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UPDATE: Right-to-carry gun bill clears Wisconsin panel

A Wisconsin Senate committee has passed a bill that would allow for the carrying of concealed weapons without a permit.


Minnesota duck season opens Saturday; Good hunting expected

Officials are expecting duck hunting to be good when Minnesota's regular waterfowl season opens a half-hour before sunrise Saturday.


Great Lakes states renew push for new lock at critical point

Officials are making a renewed push for a long stalled proposal for adding a new lock to the Soo Locks complex, a critical chokepoint that connects Lake Superior to the lower Great Lakes. More>>

Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands


Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed an order to support and expand hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land. More>>

Archery deer opener brings CWD reminders

Another Deer Hunting season kicks off in Minnesota Saturday with the start of archery deer season and once again the D-N-R is keeping a very close eye on Chronic Wasting Disease in our area. 


Thousands of sturgeon moved from Genoa Fish Hatchery to Missouri Video included

The Missouri department of conservation received a special delivery from Genoa, Wisconsin: a truck full of just under 10,000 lake sturgeon


MUST WATCH: Elk fight caught on camera in Northwest Wisconsin Video included


Ellyn Conhartoski and her husband Cory were driving back from the Packer game on Sunday when they saw an incredible sight - and caught it all on video.


Democrat Evers wants to change who appoints DNR secretary

Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers doesn't want the governor to have the power to appoint the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources.


Feedback sought on plan to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes

Federal officials are hosting three public meetings this week to get feedback on a plan to prevent Asian carp from slipping into the Great Lakes and threatening native fish species.


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