesota's spring wild turkey season. Krepps was hunting in southern Carlton County. Sam Cook/
Hunter fulfills turkey passion close to home
April 20, 2009 - 2:04pm
April 14, 2009
Residents from Woodbury, Bayport fined for poaching Montana antelope
April 14, 2009 - 3:14pm
April 13, 2009
Dave Zentner of Duluth, right, and other conservation leaders say they want Minnesota lawmakers to accept natural resources spending plans funded through a voter-approved sales tax increase. Zentner, of the Izaak Walton League, was joined by Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership at a recent St. Paul news conference. Lawmakers also are considering a plan funding natural resources projects with state lottery proceeds.
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
April 10, 2009
Outdoors funding advocates -- including Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership, left, and Duluth resident Dave Zentner of the Izaak Walton League -- say they are watching closely how lawmakers handle recommendations for spending new sales tax revenue on habitat conservation and water cleanup projects. Photo by Scott Wente
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 8:05am
December 15, 2008
Tradition warms the heart on a cold bird hunt
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Brothers (from left) Charlie Dufner, 73, Duffy Dufner, 77, and Dennis Dufner, 76, wash dishes at a table inside their 24-by-16-foot canvas tent, which they've pitched near Togo during deer season for years. This was the final year they hunted from the tent. They'll pass it on to their sons, a nephew, and another generation of Dufners. Sam Cook / News Tribune
The Dufner brothers' last pitch
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Welch Township resident Kelly Gustafson holds up "Lesnar," the 27-point buck she shot on family land in Welch. She and husband Rich Gustafson dubbed the deer "Lesnar" after former University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Brock Lesnar.
Welch woman kills massive 200-pound deer with 27-point rack
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Lake Elmo Park Preserve, Sunfish Lake Park to close for deer harvest
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Partridge hunter enjoys a tradition of success
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Surplus hunting permits available for special hunts in seven Minnesota state parks
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am