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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota paid out a record $154,136 to residents whose livestock or pets were killed by wolves in the past year, part of a gradual upward trend also seen in Wisconsin and Michigan — all states where the gray wolf came off the endangered list in January. The claims provide fur...

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 2:19pm

Hunters who have yet to apply for an either-sex deer permit or a wolf hunting and trapping license are encouraged to do so well before the deadline on Thursday, Sept. 6. Management designations have changed in many areas since last season. Areas 103, 108, 110, 118, 119, 122, 169, 171, 172, 183, 197 ...

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 5:33pm

Hunters who have yet to apply for an either-sex deer permit or wolf hunting and trapping licenses are encouraged to do so well before the Thursday, Sept. 6, deadline. Nearly half of the state's deer permit areas now are lottery areas, which means hunters must apply for and be selected to receive a p...

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 2:58pm

Nothing has come easy leading up to this first state wolf hunt. There was the whole listing-delisting thing, then the process of actually establishing a hunt.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 8:19pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of wolf hunting and trapping are petitioning the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to stop this year's hunt. The DNR set up a wolf hunt season after the federal government took the gray wolves off the endangered list in January. But, Maureen Hackett of the ...

Thu, 08/09/2012 - 12:39pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is taking applications for its upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season. The state will award 6,000 licenses by lottery for a statewide target harvest of 400 wolves. The statewide bag limit is one wolf. The early hunting season starts Nov. 3 when the firearms deer...

Tue, 08/07/2012 - 9:56am

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resource (DNR) has finalized rules for Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season this fall and winter. There are several changes to what the DNR originally proposed in May as a result of input received since the proposal was announced. “We c...

Thu, 07/12/2012 - 12:37pm

Minnesota's first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season will be conducted this fall and winter. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on details of the proposed season. Consistent with state law, the state's first regulated wolf season will start with the...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:59am

It's confusing stuff, this legislative process. Take the Omnibus Game and Fish bill. Besides being a mammoth bill involving a ton of outdoors initiatives, the bill was in non-stop motion, its initiatives fluctuating greatly from day to day.

Fri, 05/11/2012 - 8:37pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Now that Minnesota's wolf-hunting season is a sure thing, state wildlife officials are under pressure to finalize how to handle issues such as licensing and registration. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Game and Fish bill Thursday, solidifying that wolf-hunting season begins Nov. ...

Sat, 05/05/2012 - 8:25pm