The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has hired a longtime fisheries specialist to oversee Lake Mille Lacs. Central Region Fisheries Supervisor Brad Parsons says Lake of the Woods Fisheries Supervisor Tom Heinrich has been tabbed to fill the new position in Garrison.
Environmental groups are asking the Department of Natural Resources to give the public more time to comment on the draft dam safety permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for feedback on experimental fishing regulations on three central Minnesota lakes. A public meeting will be held Monday at the Burtrum Community Center at 6:00 p.m.