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Voyageurs Launches Reservation System April 1

Voyageurs National Park will launch its campsite reservation and fee system next month. The park on Minnesota’s northern border will phase in the system staring April 1.

03/05/2014

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Voyageurs National Park Gets $150,000 Grant

The Voyageurs National Park Association has announced a three-year, $150,000 grant for the park on Minnesota’s northern border.

02/23/2014

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Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold Records

Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.

01/24/2014

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Voyageurs To Take Campsite Reservations

Voyageurs National Park is going to start taking reservations and charging fees for campsites. Campsites and houseboat sites at the park on Minnesota’s northern border had been first-come, first-served, and the only access is by boat.

09/11/2013

Dribble Daily

St. Thomas Grads Kick Soccer Ball Across Minn.

Soccer is gaining popularity throughout Minnesota and the country. Now some local guys are kicking a soccer ball across the state to promote the sport. Two weeks ago, Alex Daley and Matt Scott started dribbling a soccer ball from the Canadian border in International Falls and began to travel south.

06/09/2013

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Ely Inspection Station To Open For Summer Season

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Ely inspection station will open for the summer tourist season Saturday. The border station is located in the National Forest Service Complex in Ely, in northeastern Minnesota.

05/24/2013

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Voyageurs Moose Population Holding Steady

Wildlife biologists say the moose population is holding relatively steady in Voyageurs National Park in north-central Minnesota.

05/07/2013

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Highways Reopen In Western Minnesota After Storm

Duluth, Itasca, International Falls and Grand Rapids are among northeastern Minnesota school districts canceling classes because of poor road conditions.

02/11/2013

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Man Gets 15 Years In Wife’s Totem Pole Death

A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the death of his wife who was crushed by a totem pole. Carl Muggli faced a possible life sentence if he had been convicted of first-degree murder.

02/05/2013

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International Falls To Kick Off Icebox Days

The forecast calls for subzero temperatures — a perfect time for International Falls to celebrate Icebox Days.

01/16/2013

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‘St. Grand’ Is Filling Red Kettles Again

Someone is once again leaving generous donations in the Salvation Army’s red kettles. One thousand dollar donations have shown up in two red kettles in the north metro area.

11/24/2012

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International Falls Wins State Water Tasting Contest

Some people will tell you, water doesn’t have a taste, but others say it does. Taste-testers agree, and one city in Minnesota has the best-tasting water in the state.

09/20/2012

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Voyageurs Considers Campsite Reservation System

Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays.

08/24/2012

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Visitors Urged To Stay Off Ice In Voyageurs Park

Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

03/20/2012

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$1M Bail For Totem Pole Carver In Death Of Wife

Bail has been set at $1 million for a totem pole carver charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife, who died in November after a 700-pound log fell on her.

06/10/2011

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