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May 23, 2018
Minneapolis has nation's best parks, but when you've got to go, St. Paul wins
ST. PAUL—Not all municipal park systems achieve the same flow. When nature calls, there's one city that ranks first in park restrooms,...
May 23, 2018 - 9:13am
January 30, 2018
Flooding the Rink
Jim Schulz, Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department, on Monday sprays a coat of water on the Gregory Park skating rink. Steve Kohls / Brainerd...
January 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 22, 2017
DNR seeks applicants for citizen parks and trails committee
The Department of Natural Resources, the Metropolitan Council and the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission are seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee. "The Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee plays a critical...
November 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 30, 2017
Duluth to pursue emergency aid from state for storm damage
DULUTH — A crew of five city staff members spent much of Monday, Oct. 30, driving the shore of Lake Superior from the Great Lakes Aquarium...
October 30, 2017 - 8:33pm
October 26, 2017
Administration proposes raising entrance fees at national parks
The Trump administration is considering substantial increases in entrance fees to 17 of the most popular national parks during the peak summer...
October 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 5, 2017
After 'kid-napping' from Mounds Park, officers find goat unharmed
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police were on the case of a "kid"-napping early Friday, May 5, after recovering a goat that was briefly stolen from Indian...
May 5, 2017 - 7:23pm
August 25, 2016
Last days of summer are best spent at a state park
Nearly 10 million visitors came to Minnesota state parks last year, heralding the parks' status as a part of what makes Minnesota, Minnesota....
August 25, 2016 - 7:57pm
July 28, 2016
DNR invites input on Cuyuna bike trail plan
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting an informal open house on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for anyone interested in the future of Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area. The open house is 6-7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 309 Third St., Ironton, a DNR release said. DNR staff will...
July 28, 2016 - 5:50pm
March 11, 2016
Minnesota state parks to make customer service improvements
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced that some key customer service improvements are coming to Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this summer. According to DNR Parks and Trails Division Director Erika Rivers, the following changes, which begin taking effect...
March 11, 2016 - 9:53pm
September 7, 2015
Baxter City Council: Considers changes proposed for Oscar Kristofferson Park
BAXTER - Changes are proposed with improvements expected for one of Baxter's most utilized parks. The city has been discussing proposals for...
September 7, 2015 - 7:39pm
September 3, 2015
Baxter City Council: Body-worn camera policy change supported
BAXTER - If a police officer enters a home to check on a resident or respond to a domestic assault, should those body camera recordings be part...
September 3, 2015 - 10:01am
May 20, 2015
Inglewood, Maplewood trail plan in Baxter to get another look
BAXTER - Ideas of developing a trail corridor connecting Inglewood and Maplewood were revived Tuesday. About 10 years ago, the city was in conversation with landowners about a trail. But those plans lost momentum when a development, a plat for Veranda Heights, didn't go forward....
May 20, 2015 - 8:44am
May 15, 2015
Minnesota state parks and trails offer new bike tune-up stations The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has installed 31 new bicycle tune-up stations in state parks and on state trails. The stations are equipped with basic bike maintenance tools, including air pumps. "These...
May 15, 2015 - 11:31pm