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Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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June 23, 2012
Disc golf coming to a town near you
GRANITE FALLS -- At last count there were 198 disc golf courses in the state of Minnesota, making them easier to find than the restaurant with...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2011
Parks busy after shutdown
Following a two-week state government shutdown that forced state parks to close, campers were eager to book their camp sites for the rest of...
July 30, 2011 - 12:00am
July 23, 2011
Renville County, Minn., parks open, but storm cleanup continues
SACRED HEART -- The July 1 storm and the high waters of the Minnesota River have left their marks in Renville County's parks too. All of the Renville County parks offering overnight camping are open for both camping and day use, but visitors will see piles of brush as cleanup efforts...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 21, 2011
'Sensations' shows the way to Minnesota destinations
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about...
May 21, 2011 - 8:31am
May 14, 2011
Pioneer TV to feature four Minnesota River state parks
APPLETON -- Pioneer Public Television is offering viewers a guided tour of four state parks on the Minnesota River. The locally produced "Our State Parks: Minnesota River Sensations'' will feature Big Stone Lake, Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Fort Ridgely state parks. A...
May 14, 2011 - 7:56am
September 25, 2010
Beautiful colors of autumn are as closer than once thought
WILLMAR -- This is the time of year when residents in west central Minnesota make their annual pilgrimage to Mount Tom in Sibley State Park to...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Minnesotans speak with regional accents when it comes to parks and trails
WILLMAR -- Minnesotans who share a love for the state's parks and trails are voicing different ideas on how best to protect and promote them,...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 8, 2010
Neb. Game and Parks uses blogs to promote outdoors
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is using a variety of online tools to promote outdoor activities in the state. The commission has four different blogs up and running, and it is using Facebook and Twitter to promote opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The...
March 8, 2010 - 11:15am
February 20, 2010
Events Youth Wood Duck Box Building Day -- The annual Praire Pothole Chapter youth wood duck box building day will be from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 6, at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. The cost is $10 per box and a predator guard, wood shavings, poles and all...
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 28, 2009
Holiday treasures abound at state parks
Just in time for the holiday shopping season opener, Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Holsten unveiled the new Minnesota state...
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Renville County plans to crack down on ATVs in parks
OLIVIA -- Renville County will be cracking down on violations by the drivers of all-terrain vehicles in its county parks. The County Board of Commissioners called for an aggressive law enforcement campaign -- even though it will bust the budget for park enforcement -- to curtail...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 16, 2009
Most Kandiyohi County parks will not have lifeguards this summer
The new motto for swimming beaches at most of Kandiyohi County's parks this summer will be "swim at your own risk." In a cost-cutting move...
May 16, 2009 - 11:59pm
April 25, 2009
Join the 'Wildlife Safari'
There's a "wildlife safari" at Minnesota's state parks this year. On the heels of a successful State Park History Challenge as part of the state's...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 11, 2009
State parks ready for 2009 season
The great thing about Minnesota state parks are that they always get better year after year. New campgrounds, camping opportunities and programs add to the list of experiences for families as the spring days grow longer into beautifully warm summer nights. This year is no different...
April 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
County looks at new policy that rewards repeat users of campgrounds
WILLMAR -- A proposed policy would give preferential treatment to repeat customers at Kandiyohi County campgrounds, but at the same time equalize...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am