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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Search To Resume For Missing Minnesota Hikers

The search is resuming for a Minnesota father and son who disappeared in Colorado’s mountains last month. Over 100 mountain rescuers from 13 teams are scheduled to search the Mount Evans area Saturday for Damian and Evan McManus.

05/10/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Barefoot Hiking

Sturdy boots are usually considered key to a long, safe hiking trip. But some hikers strip off all the foot protection to fully appreciate the ground they walk on.

04/27/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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DNR Debuts ‘Recreation Compass’ Mobile Map

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants to make it easier for people to find a place to go hiking or hunting. So on Friday, the DNR rolled out a mobile map called the “Recreation Compass,” and it’s available for download on both phones and tablets.

01/10/2014

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Woman Rescued After Sliding 50 Feet Down Red Wing Bluff

woman is in the hospital after slipping and sliding 50 feet down a hill at Barn Bluff in Red Wing Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

08/20/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Minnesota Area

Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.

06/29/2013

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Another Segment For Gitchi-Gami Trail

Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.

06/05/2013

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North Country Trail Stretches In Becker County

Trail enthusiasts are ready to celebrate the opening of a 21-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northwestern Minnesota.

05/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Queen Of The Diving Board & The Alaskan Wilderness

Macalester junior Renee Jordan has crossed paths with black bears, she’s nearly biked into a moose, and even plans to ascend Mount McKinley in her father’s footsteps.

03/16/2013

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ASU Student From MN Who Went Missing On Solo Hike Found Safe

A 21-year-old Arizona State University student from Minnesota who went missing on solo hike has been found Sunday evening, according to authorities.

02/17/2013

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Top 6 Couple Activities You Can Do Year Round

Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.

01/22/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Backcountry Cuisine

When you go camping, you don’t often hear the words “gourmet cooking.” But a Twin Cities man is working to change that with Backcountry Cuisine.

08/11/2012

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