A reminder: The Minnesota DNR is taking down its online campsite reservation system at 8 p.m. Monday for an upgrade. The new system is scheduled to start up March 1.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, December 2
The latest in Minnesota.
2 people plead guilty in fatal Dakota County home invasion
Two others charged in the incident will go to trial next year.
DNR's online campsite reservation system fails its relaunch
The Star Tribune reports technical problems have temporarily shut the system down until further notice. The reservation system was suspended in December for upgrades and scheduled to be up and running March 1.
DNR's campsite reservation system back online Thursday
Campers should be able to start making reservations on Thursday morning. The DNR's new online reservation system crashed soon after it was launched because of an unexpected flood of web traffic, according to the agency.
DNR campsite system now taking some reservations
Campers can start making limited reservations at Minnesota state parks and recreation areas. The DNR says arrival dates will be rolled out in stages because of a backlog. The upgraded system crashed earlier this month after technical problems shut it down.
Some campsites closed in Boundary Waters following last year's wildfire
The Forest Service expects as many as 76 campsites on 23 lakes could be closed in the aftermath of last year's Pagami Creek fire as crews work to clear hazardous debris from campsites and portages.
Make park reservation early: State park website will close for 2 months
Park officials are warning people to make reservations early if they want a spot at a state park next year. The online reservation system will shut down for renovation starting Dec. 27. It won't reopen until Feb. 29.
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