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September 27, 2017
Volunteer Bonnie Pratt organizes the sign-in desk where visitors put their John Hancock’s as they experience the Hull Rust-Mahoning Mineview. The number of visitors has been increasing in recent years. Kelly Grinsteinner / Hibbing Daily Tribune
Mining for tourists: View about to change for Iron Range spectacle
September 27, 2017 - 4:42pm
September 22, 2017
Resorts like Grand Superior Lodge in Castle Danger rely on foreign workers on J-1  visas for much of its seasonal labor force. The J-1 and other visa programs are currently under review by the State Department and the number of workers allowed in the country on the J-1 visa could be greatly reduced or eliminated altogether. (Photo courtesy of Odyssey Resorts)
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
August 30, 2017
Minn. tourism experiences uptick, survey says
August 30, 2017 - 12:11pm
August 14, 2017
Farmer Wade Strand, of Mitchell, is contracted by the city of Mitchell for the corn used for the Corn Palace murals. Strand said about six weeks ago he wasn't sure if there would be corn to harvest to replace out the murals, but said things have picked up in recent weeks with the rain and anticipates having enough corn. Matt Gade / Forum News Serviceplay button
SD's Corn Palace says it learned a lesson as drought nearly ditches mural plans
August 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
Maria Horton races on the Superior Hiking Trail on Saturday, Aug. 12, in Duluth. The Duluth City Council will decide whether to fund the first phase of what could eventually be a 7-mile mountain bike loop fortified with compacted limestone to prevent erosion on Monday, Aug. 14. (Mike Krebs / Forum News Service)
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 23, 2017
People on a mine tour on the 27th level of the mine board a train  at  Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Soudan Thursday aftenoon. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)play button
Minnesota mining's place in American history
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
May 14, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

Fisherman test the waters May 2 on Green Lake in Spicer. Explore Minnesota announced the Willmar Lakes Area will host next year’s fishing opener on Green Lake from May 10-13.
Green Lake to host 2018 governor's fishing opener
May 14, 2017 - 3:13pm
May 10, 2017
Dave Hoops
Hoops on Hops: Beer tourism a growing trend on all levels
May 10, 2017 - 8:30am
March 20, 2017
Tourists and visitors crowd the Reflecting Pool and the Washington Monument (C) with the U.S. Capitol in the background, in the days prior to Donald J. Trump's inauguration, in Washington, U.S., January 15, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Theiler
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
The sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty in New York's Harbor as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo
U.S. tourism sector faces squeeze of strong dollar, Trump travel ban
March 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
March 3, 2017
State Parks and Trails Director Erika Rivers, second from right, visits with campers at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park in rural Granite Falls in this June file photo. Rivers spoke to reporters Thursday about a park system proposal to raise user fees and increase general fund support to maintain existing service levels. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune file photo)
Minnesota state parks seek funding increase
March 3, 2017 - 5:07am
February 21, 2017
The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle along the North Kawishiwi River on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo courtesy of BWCAW
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
February 21, 2017 - 7:26pm
February 16, 2017
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Along with being open for self-guided tours, the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum hosts a number of special events. A crowd estimated at over 800 came to the museum July 15, 2016, to hear Lt. Col. Richard Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo in 1942, talk about his experience.
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
February 16, 2017 - 6:32am
November 8, 2016
Villard resort owners honored
November 8, 2016 - 9:04am
October 29, 2015
Tourism director says 77 percent report business up or same this summer
October 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
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