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.
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.
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.
Wildlife biologists say the moose population is holding relatively steady in Voyageurs National Park in north-central Minnesota.
Duluth, Itasca, International Falls and Grand Rapids are among northeastern Minnesota school districts canceling classes because of poor road conditions.
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.
The forecast calls for subzero temperatures — a perfect time for International Falls to celebrate Icebox Days.
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.
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.
Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays.
Officials are warning visitors to stay off the ice in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.
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.
A Minnesota man told police his wife was accidentally crushed to death by a totem pole last year, but now investigators say he meant to kill his wife.
Voyageurs National Park plans to conduct a pair of prescribed burns on Wednesday.
Friday is the deadline for entering Voyageurs National Park’s eighth annual Kids Art Contest.