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Helix prepares to open with expanded experience for Grand Forks
Rolette County courthouse closed for security reasons
Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
crime and courts
Get to know UND forward Zach Yon
A tale of two series: UND, Bulldogs both look different since October meeting
UND rallies, downs Weber State in dramatic 83-77 Big Sky men's basketball win
Niederreiter powers Wild over Coyotes for Minnesota’s 18th win in 22 games
Gophers land state's top high school basketball prospect
Three fun things to do in Grand Forks this weekend
HEALTH MATTERS: What's the story with strokes?
Marilyn Hagerty: Grand Forks favorites and a trip down memory lane
Roast with the most
CHEF JESS: Boozy bears
Life & Style
Jeanne Elayne Sawyer
LaVerne Von Rueden
Lori J. Fitzpatrick
Gary A. Deitz
John P. Rutten
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dates open for hunter safety classes
The outdoors from A to Z
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
Our opinion: Mandated wage hikes aren't good for business
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
50th Wedding Anniversary
January 13, 2017
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
So you want to go winter camping but don't want to sleep in a tent, burrow into the snow or make a quinzhee snow shelter? Fear not, there are...
January 13, 2017 - 6:15am
December 9, 2016
Brainerd retiree, 66, hikes 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail
BRAINERD, Minn. — Mike Wheeler of Brainerd got back into hiking in a very big way recently. The 66-year-old retiree hiked the entirety...
December 9, 2016 - 7:23pm
ANNUAL HERALD HOLIDAY OUTDOOR GIFT GUIDE: Gear up for Christmas
Christmas is only two weeks away, and while that might trigger panic in some people, never fear if you're looking to buy a gift or two for the...
December 9, 2016 - 4:08pm
July 22, 2016
Sam Cook: 'Mountain men' learn a lesson going camping at age 12 and 14
DULUTH—We were mountain men. That's what we were. I was about 14, my brother 12. But somewhere outside of Waukesha, Wis., at a state park...
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 5, 2016
Minnesota state parks' online reservations a welcome change for some
BUFFALO RIVER STATE PARK, Minn.—Sitting around a slightly smoking campfire, with an early July breeze rustling trees overhead, Dan Hilgert...
July 5, 2016 - 2:30pm
May 29, 2016
Red River State Recreation Area draws hundreds of campers for Memorial Day weekend
For Chad and Kaila Jones of Twin Valley, Minn., the Red River State Recreation Area was the perfect place to take their three children and their...
May 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
May 24, 2016
Minnesota state parks break records on camping numbers
Heading into the first major holiday weekend of 2016, Minnesota state parks have already seen a record number of visitors. Compared with 2015,...
May 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
May 2, 2016
SHARE YOUR STORY: How do you camp?
The Herald wants to hear about your camping experiences and traditions. Do you venture to the same campground every summer or have you made it...
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
April 17, 2016
Larry Hagen is back where he started at Turtle River State Park - but as manager
TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK, N.D.—Larry Hagen started his career at Turtle River State Park in 1978 as a seasonal park ranger and spent parts...
April 17, 2016 - 1:30am
March 11, 2016
Changes coming to Minnesota state parks' campsite reservation system
All campsites at Minnesota state parks soon will be available for advance reservations under changes the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday. The changes in the state's campsite reservation system will be phased in beginning May 3, said Erika Rivers, director...
March 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
February 7, 2016
BRAD DOKKEN: Get out. Have fun.
The winter of 2015-16 is on track to be another disappointing season for snow-lovers, especially on the North Dakota side of the Red River, where...
February 7, 2016 - 5:30am
November 13, 2015
Minnesota state parks offer Black Friday special with free admission
ST. PAUL -- While some will be burning off their Thanksgiving calories by frantically pushing a shopping cart through the aisles of a large retailer on Black Friday, the state of Minnesota has another idea. In an effort to encourage Minnesotans to explore the great...
November 13, 2015 - 5:15pm
November 6, 2015
Northland Outdoors expands, launches new media products
Forum Communications Co. announces the launch of four new media products for Northland Outdoors, a brand focused on outdoor sports, recreation and living in the Upper Midwest. The new Northland Outdoors website, magazine, TV show and radio program will cover a range of...
November 6, 2015 - 10:45pm
October 11, 2015
BRAD DOKKEN: There’s something about a campfire
There’s something about a campfire that never gets old, that makes old people feel young again and spans generations. What that something is, I can’t really say for sure, but it’s true. There’s something about a campfire. I thought about that the other night when...
October 11, 2015 - 11:45am
September 27, 2015
Longtime manager of Turtle River State Park talks some of the highs and lows of the job
NEAR ARVILLA, N.D.—Nearly every morning for the past 23 years, Steve Crandall has driven through Turtle River State Park before attending...
September 27, 2015 - 1:48pm