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Update: SC 14-year-old killed father, then went to school wounding 3
Evergreen likely to be biggest in Minnesota measured in Brainerd
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
BCA gives Philando Castile case to Ramsey County attorney
Historic ranch in ND Badlands fetches more than $3.3 million
crime and courts
AREA NOTEBOOK: Hart leaving mark in Cardinals' record book
Phil Mickelson setting table for future Ryder Cup captaincy
Ely named one of 'World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills'
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
THE LIST: Guillermo Guardia, Festi-Fall Craft and Vendor Event, Popejoy and Strand Jazz Duo
East Grand Forks hosts Arts and Craft Fair this weekend
Norwegian men's choir and acclaimed trumpeter to perform Monday in Calvary Lutheran
Final Farmers Market
Back to the Big Band with the Glenn Miller Orchestra
life & style
Nathalie "Nat" Dickson
Sierra Heyd's first deer
Trophy Room: Bob Olsen's first drake mallard
Trophy Room: Patrick Novak's moose
Trophy Room: Ashley Guzal's buck
Time to carry a compass
LETTER: Route North 42nd Street over, not under, railroad tracks
LETTER: Black street demonstrations reflect 400 years of injustice
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks commission must let sun shine in
LETTER: Why North Dakota needs voter ID
Letter: Why Trump is 'a Dakotan's dream'
65th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
Joseph Kyle Nice
North Dakota, Minnesota state parks offer prime road-trip recreation
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Even as summer winds down, the great outdoors still calls to anyone looking to get in one last road trip for the season...
August 28, 2016 - 6:33pm
August 26, 2016
State parks offer prime road-trip recreation
Even as summer winds down, the great outdoors still calls to anyone looking to get in one last road trip for the season before packing up for...
August 26, 2016 - 11:21pm
July 22, 2016
Itasca received most storm damage of state parks in northern Minnesota
Heavy storms and damaging winds in northern Minnesota downed trees and knocked out power in several state parks and recreation areas including...
July 22, 2016 - 8:48am
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
January 22, 2016
Lake of the Woods Fishing along the South Shore has been "up and down" this week, Sportsman's Lodge reported Thursday. Hot fishing took a turn...
January 22, 2016 - 7:15am
January 8, 2016
Minnesota state parks mark 125 years
ST. PAUL -- State officials on Friday invited Minnesotans to take part in special events throughout the coming year as part of the 125th anniversary of Minnesota state parks and trails. On hand at Fort Snelling State Park to kick off the year-long celebration were Lt. Gov. Tina...
January 8, 2016 - 6:45pm
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
September 20, 2015
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Statewide pheasant counts rise in N.D.
Statewide pheasant counts rise in N.D. There was good news for North Dakota pheasant hunters this week, when the Game and Fish Department...
September 20, 2015 - 10:00am
September 17, 2015
Minnesota state parks report another big increase in visitors
ST. PAUL -- 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...
September 17, 2015 - 9:10pm
August 7, 2015
Missouri River day park tops list of $11.75 million in N.D. state park enhancements
BISMARCK – Plans to develop more than 200 acres of state-owned land along the Missouri River here into a day park – the first new state park...
August 7, 2015 - 10:34pm
May 13, 2015
North Dakota state parks return to full service this weekend
BISMARCK -- North Dakota state parks will resume full service on Friday. North Dakota’s state parks have historically been popular destinations for tourists, recording over a million visitors each year, according to a Wednesday news release. Daily vehicle entrance...
May 13, 2015 - 7:45pm
January 10, 2015
Southwest Minnesota state park suffers numerous setbacks
When the Blue Mounds State Park discovered E. coli bacteria in its well and only water source for the park just before Memorial Day last year,...
January 10, 2015 - 11:00am
January 3, 2015
Minnesota state parks undergoing rankings with Sibley State Park designated "destination" park
NEW LONDON, Minn. — With well over 200,000 visitors a year, Sibley State Park is a southern Minnesota destination when it comes to tourism. So it should come as no surprise that it is one of 16 state park and recreation areas being designated as a “destination’’...
January 3, 2015 - 8:19pm
December 28, 2014
Minnesota DNR offers 'First Day Hike' on News Year's Day
At this point, at least, snow prospects aren't looking very favorable across most of the region, but the Department of Natural Resources is offering...
December 28, 2014 - 4:10pm
December 22, 2014
New bill would increase vehicle permit fee for North Dakota state parks by 40 percent
Visitors to North Dakota’s state parks would pay 40 percent more for an annual vehicle permit under a bill being introduced by the state Parks and Recreation Department.
December 22, 2014 - 8:43pm