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St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Stan Karwoski
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Cheryl Anderson
County taps transportation kitty
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
Family fall festival at King of Kings
Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
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Real Estate Showcase
August 12, 2009
City to sponsor Woodbury Days bike ride
The Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Woodbury Days Council to offer this bike ride event during the Woodbury Days weekend Saturday, Aug. 29. The ride is for all ages and levels of experience. Choose from a 10-, 30- and 60-mile course. The course...
August 12, 2009 - 4:57pm
April 28, 2009
Woodwinds, parks and rec dept. teaming up for 'Burn it Up Boot Camp'
The Woodwinds Ways to Wellness is teaming up with the city of Woodbury Parks and Recreation to offer an unique outdoor boot camp this Spring and Summer. Unlike typical boot camps, this is designed to meet all fitness levels. The classes are lead by experienced certified personal...
April 28, 2009 - 1:22pm
April 13, 2009
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
March 7, 2008
DNR watercraft inspector applications due March 14
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking watercraft inspector interns for this year's boating season. Inspectors are stationed at public accesses on lakes and rivers infested with invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels.
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Cross-country ski trails in great condition
Good snow means Minnesota's 1,800-plus miles of grant-in-aid and state-operated cross-country ski trails are in great condition. "People are dusting off their skis and buying ski passes to take advantage of winter," said Andrew Korsberg, trail program coordinator for the Minnesota...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesota snowmobiling facts
Long-awaited snowy fields are beckoning snowmobilers to hit the trails within the state. Here's a short list of Minnesota snowmobile facts: Snowmobilers have more than 20,000 miles of trails to ride, including about 18,000 miles of club trails and 2,000 miles of Minnesota Department...
January 14, 2008 - 12:00am
January 11, 2008
Ski, snowshoe or walk by candlelight at state parks
Need to get out of the house? How about joining friends to frolic in the moonlight at more than 20 candlelight ski, snowshoe or hiking events in Minnesota state parks. Trails are one to two miles in length over easy to moderate terrain with luminaries or lanterns along the path....
January 11, 2008 - 12:00am
January 9, 2008
DNR releases new audio programs about snowmobiling in Minnesota
Snowmobile trip planning, safety and other topics are featured in a new series of audio programs produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The podcasts may be downloaded on portable media players or on computers. "Snowmobiling is a very popular and economically...
January 9, 2008 - 12:00am
December 21, 2007
DNR encourages snowmobilers to drive safely
We've got snow -- the best and earliest snow conditions in several years. Capt. Mike Hammer, DNR Enforcement Education Program coordinator, said "Drivers should also be aware of potential hazards, changing conditions and use good judgment." Hammer said DNR Snowmobile...
December 21, 2007 - 12:00am
December 13, 2007
Ski and snowmobile trail reports available on Web
Throughout the winter, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources personnel monitor the condition of dozens of ski and snowmobile trails maintained by the agency. Snow condition information from Minnesota's state parks, state trails and state forests is made available on the DNR Web...
December 13, 2007 - 12:00am
December 12, 2007
Snow and slush on lakes creates unsafe ice conditions
Even with recent cold conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports spotty ice conditions around the state due to snow that fell on thin ice before it had a chance to thicken. "Even though we've had some good cold temperatures, the recent snow that blankets...
December 12, 2007 - 12:00am