John Enger Feature Archive

Authorities say they found one man dead, another dying in a home near Walker. (05/14/2015)
New jobs mean economic growth for Thief River Falls but they may also worsen a long standing housing shortage in northwest Minnesota, officials say. (05/13/2015)
Minnesota takes drastic actions to protect the state's crown jewel fish, among them using sharpshooters to kill thousands of birds that eat the fish walleye feed on. (05/08/2015)
Workers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources intentionally lit a slash pile on Nov. 25, triggering a wildfire. It appeared to burn out in a few weeks, but coals buried deep in root clusters smoldered through the winter. (04/24/2015)
Anthony James Wittner pleaded guilty to felony wildfire arson for setting a fire that burned 76 acres of forest, forcing 10 families from their homes. (04/24/2015)
The 113-year-old span crossed a swamp north of Blackduck and supported the Blue Ox recreational trail. The fire leaves the town without one of its main attractions. (04/14/2015)
New DNR safety rules will ground firefighting helicopters and planes when a drone is present, forcing crews to fight the blaze without air support until the drone retreats. (04/14/2015)
Three members of Congress visited Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School to see how much tribal schools need repairs. A White House report estimates $967 million is needed nationwide. (04/08/2015)
Hundreds of acres are burning in Aitkin County, but the fire is not threatening structures or people. The fire danger remains high in much of Minnesota. (04/03/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed budget would double the state's wolf depredation fund from $200,000 every two years to $400,000. (04/02/2015)
Federal regulators Wednesday classified the bats as threatened amid concerns over white-nose syndrome, a disease deadly to the creatures. Minnesota research played a role in protecting the bats. (04/01/2015)
Minneapolis police are still looking for clues in the disappearance of a college student who has been missing since early Friday morning. (03/29/2015)
The company is eliminating 1,500 jobs and closing stores in Canada in an effort to streamline branding. (03/28/2015)
The loss of two animals decimates the Grygla herd. (03/25/2015)
Like other college towns, Bemidji finds underage drinking a tough problem - and a serious danger. (03/21/2015)