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  • DNR sets new deer goals for southeastern Minnesota

    Wildlife managers plan to boost the whitetail deer population in several parts of southeastern Minnesota while holding deer numbers steady or bringing them down in certain other zones in the region.

  • State investigating fish kill after chemical spill

    State officials are investigating to determine if a massive fish kill and a bad odor that hung over a southwest Missouri town was caused by a chemical from a Tyson Foods plant that disrupted a wastewater treatment plant and fouled a stream.

  • Illinois AFL-CIO President Michael Carrigan speaks to reporters during a news conference on oil drilling in Illinois at the state Capitol Wednesday, May  28, 2014, in Springfield. State Rep. David Reis, from Willow Hill in southern Illinois said that legislation to jump start hydraulic fracturing in Illinois doesn't have enough votes to move forward.  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Illinois lawmakers drop fracking bill, urge action

    Lawmakers supporting hydraulic fracturing Wednesday abandoned proposed legislation to speed use of the practice in Illinois, and said they would instead urge a state agency to move more quickly writing rules to regulate it.

  • Judge rules against Minnesota bear researcher

    The Department of Natural Resources has the authority to deny a permit to a researcher for putting radio collars on black bears in northern Minnesota, an administrative law judge ruled Tuesday, saying his methods raise significant public safety concerns.

  • Indiana revamps its online fishing reports

    Indiana anglers looking for a good fishing hole this summer can help narrow their search on the state's newly revamped online listing of statewide fishing reports.

  • Makeshift shooting range pits neighbors vs. state

    Tom Lichtfeld was standing outside his garage three years ago when he heard something rip through the air and land at his feet.

  • Quinn confident in fracking rule-making process

    Gov. Pat Quinn's administration has affirmed its support for the state Department of Natural Resources' efforts to craft rules governing hydraulic fracturing, saying the process ensures that the public, advocates and experts all have the chance to weigh in.

  • Walleye bag limits increase on 447 lakes

    Anglers heading north for a long weekend of fishing may want to know the daily walleye bag limits will increase on hundreds of lakes in northern Wisconsin.

  • DNR urges safe disposal of medical sharps

    The state Department of Natural Resources is urging people to safely dispose of sharp medical equipment such as needles, syringes and lancets.

  • DNR says cool spring stymies lake-clogging plants

    State wildlife officials say Indiana's late winter thaw and chilly spring has stymied the growth of aquatic plants that create headaches for boaters by clogging up lakes.

  • Former DNR warden accused of stealing guns

    Investigators say a former state Department of Natural Resources warden charged with multiple counts of theft and misconduct in office was stealing guns from people he cited.

  • Abutments removed from northern Michigan river

    Century-old remnants of a former grist mill have been removed from the Ocqueoc River in northern Michigan's Presque Isle County, the state Department of Natural Resources said Monday.

  • Former DNR warden charged with theft, misconduct

    Prosecutors have charged a former state Department of Natural Resources warden with multiple counts of theft and misconduct in office.

  • Mille Lacs bass offer alternative to walleyes

    While fisheries managers try to figure out how to restore the struggling walleye population on Mille Lacs Lake, they're encouraging anglers to consider what had been unthinkable for many: eat bass instead.

  • Harsh winter kills thousands of fish on Grand Lake

    Last winter's heavy snowfall is partly to blame for a fish kill that took out tens of thousands of walleye, bass, northern pike and other species on Grand Lake near Duluth.

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