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Summer blood drive helps save lives
Volunteers needed in Otter Tail and Becker counties for DNR loon survey
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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Gabriel Nephi Megran
Dale W. Fagerlie
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Victor M. Lindstrom
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
May 5, 2017
Park it: State parks offer sunny travel destinations close by
As the sun (finally) begins to shine its steady rays across Minnesota, residents stretch their legs, shake off those winter layers and head...
May 5, 2017 - 8:00am
December 17, 2016
Get out and enjoy a snowy walk in the (state) park
Winter officially begins on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Upcoming events at Minnesota state parks and trails provide many ways to get out and enjoy it....
December 17, 2016 - 8:00am
May 28, 2016
State parks expand self-service options
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. Compared with 2015, year-to-date sales of one-day permits are up 41 percent, sales of year-round permits are up 24 percent and overnight stays are up 39 percent....
May 28, 2016 - 5:15am
March 12, 2016
Better customer service coming to state parks
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. Summer 2016 changes include: Campsites that are 100 percent reservable at all Minnesota state parks and recreation...
March 12, 2016 - 5:00am
January 21, 2016
Get out there: 125 years of state parks
This year marks 125 years, that’s a quasquicentennial, of the Minnesota parks and trails system. Earlier this month, the state kicked off outdoor activities at Fort Snelling State Park, representing all state parks and trials. There will be special activities planned throughout...
January 21, 2016 - 5:00am
December 28, 2015
Start the New Year with a ‘First Day Hike’
Minnesota state parks and trails will join other states in a nationwide effort to get as many kids and adults out hiking on Jan. 1 as possible,...
December 28, 2015 - 5:00am
December 19, 2015
Candlelight events begin Dec. 31 at State Parks
Every year, candlelight events at Minnesota state parks and trails encourage new people to get outdoors and warm up to winter. The events feature trails lit up at night with candles, lanterns and other luminaries. Depending on the location of the event and the amount of snow cover,...
December 19, 2015 - 5:00am
November 25, 2015
Burn off turkey day calories at MN state parks
Everyone ready for the turkey sweats from Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner? Did you know that the average American consumes around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day? Yikes. Well, the state of Minnesota is trying to help save people some cash and burn those extra calories off. On...
November 25, 2015 - 9:04am
September 18, 2015
Minnesota state parks report another big increase in visitors
A post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a trend is continuing for significant increases in visitation and camping at state parks. Through Sept. 7, one-day permits in 2015 are up 16 percent over the same time period in 2014, and sales of...
September 18, 2015 - 10:08am
Learn mountain biking basics at Cuyuna Country SRA
Experience the fun of mountain biking during introductory programs on Saturday, July 25, and Saturday, Aug. 29, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation...
July 18, 2015 - 5:25am
Minnesota state parks are for the birds
As far as Bob Janssen is concerned, Minnesota state parks are for the birds. A noted ornithologist and avid birder, Janssen has written a...
April 18, 2015 - 5:10am
April 8, 2015
Invest in state parks and trails
Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed plan to put $10 million of new money into Minnesota state parks and trails systems is good to see. More than 8 million people visit Minnesota state parks each year with 1.3 million of them travelling from other states or countries, according to the...
April 8, 2015 - 12:45pm
March 28, 2015
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
What Minnesota state parks will you visit this year? According to 2014 visitor data, these are the state’s 10 most-popular state parks. 10....
March 28, 2015 - 5:15am
June 30, 2014
North Dakota, Minnesota park visits are on an upward trend
MAPLEWOOD STATE PARK, Minn. – The next few weeks will be some of the busiest this year at Minnesota and North Dakota state parks, as tens of...
June 30, 2014 - 9:08am
February 12, 2014
Number of state park vehicle permits being sold increases
Spending time in nature is on the rise. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports that state park permits were up in Minnesota in 2013, showing that people are getting outdoors more. “At Maplewood State Park, we have seen about a 20 percent increase in daily vehicle...
February 12, 2014 - 10:44am