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In search of 'Dead Man's Curve': Minn.'s DOT uses data to find dangerous roads
New apartment complex for homeless veterans opening at Fort Snelling
Son pleads guilty to financial exploitation of mother in Clarkfield
4 Minn. women join group to climb Mount Everest to raise funds for Duchenne's research
Home destroyed near Bemidji after flames shoot through the roof
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Raymond "Ray" Hyser
Gerald "Jerry Asche
Letter: Why do we honor traitors?
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 30, 2017
Minn. tourism experiences uptick, survey says
ST. PAUL -- A post-summer survey shows an upward trend of Minnesota’s tourism business, the state’s tourism promotion office said. Summer...
August 30, 2017 - 12:11pm
August 14, 2017
SD's Corn Palace says it learned a lesson as drought nearly ditches mural plans
MITCHELL, S.D.—A summer scare for Mitchell's top tourist destination was narrowly avoided. Despite an excessively dry summer, Corn Palace...
August 14, 2017 - 5:55pm
Mud-free mountain biking: All-weather trail could soon come to Duluth
DULUTH — Overeager mountain bikers can cause a heap of damage when they hit a wet and muddy trail, but soon riders may have a responsible...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00am
July 23, 2017
Minnesota mining's place in American history
SOUDAN, Minn. — Imagine walking three-quarters of a mile through a mine tunnel in complete darkness to find iron ore, park interpreter...
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
May 14, 2017
Green Lake to host 2018 governor's fishing opener
SPICER—Kandiyohi County reeled in a big catch of its own Saturday at the governor's fishing opener. Explore Minnesota announced the Willmar...
May 14, 2017 - 3:13pm
May 10, 2017
Hoops on Hops: Beer tourism a growing trend on all levels
DULUTH — As we head into summer, now is a perfect time to talk about the growing popularity of beer tourism. Duluth is a destination for...
May 10, 2017 - 8:30am
March 20, 2017
Travel ban, strong dollar could put a damper on tourism
FRANKFURT - Travel and tourism's contribution to the U.S. economy will grow at a slower pace this year than in 2016 due to a strong U.S. dollar...
March 20, 2017 - 8:37am
March 10, 2017
U.S. tourism sector faces squeeze of strong dollar, Trump travel ban
BERLIN -- The U.S. travel sector is bracing for a year in which a strong dollar and uncertainty over President Donald Trump's travel ban could...
March 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
March 3, 2017
Minnesota state parks seek funding increase
ST. PAUL — Budget constraints have forced Minnesota's state parks to shorten camping seasons, postpone maintenance work, reduce winter...
March 3, 2017 - 5:07am
February 21, 2017
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
DULUTH — Leave no trace does not mean leave no money behind, it turns out. A new report shows the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness...
February 21, 2017 - 7:26pm
February 16, 2017
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
GRANITE FALLS — One of Minnesota's top three attractions for 2016 is located amidst the rolling farmlands of western Minnesota. Explore...
February 16, 2017 - 6:32am
November 8, 2016
Villard resort owners honored
VILLARD — Harold and Rosemarie Kraft of Villard, operators of Canary Beach Resort, were named the Operators of the Year by the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association. The award was presented during the association's fall conference in October. Canary Beach is located about...
November 8, 2016 - 9:04am
October 29, 2015
Tourism director says 77 percent report business up or same this summer
DEERWOOD — The director of Minnesota’s tourism board John Edman said state tourism industries have reported its best summer in six years. Edman, director of the state’s Explore Minnesota board, told the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association Fall Conference at Ruttger’s...
October 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
October 12, 2015
State promotes Indian Lands tourism amid changing views of Columbus
ST. PAUL — Here are 11 more reasons to visit the land of 10,000 lakes: the state’s American Indian reservations. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Melanie Benjamin, tribal chairman of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, are promoting tourism to what Benjamin referred to as “Indian Land”...
October 12, 2015 - 10:55pm
August 31, 2015
Algae blooms threaten state’s $13B tourism industry
ST. PAUL — On a recent summer day, Dylan, Madysen and Colten King escaped the heat in time-honored Minnesota fashion: with a swim in a lake. But...
August 31, 2015 - 8:00am