The Park Association's Preservation Initiative made its biggest purchase yet, acquiring 61 acres of private land on the Kabetogama Peninsula. The Park Service will remove structures from the land, which includes sandy shoreline and boreal forest.
Latest storm track, snow forecast for weekend winter storm
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch.
These Twin Cities restaurants have heated patios for outdoor winter dining
From bonfires to igloos, Twin Cities restaurants have you covered as temperatures drop.
Man fatally stabbed in St. Paul, marking record 35th homicide this year
Police have identified a person of interest.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
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.
Fire in Voyageurs National Park expected to burn rest of fall
The National Park Service says the blaze near Tooth Lake Fire remains at about 300 acres. Recent rain and colder weather have stopped the fire's spread and no additional spread is expected.
Woman is rescued after getting lost in Voyageurs National Park
The 64-year-old was in an area only accessible by boat.
MPCA to develop plan to cut haze over BWCA, Voyageurs
New rules are likely to affect emissions at power plants and taconite plants. Those are the leading culprits in the haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is scheduled to release its plan in March.
St. Paul's Rice Park named one of nation's top 'Great Spaces'
The American Planning Association picked Rice Park as one of the country's 'Top 10 Great Public Spaces' for its simplicity and overall visual appeal.
Minnesota native, national parks chief, Smithsonian director, dies at 85
Roger Kennedy, who rose from his family's St. Paul sporting goods store to head the National Park Service under President Bill Clinton, died at 82. Kennedy developed a love for the outdoors in Minnesota, guiding canoe trips. He also later became a studied preservationist, directing the American history section of the Smithsonian Institution. He once ran for Congress against Eugene McCarthy.
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