DNR

Courtesy of Claire Gahler
Adam Carter
November 07, 2019 - 5:02 pm
Claire Gahler stands in the living room of her Richfield home. In jeans and a sweatshirt, the 34-year old looks like any other young suburban mother. Except for one thing. Standing in front of her young daughter's toys and a huge stuffed teddy bear, she cradles a high powered rifle. More Minnesota...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
August 29, 2019 - 10:34 am
Some parts of western and northern Minnesota have seen around 10% of ground foliage change colors according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The green shading on the map below shows where that has started. Those same areas should start to see tree colors emerge in the next couple...
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Governor Walz gets ready to fish
Entercom
Adam Carter
May 10, 2019 - 5:00 am
It's usually "up north" for the Minnesota fishing opener, but not this year. In fact, if this year's Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener were held any further south, it would be the Iowa fishing opener. Albert Lea hosts the event this year, which will be the first for Governor Tim Walz. "I would be...
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Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Adam Carter
April 29, 2019 - 3:24 pm
The head of the Minneapolis Park Board says he has no intention of changing the name of Bde Maka Ska, even after a Minnesota appeals court ruled that the name should not have been changed from Lake Calhoun. The following statement is from Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board President Brad Bourn...
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April 29, 2019 - 12:12 pm
A state appeals court says 'not so fast' following the successful effort to rename Minneapolis' Lake Calhoun. It was renamed Bde Maka Ska in January of 2018--it's original Dakota name, after activists pushed to have it changed because John C. Calhoun was a supporter of slavery. The federal...
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Half-staff
Entercom
April 26, 2019 - 7:29 am
Funeral services were Friday morning in Pine City for a long-time Minnesota DNR conservation officer, who died in the line of duty last weekend. Officer Eugene Wynn was responding to a call on Cross Lake near Pine City on April 19, and was thrown from the boat along with a Pine County sheriff's...
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Sloane Martin
April 20, 2019 - 1:12 pm
A Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer is dead after falling from a boat into a lake on the east side of Pine City. The body, identified by the DNR as that of Eugene Wynn, was found by search crews about 1:30 Saturday morning. “Words can’t describe the sense of loss we...
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