Karen Noyce tranquilized, studied and fitted 800 bears with radio collars over 33 years. She retired on Tuesday from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Aiming to halt a slide in enrollment, Northwest Technical College announced a plan that will focus on trades, life experience and flexibility. NTC also will change its name.
Hundreds of massive steel pipes parked in a field near Itasca State Park have become a conversation topic in northwest Minnesota. What are they doing there?
A lawsuit against the Minnesota DNR alleges that it has mismanaged Mille Lacs Lake and failed to consider a constitutional amendment that aims to preserve fishing heritage.
The DNR curbed the hunt to help rebuild the state's herds. It worked as planned. Deer kills were down dramatically this firearms season.
The rule changes come following record walleye harvests the past winter and summer from the northwest Minnesota lake, state officials say.
The last time skiers braved the slopes at Lutsen Mountains in mid-November was 1998.
Deer processing is a pretty reliable seasonal side hustle in northern Minnesota, where a guy in his garage will cut up a deer for $50 to $80.
Children whose mothers use drugs or alcohol during pregnancy can develop cognitive and health problems. It's a chronic danger in Beltrami County and the three nearby Indian reservations.
The firearms deer hunt starts Saturday. But tighter kill regulations this season mean lots of hunters may bag nothing more than a walk in the woods.
A tree cut Wednesday from the Chippewa National Forest will soon adorn the U.S. Capitol's west lawn.
The local utility flushed the system with chlorine following a damaging September storm but residents historically have been skeptical about the benefits of adding chemicals to their water.
After last year's long cold winter spiked propane costs and left firewood piles burned to nothing, rural Minnesotans are stocking up on anything to keep their homes warm.
With beef prices rising, many consumers find elk meat a better option. Demand for elk marrow from antlers is also on the rise.
The snowmobile and ATV maker has struggled for months to hire for its Roseau plant. That's led to construction — and some unusual living arrangements.