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Itasca State Park
July 6, 2018
10 hiking destinations less than an hour from Detroit Lakes
A recent report by WalletHub found that Minnesota is the third best state for summer road trips based on category rankings like safety and activities....
July 6, 2018 - 2:43pm
March 30, 2018
The Last Resorts: Minnesota facing disappearance of summer lake tradition
Fishing and swimming in the sun, napping by the lake, listening to loon calls, picking out constellations in the dark northern sky, and trying...
March 30, 2018 - 3:30pm
March 11, 2018
Outdoor Notes for March 11
New northern pike fishing regulations coming for fishing opener New regulations for catching and keeping northern pike will be the most significant change anglers will see when they open up the 2018 Minnesota Fishing Regulations Booklet being distributed throughout the state.
March 11, 2018 - 6:30am
June 26, 2017
Ways to be active
Be active and explore the area or the region. Itasca State Park—Take a walk from 10 a.m. to noon July 1 and be part of the Lake Itasca...
June 26, 2017 - 11:00am
April 12, 2017
Outdoor Notes Extra - April 12
International Wolf Center's interpretive center in Ely passes 1 million visitor mark ELY—The International Wolf Center achieved an important milestone on March 25 when the one-millionth visitor passed through its doors during the weekly "What's For Dinner?" program. "We've been...
April 12, 2017 - 6:10am
April 11, 2017
Police arrest man, former murder suspect, for pursuit in Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The man believed to have led law enforcement on a vehicle pursuit before fleeing into the Itasca State Park woods...
April 11, 2017 - 11:52am
April 9, 2017
Outdoor Notes - April 9
DNR's confiscated equipment auction April 29 The DNR's confiscated equipment auction is scheduled Saturday, April 29 at Hiller Auction Service in Zimmerman. The auction will be open to the public and is held outdoors. This year the auction times have been moved earlier than in past...
April 9, 2017 - 6:15am
April 6, 2017
Man, acquitted for landlord's murder, sought after pursuit in Itasca State Park
ITASCA STATE PARK, Minn. -- An unidentified individual fled on foot from law enforcement following a traffic stop Wednesday evening in Itasca...
April 6, 2017 - 4:40pm
January 15, 2017
Bill would take gray wolves off endangered list WASHINGTON—Northern Minnesota U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, both Democrats, and other members of Congress want management of the gray wolf to return to state control through a bill they have introduced.
January 15, 2017 - 9:18am
December 9, 2016
Join in the Christmas Bird Count Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge is looking for observers for the upcoming Christmas Bird Count for the refuge and surrounding communities. Help out by being a feeder watcher or field observer on Dec. 15. This is a chance to see hardy winter species...
December 9, 2016 - 9:27pm
October 22, 2016
Past vegetarian finds success deer hunting: BOW workshop helps her take 17-point buck
Teresa Head always has loved hiking and being outside, even doing organized trail work when she lived in Alaska. The one-time vegetarian never...
October 22, 2016 - 5:52pm
August 19, 2016
Join Aitkin area Ruffed Grouse Society annual banquet The Aitkin Area Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 29th Annual Conservation and Sportsmen's Banquet Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Landing, 170 Southgate Drive in Aitkin. The banquet begins with a social hour at 5:30...
August 19, 2016 - 7:48pm
July 27, 2016
Itasca State Park to mark 125th year; celebration on Sunday
PARK RAPIDS - Itasca State Park’s birthday and the 125th anniversary of Minnesota State Parks and Trails will be celebrated with a summer picnic,...
July 27, 2016 - 11:57am
July 22, 2016
After strong winds and storm, state park campgrounds open
In the wake of a storm that hit northern Minnesota early Thursday, Department of Natural Resources’ crews are busy working to clean up the...
July 22, 2016 - 9:18pm
Itasca received most damage of state parks in northern Minnesota from storms
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 - 11:42am