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Itasca State Park
August 30, 2018
Resurfacing project on Highway 71 between Park Rapids, Itasca State Park starts soon
BEMIDJI—Starting Monday, Sept. 10, motorists on Highway 71 will encounter lane closures and short delays as crews begin resurfacing 20...
August 30, 2018 - 4:20pm
July 13, 2018
DNR targets needed upgrades: Agency looks to bring Bemidji offices under one roof
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources didn't receive all of the dollars it asked for in the 2018 bonding bill. However,...
July 13, 2018 - 5:52pm
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
May 11, 2018
Mississippi River paddlers attempt to break record
ITASCA STATE PARK—It's 7 p.m. on Wednesday, a little less than 12 hours before he's scheduled to start a full-length paddle of the Mississippi,...
May 11, 2018 - 10:56am
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
February 24, 2018
Fire destroys hotel at Park Rapids resort
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Friday, Feb. 23, fire destroyed the hotel at a resort near here. Firefighters responded about 5:20 a.m. Friday to...
February 24, 2018 - 8:52am
February 7, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Itasca is a destination for scientists, not just tourists
Itasca State Park is one of the most iconic spots in Minnesota, and rightly so. It draws hundreds of thousands of tourists to the area, boosting the local economy in the process. But it's important for other reasons as well.
February 7, 2018 - 8:18am
September 19, 2017
Upcoming events planned for Itasca State Park
BEMIDJI -- The Friends of Itasca State Park will host a number of activities Saturday, Sept. 30. The annual meeting will take place at 10:30...
September 19, 2017 - 1:42pm
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 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
September 28, 2016
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
Ross and Lynne Thompson of Stonewall, Manitoba have been volunteering as campground hosts in Itasca State Park for the last four years. The Thompsons...
September 28, 2016 - 10:59am
August 13, 2016
Naturalist programs set at Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS -- Several naturalist programs will take place at Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive in Park Rapids. The schedule is as follows:Aug. 1710 a.m. - noon. Five Facts in Five Minutes: Conifers near the Mississippi Headwaters. Held under the porch of the Mary Gibbs Mississippi...
August 13, 2016 - 9:05am
July 28, 2016
Raised in Itasca State Park
Betty Hagen of Bagley claims that growing up in Itasca State Park was “just like growing up anywhere else.” But Betty’s knowledge of the...
July 28, 2016 - 9:29am
July 27, 2016
Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration 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 - 10:45pm
July 22, 2016
Itasca State Park is open after power outage
PARK RAPIDS -- Itasca State Park is open after being closed temporarily Thursday by a power outage after heavy storms moved through the area. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' website, power has been restoried to the park and the campground was fully operational...
July 22, 2016 - 3:41pm