Tagged hunting


Federal court denies injunction to delay Line 3

A federal court will not stop the construction of the Line 3 pipeline replacement project. The Red Lake and White Earth Nations, and environmental groups such as Earth Justice and the Sierra Club, filed a lawsuit in December seeking a preliminary injunction on a water permit issued by the US Army Corps of Engineers. US…


Bemidji man killed in hunting accident

A Bemidji man was killed in what appears to be a hunting accident near the Red Lake reservation boundary last Wednesday. According to a release from Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel, 28-year-old Lukas Dudley was shot by another hunter, 33-year-old Rain Stately of Redby. Stately and Dudley were reportedly not hunting together on the 29,000…


Buoy removal from Cass County lakes announced

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office began removal of all navigational buoys and markers from area lakes last Friday. According to a release, some area lake associations had started the process prior to Friday. Boaters, anglers and hunters should use caution and become familiar with the lakes they intend to travel on. The buoys will be…


City Archery Deer Hunt applications due July 31

The City of Bemidji is now taking applications for the special archery deer hunt this fall. The three hunts, at the Bemidji Regional Airport, Northeast Lake Bemidji in Ward 5, and west Bemidji in Ward 4, will follow the regular state archery deer season, which runs September 19 through December 31. Participants will be allowed…

Ruffed Grouse

New virus affects grouse

Another disease is affecting ruffed grouse in Minnesota. According to a release from the DNR, a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis was discovered in three Itasca County ruffed grouse. The hunters who harvested them said they had noticed odd behavior in the birds, they didn’t or couldn’t fly away, and while field dressing, noticed…


Lake Bemidji State Park open during hunt

Lake Bemidji State Park will remain open to all visitors during its firearm deer hunt Saturday through Tuesday, but advises all visitors to wear blaze orange while visiting during the hunt. Visitors should check for hunt-related information at the park office when they arrive, and look for hunt-related signage. Some blaze orange vests and caps…

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