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Minnesota State Parks Draw Record Holiday Weekend Crowds

Minnesota state parks drew record crowds on the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and park officials say there are still great recreational opportunities ahead for the rest of the summer. Department of Natural Resources figures show occupancy at state parks hit 84 percent.

07/15/2015

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DNR Closes Blue Mounds State Park Due To Flood Damage

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has temporarily closed Blue Mounds State Park due to flood damage from recent storms. The park, which is 3 ½ hours southwest of Minneapolis, received more than 11 inches of rain since last Friday.

06/18/2014

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Stranded Campers Waiting Out Floodwaters In Aitkin County

Among those waiting for floodwaters to drop are seven stranded campers.

06/21/2012

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Feds Sound Another Pot Farm Warning

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is again warning hikers and campers to steer clear of pot farms this summer. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest officials say drug trafficking organizations typically plant farms in the […]

04/18/2012

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DNR Closes State Parks, Minn. Campers Pull Up Stakes

If the Minnesota government does indeed shutdown Friday, it will force thousands of people to change their July 4th vacation plans.

06/30/2011