Best Hiking Trails In MinnesotaEnjoy Minnesota’s great outdoors on any of these five easy hiking trails.
Indigenous People To Walk 240 Miles Along Minnesota RiverA small group of indigenous people and their supporters are walking about 240 miles along the Minnesota River to raise awareness about the need to protect water.
Hennepin Co. Water Patrol Recover Body From Minnesota RiverThe Hennepin County Water Patrol is responding to the Minnesota River near Interstate 35W to recover a body, according to the county sheriff's office.
DNR: 1st Bighead Carp Captured In Minnesota RiverMinnesota's battle to stop the spread of invasive carp hit a new snag. After making their way to the Twin Cities, the disruptive fish are now swimming westward through the Minnesota River.
Best Parks In Minnesota For A Winter Nature WalkGet out and get away, where you can be surrounded by natural outdoor wonders.
Trail Running: Enjoy Minnesota's Beautiful Fall Weather While You Still Can!Ask any runner which season is the best for an outdoor jog and you'll undoubtedly get the same answer: Fall! Here are a few tips to see the fall colors in Minnesota, and enjoy the beautiful running weather while you still can.
6 Week Trip Gives Canoeists New Appreciation Of The Minnesota River A group of seven people in canoes set off on Aug. 30 to learn more about what many feel is one of the more under-appreciated rivers in the state.
Wander Minnesota: Road Trip To St. PeterSouth of the Twin Cities, along the Minnesota River, is the town of St. Peter. St. Peter's earliest claim to fame is that it came close to being the capital of Minnesota, but thanks to the machinations of Joe Rolette, who stole the bill that would have designated St. Peter as the capital and hid with it until legislators had voted in St. Paul instead.
Polluted Burnsville Landfill Could Cost Taxpayers MillionsA WCCO Investigation has found the fight over an old landfill could cost taxpayers millions of dollars to clean up. The former Freeway Landfill sits off I-35W and Black Dog Road in Burnsville, next to the Minnesota River.
6 People Thrown From Boat Into Minnesota RiverAuthorities in south-central Minnesota say six people including two children were thrown overboard from a boat on the Minnesota River. The Nicollet County Sheriff's office was notified of the accident north of Mankato around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
Good Question: How Did Minnesota Get Its Name?On May 11, 1858, Minnesota officially became the 32nd state. So, Cassandra from Cannon Falls asks: How did Minnesota get its name? Good Question.
Officials: Body Found In Le Sueur Co. Believed To Be Missing WomanOfficials in Le Sueur County say a body believed to be a missing 20-year-old woman was found Wednesday afternoon near the campsite where the woman disappeared.

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