Wander Minnesota: Mille Lacs Kathio State ParkLast week, I talked about the wild rice demonstrations at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum. Not far from the museum is Mille Lacs Kathio State Park. The park's two-fold name has two roots. "Mille Lacs" is the term French explorers used to describe the area, and it is an apt term, meaning "1,000 lakes" in English.
Retired Generals Say Kids Today Are Too Fat To Fight Some former top-ranked military officials in Minnesota say prioritizing gym class and healthier school meals are a matter of national security.
Experience Twin Cities Trails With '30 Days Of Biking' ChallengeThe cycling community is offering up a challenge that could improve your health and introduce you to the Twin Cities biking trails. It's called 30 Days of Biking.
Trail Rules Change In East-Central MinnesotaBefore venturing into the woods of east-central Minnesota this fall, hunters and others are being encouraged to review changes to trail rules in Pine County. The Department of Natural Resources says the affected areas include the Nemadji, General Andrews, Chengwatana and St. Croix state forests.
Hike Under The Moon At Lake Elmo ReserveThe Lake Elmo Park Reserve is hosting moonlight hikes all month long. The reserve offers over five miles of lighted trails for people, and their dogs, to walk.
Finding Minnesota: Biking The Dickie ScrambleWith more than 30,000 miles of trails in Minnesota, you can cover a lot of ground on two wheels. Many bikers, though, go for a bigger challenge by getting away from the pavement.
Maple Grove Police: Man Innappropriately Grabbing Women On TrailsPolice have issued a crime alert after two women were inappropriately touched by a stranger while they were using park trails in Maple Grove.
Minn.'s Voyageurs Park Trails Close For SeasonHere's a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather.
DNR: Snowmobiling In April? Looks Like ItWith a foot or more of snow still blanketing most of northern Minnesota, the snowmobiling season may extend into April for the first time in years, said the Department of Natural Resources.
Finding Minnesota: Vintage SnowmobilesAt certain times of the year, you will see groups of hot rods cruising down the boulevard. But a lot of Minnesotans enjoy a different type of vintage vehicle.
'Trail Racing' Becoming More Popular In MinnesotaSummer is the season of the runner. You see them on the street, on a path and around a lake. There are a select few, however, who follow a completely different route.
3 Minn. Trails Get National Designation Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails.
A Guide To Minn. Snowmobile TrailsThere is no shortage of outdoor winter fun to be had in the Minnesota whether it's downhill skiing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice fishing or racing through the snow on a snowmobile.
Mpls. Recognized As 1 Of 3 Gold-Level Walkable CitiesMinneapolis has officially received national recognition for its walkability.
Guide To Dodge Nature CenterTucked in West St. Paul and Mendota Heights, the Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is one of the first nature centers of Minnesota.