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John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
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OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
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Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
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Possible world record muskie reeled in on Lake Mille Lacs
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
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Itasca State Park
June 24, 2015
Programs at Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS -- Several programs will take place through the week at Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive in Park Rapids: Thursday 10:30 to 11 a.m. Pack-a-Snack Story Hike: Birds in Our Backyard by Adele Porter and Bill Marchel. Meet at the front doors of the...
News / local
June 24, 2015 - 7:53pm
June 3, 2015
Navy combat veteran to swim Mississippi River
PARK RAPIDS -- On the anniversary of D-Day on Saturday, Legacies Alive is sponsoring Chris Ring, a Navy combat veteran, as he becomes the first American to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River in honor of our fallen heroes who left behind spouses. The kickoff will...
News / local
June 3, 2015 - 8:13pm
June 1, 2015
MnDOT nears completion on Mississippi River Trail signs
The Minnesota Department of Transportation expects a three-year project installing signs to mark the 800-mile Mississippi River Trail in Minnesota...
News / local
June 1, 2015 - 2:43pm
April 18, 2015
Three fire departments contain blaze between Itasca and Park Rapids
Three fire departments rushed south of Itasca State Park Saturday morning to control a grass fire that broke out west of State Highway 71 north...
News / region
April 18, 2015 - 1:13pm
July 24, 2013
Blowdown creates opportunity at Itasca State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — A July 2012 storm that toppled trees at Itasca State Park is giving officials a chance to accelerate plans to reforest part of one of Minnesota's most popular parks. Itasca's stands of huge red and white pines, some dating back 250 years or more,...
outdoors / environment
July 24, 2013 - 11:50am
January 29, 2013
MnDOT gets award for Mississippi River bikeway
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation has received a national award for its planning for the Mississippi River Trail bikeway. Minnesota was the first state to develop a plan for bicycling along the Mississippi River. The 800-mile route closely follows...
News / region
January 29, 2013 - 8:51am
October 12, 2012
Kraus-Anderson to build biological station at Itasca State Park
BEMIDJI – The University of Minnesota has selected Kraus-Anderson as construction manager for the 11,800-square-foot Campus Center at the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories in Itasca State Park. Construction is expected to begin in April 2013, with completion in December...
October 12, 2012 - 7:02pm