Minnesota Girl Scout Camp Permanently Closes Due To Flood DamageA southern Minnesota Girl Scout camp is closing after more than 40 years. Past and current scouts gathered in Houston to say their final farewell this weekend. Camp Whispering Hills first opened in 1972.
Get Movin' Monday: Money-Saving Deals For OctoberThis week we flip the calendar page to October. At the start of each month, we like to help you save money in Get Movin' Monday. Nancy Ngo from the Pioneer Press joined WCCO This Morning with the hot deals for the month of October.
Top Spots At The State Fair For Minnesotans Who Love The OutdoorsFor those of us that enjoy the peace and solace of the outdoors, the Great Minnesota Get-Together can be a cumbersome and busy experience. But fear not -- there are still a few places around the State Fair where you can check out the latest camping, hiking and fishing gear, and find new places to explore.
Minnesota State Parks Draw Record Holiday Weekend CrowdsMinnesota 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.
How To Build The Perfect Campfire, According To ScienceFor all those stubborn advocates of the "log cabin" method of building fires, we've got some bad news for you: You're wrong... at least, according to a Duke University professor.
How To Pack Lightly For Your Camping TripDepending upon how you plan to camp - RV, tent or backpacking - you may want to rethink what you pack and bring with you. The lighter you pack, the easier it will be to keep track of everything and carry it to and from your campsite.
5 Camping Gear Must Haves For Summer VacationsDon't leave home without these five handy camping gadgets. You'll have all the important conveniences of home without tons of bulky equipment.
Search Continues For Missing Le Sueur Woman, 20The search continues for a woman who disappeared while drinking on a camping trip. Police in Le Sueur say 20-year-old Moriah Zwart and a friend were camping on a sandbar along the Minnesota River Thursday night.
State Parks Await Spring-Time VisitorsAs the last drops of maple syrup are collected from Fort Snelling State Park, it can mean only one thing -- the sights and sounds of spring are coming back. Brent Wennberg has been enjoying Minnesota's state parks since he was 2.
State Parks Offering New Camping Experience -- YurtsOutdoor lovers have a new way to spend the night at three of Minnesota's state parks. The new shelters have the feel of a tent only with comfort of a cabin. They are known as "yurts."
How To Save Money On A Trip To EuropeWith a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.
What You Should Buy In SeptemberA new month means new deals. September is the perfect time to grab up any outdoor gear as we tearfully say goodbye to summer. You can score some great deals on tents and sleeping bags as stores clear out their inventory to make room for fall and winter goods.