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'White-Nose Syndrome' Bat Disease Confirmed In 6 MN Counties

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a disease that has killed millions of bats in North America has been confirmed in six Minnesota counties. 262 more words

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Twin Cities Residents Give Warm Weather Mixed Reviews

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — You say the warm weather in early March is getting mixed reviews?

Not everyone is savoring the warmth.

Case in point, 3-year-old Anna’s grandparents. 266 more words

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Improvements Coming To Several State Parks, Possible Fee Increases

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Major improvements are coming to parks across Minnesota. From water trails to campsites, the DNR is upgrading a list of state parks. … 296 more words

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Warm Weekend Weather Has DNR Urging Caution On Minn. Lakes

LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Warmer weather has law enforcement warning about the dangers of thin ice.

In just the past couple of weeks, Minnesota has seen several instances of vehicles breaking through. 105 more words

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Officials remove infected oaks at state park

ALBERT LEA, Minn.- When officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources set out to restore the habitat at the Myre-Big Island State Park they had no idea that they would encounter a serious issue. 348 more words

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License, Park Fee Increase Proposed By Minn. DNR

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fishing and hunting licenses and visiting state parks would cost a few more dollars under the Department of Natural Resources’ budget proposal, but the agency said Wednesday that the increases are necessary to prevent cuts to outdoors programs that hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans enjoy and help fuel the state’s economy. 441 more words

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