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Fort Snelling State Park To Reopen

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reopen Fort Snelling State Park after a three-week closure due to rains and flooding. The DNR will reopen the park Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. The parked closed June 22 when the main park road flooded.

07/15/2014

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Event Designed To Hook Kids On Fishing, Not Drugs

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is hoping a winter fishing event will help lure kids toward healthy lifestyle choices, and away from drugs.

01/17/2014

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Best Places To See New Year’s Eve Fireworks And Holiday Lights In Minnesota

Throughout the state, Minnesota venues offer light shows and flashy fireworks to celebrate the end of the year. Check out any of these events to start off the year on a positive note.

12/16/2013

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Minn. State Parks Plan 30 Candlelight Events

Minnesota state parks and trails plan to host 30 candlelight events around the state this winter for people of all ages. The highlights include the annual New Year’s Eve candlelight walk at Fort Snelling State Park.

12/14/2013

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Minn. Archaeology Week Kicks Off Saturday

Minnesotans can celebrate the state’s cultural heritage and explore the past during Minnesota Archaeology Week. The week kicks off Saturday with the two-day Minnesota Archaeology Fair at Fort Snelling State Park.

09/12/2013

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Best Places To Go Fishing In Minnesota

Minnesota state parks are great places for beginning anglers to try a hand at catching fish.

05/25/2013

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DNR To Proceed With Plans For Fort Snelling School

The Department of Natural Resources is moving ahead with a proposal for an environmental learning charter school at Fort Snelling. The Upper Mississippi Academy would serve students from prekindergarten through 12th grade. It would use about 200,000 square feet in nine historic buildings on the Upper Post overlooking Fort Snelling State Park.

05/16/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

There are plenty of great events going on this weekend, from getting outdoors to getting some new ink, that you’ll want to put on your social calendar.

01/10/2013

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Somber Ceremony To Honor Tragic Event In MN History

It was 150 years ago when about 1,700 Dakota women, children and elders were forced to march 150 miles to an internment camp at Fort Snelling State Park.

11/13/2012

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Officials: 2 Boaters Go Into Snelling Lake

Crews have responded to the scene of a water emergency on Lake Snelling involving two people Friday morning.

10/05/2012

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Dig This: Minn. Archaeology Week Coming Up

Can you dig this: Minnesota Archaeology Week is coming up. More than 15 events and activities will be held across Minnesota Sept. 8-16.

09/06/2012

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DNR May Host Gun Safety Classes In State Parks

Minnesota State Parks may soon be host to gun safety classes.

06/14/2012

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Rain And High Water Affecting State Trails And Public Access

Heavy rainfalls and high water levels are creating problems for boaters and recreational trail users throughout Minnesota.

06/01/2012

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Family-Oriented Programs Resume At MN State Parks

Family-oriented programs resume this weekend at Minnesota’s state parks as they return to normal after the state government shutdown.

07/28/2011

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High Water Prompts Ft. Snelling State Park Closing

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul because of rising rivers.

03/23/2011

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