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Wife-carrying race in Menahga seeks competitors
Minnesota State Patrol trooper charged with going 94 in 55 zone
Frazee man injured when van goes into river near Twin Valley
Duluth doctor accused of stalking man
Becker County youth take aim at the sport of archery
Smith and Mallow post wins at Junior Cup
Angels place third at Staples tournament
South All-Stars defeat North 21-10
DL Babe Ruth off to 4-3 start
Area cousins travel abroad to take in world-renowned flower show
Refunded on an overbooked tour
Social Security should always be contacted after death in the family
Food safety for seniors
Osowski graduates from SDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Savers to pay $1.8M to charities, agrees to settlement
AT&T fined $1 million
Three friends purchase New Horizon Resort
Jack Chivers Realty hires marketing pro
Ulteig recognized as ‘top workplace’ in MN
A fun-filled 4th: Activities abound in DL this year
Pottery presentation set for Thursday at library
Shakespeare in the Park continues next weekend
'Inside Out' the latest of Pixar's masterpieces
New dinner theater show provides laughs, entertainment and good food
Candidates fumble flag flap
We need both insiders and outsiders in Congress
Sen. Al Franken: Making rail safety a top priority in MN
Minimum wage hike good for MN
Toxic Taters to RDO: Tell us what chemicals you use
DU, UND partner for nest cam project
Is swimmers itch treatment killing fish on Detroit?
Some species of birds show remarkable intelligence
Walleye stocking: By the numbers
AIS training, decal repealed
Years of planting and care leads to backyard getaway
Enjoy the outdoors at Lakeside’s Tavern Brewery
Tips to help any level of gardener grow native greenery
Lakes area is a haven for hiking enthusiasts
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
April 18, 2015
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...
outdoors / DNR
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...
opinion / editorials
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
February 4, 2014
Cuyuna resident’s photo featured on 2014 state park permit
BRAINERD, Minn. -- When residents stick their 2014 year-round permit on their vehicles to gain entrance into Minnesota state parks and recreation...
February 4, 2014 - 8:24am
July 30, 2013
Paddleboards heading to Minnesota State Parks
STARBUCK, Minn. — Minnesota State Parks have latched onto the latest trend in water sports by making stand up paddle boards available for rent at a select number of pilot sites, including Starbuck’s Glacial Lakes State Park. Called “SUP” by the in-the-know-crowd, stand...
July 30, 2013 - 11:50am
April 26, 2013
DNR: Check status before traveling
Before venturing out to campgrounds, trails and public water accesses statewide, people should check online or call ahead to avoid surprises, advises the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). At Minnesota state parks, the cold weather has kept water shut off and RV dump stations...
outdoors / DNR
April 26, 2013 - 12:59pm
October 19, 2012
Four months after being devastated by floods, popular Northland state park to reopen Monday
Jay Cooke State Park will reopen Monday, four months after flooding washed away roads, trails and bridges. "We're excited to let people back into the park," park naturalist Kristine Hiller said. "We have been closed for four months, and I think we are all starting to go into visitor...
news / outdoors
October 19, 2012 - 8:40am
March 17, 2009
Minnesota state park camping and lodging sites filling fast for summer
If people are thinking about packing up the kids, the dog, and the fishing gear for a weekend getaway at a Minnesota state park this spring or summer, they better not wait too much longer to make reservations, advised the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). "Camper cabins...
March 17, 2009 - 6:00am