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July 24, 2013
All Renville County, Minn., parks are now open
OLIVIA - As of Wednesday morning, all Renville County parks are now open to the public. Several parks had previously been closed due to flooding conditions. For park information updates, call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793.
July 24, 2013 - 11:04pm
July 9, 2013
Renville County, Minn., parks remain closed due to flooding
OLIVIA -- As of Tuesday, three Renville County parks remain closed due to flooding. According to the county parks department, Mack Lake County Park, Anderson Lake County Park and Skalbekken County Park (west side of County Road 10) remain closed until further notice. The parks that...
July 9, 2013 - 11:29pm
July 3, 2013
Several Renville County Parks still remain closed
OLIVIA -- While most Renville County parks have reopened following last week’s flooding, several remain closed as of July 3. Mack Lake County Park, Anderson Lake County Park and Skalbekken County Park, on the west side of Renville County Road 10, are still closed. Beaver Falls...
July 3, 2013 - 9:42am
June 25, 2013
Renville County parks closed due to flooding, river is rising
OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks have been closed due to flooding. According to a news release from Sheriff Scott Hable, these county parks are closed as of today: Mack Lake County Park Anderson Lake County Park Beaver Falls County Park – south side (bridge...
June 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
July 7, 2012
Paddling a canoe at Minn.'s Sibley State Park
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
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