Minnesota DNR

Minnesota DNR Advises Ice Anglers to be Cautious this Winter Season

warmer weather keeps thawing the ice out

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —┬áThe warmer weather certainly hasn’t stopped people from ice fishing this year. Minnesota’s Department of Resources is reminding everyone to proceed with caution. Ice anglers say they need to get back out on the lakes soon to feel the rush they’ve been waiting for all year long. “I mean you get out there and you drop a…

Judge in St. Paul Hears F-M Diversion Arguments

Two Groups Wants Ongoing Contruction Halted

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A judge in St. Paul has heard arguments on the dispute over the F-M Diversion. U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim heard arguments regarding motions made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Minnesota DNR and the Richland/Wilkin Joint Powers Association. The JPA and DNR are trying to halt ongoing construction of the diversion while…

Boating Tips to Remember Before Hitting the Water

Minnesota DNR Gives Water Safety Reminders For This Year's Lake Season

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —┬áSummer lake season is upon us and many people are already out on the water. But while you’re having fun in the sun, are you being safe on the lake? “There’s something about being on the element of water, particularly in the summertime when it’s warm,” said Jess Stuewe, who owns Lakes Pace, LLC. “It’s just really…