Due to Wrenshall having to forfeit their final game, the Cromwell-Wright Cardinals finished the regular season with a perfect record. However, this is a team who's only loss last season came in the state tournament.
Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. It marks the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corner of Minnesota.
The Minnesota DNR says anglers will be able to keep some walleye during the open-water season on Mille Lacs Lake this year. Walleye fishing on Mille Lacs has been limited to catch-and-release for several years.
Hunting and fishing groups have teamed up to support a plan for preventing invasive carp from reaching the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Conservation Coalition will push for funding of a strategy proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
A forum was hosted by Rep. Pete Stauber in response to the website crash for BWCA permits. The new online system launched on Jan. 30 but crashed instantly.The forum was an opportunity for citizens to get answers on why the system shut down.