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This weekend: Pirate-themed, socially distanced scavenger hunt in Minneapolis

A Florida-based company has launched its first digitally aided scavenger hunt in Minnesota

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DNR announces plans for phased reopening of MN campgrounds

Some will be open in time for Memorial Day weekend.

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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum reopens some walking paths

Visitors can choose from four walking options when making a reservation

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Falcon Heights temporarily bans front yard vegetable gardens

It comes after a resident launched an effort to open a community garden.

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Coronavirus: MN releases new guidance for camping, outdoor recreation

The lifting of the Stay at Home order allows for more outdoor recreation.

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Twin Cities nature centers adopt digital to keep informing during lockdown

The learning curve has been steep, but nature centers are adapting to life in a shut down.

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Kayaker attempts to reach Louisiana, has to be rescued in Minnesota

The kayaker got into trouble on Lake Winnibigoshish.

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Ahead of Fishing Opener, DNR warns accesses may be in poor condition

The DNR has not been able to carry out its usual maintenance due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Boundary Waters to re-open to daytime visitors

Overnight use will still be restricted through the state's stay-at-home order.

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People go crazy for Minnesota Landscape Arboretum tickets

The first weekend of slots have already sold out.

Visitors can reserve a slot from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum opens Friday to drivers only

Visitors can drive along a three-mile course through various gardens

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Coronavirus: Guidelines for spending time outdoors this summer

The Minnesota DNR has released advice for outdoor recreation.

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Some Minneapolis parkways to close to allow more space for walkers

It'll ensure walkers and runners can maintain their distance.

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Open as usual, MN Landscape Arboretum touts its corona-calming qualities

It's taking precautions in its buildings, but a walk in the grounds alone offers a low-risk, calming experience.

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Duluth Pack and Merrell team up to launch new outdoor boot

The Minnesota bag and apparel maker's trademark canvas features on the boot.

5 fall color spots around the Twin Cities to visit ASAP

The colors are about to peak in the Twin Cities.

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MN summer tourism up from 2018, optimistic outlook for fall

Summer is Minnesota's biggest tourism season.

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Viral photos: Deer covered in large tumors in Minnesota

A photographer spotted the deer in southwest Minnesota.

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Invasive beetle found in Minnesota for the first time

The beetle weakens and eventually kills viburnum plants.

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Minnesotan hiker rescued after 1,200-foot fall in Wyoming

The 35-year-old from Minneapolis was seriously injured.