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E.O. Olson Trust designates funds for water quality projects

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Directors of the E.O. Olson Trust unanimously approved a $25,000 contribution to Nobles County Pheasants Forever during a meeting Tuesday morning in Worthington. 

The funds will go toward the P.F. Chapter’s latest land acqui…continue reading on dglobe.com

Ex-DNR officer gets probation in license-data snooping case

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officer will spend two years on probation for inappropriately accessing driver’s license data on and off the job.

John A. Hunt, 49, of Woodbury, pleaded guilty in February to miscon…continue reading on dglobe.com

Compass Prairie SNA considered for public hunting

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A 19-acre native prairie southwest of Worthington was the subject of a public meeting Tuesday evening as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) considers changing its public use to allow hunting and trapping.

The Compa…continue reading on dglobe.com

Conservation easements crucial to restoring Grass Lake

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR — Two decades of complex negotiations, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, state grants, right-of-way purchases and conservation easements have been slowly woven together to develop a plan to restore Grass Lake near Willmar.
Revised plans th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Snowy Owl mount given to Prairie Elementary

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Last winter along a gravel road southwest of Worthington, local Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Gary Nordseth discovered an injured female Snowy Owl.
There were no power lines around, no windmills and n…continue reading on dglobe.com

Nobles County commissioners approve land sale

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Outdoors enthusiasts will have another 75 acres of public hunting ground and conservation acres after Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved sale of a Bloom Township parcel to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
T…continue reading on dglobe.com

Preliminary 2013 firearms deer harvest numbers release

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

Minnesota hunters harvested 164,550 deer during the 2013 firearms season, according to preliminary numbers announced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Excluding the late season in southeastern Minnesota, hunters harvested 144,000 dee…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

DNR proposes plan to stop spread of Asian carp

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — When the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources closed a gate on Herlein-Boote Slough north of Worthington in January 2012, to stop water from flowing through a diversion channel and into Okabena Creek, it was a temporary fix to tr…continue reading on dglobe.com

DNR Question of the Week

September 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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DNR Question of the week: August 30

August 29, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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