Improvements Coming To Several State Parks, Possible Fee IncreasesNew campgrounds, a new water trail and a new chance to see bison are coming to the Minnesota State Parks and Trails system this year.
Best Ways To Spend New Year's Day In MinnesotaNew Year's Day offers an opportunity to get out and do new things without the hassle of crowds.
Wander Minnesota: Festival And Events In December (Week 4)As December draws to a close and the New Year arrives, there’s still plenty to do.
Mosquito Season In Minnesota: The Dos And Don'ts For Staying Bite-FreeEvery Minnesotan has their own tips and tricks to keep mosquitoes away, but it's time to dispel a few ugly myths that just won't seem to die.
Finding Minnesota: The Nearly Mosquito-Free Minnesota State ParkIf you are looking to get away from Minnesota's blood-thirsty mosquitoes, there is one state park where visitors do very little swatting or spraying. Nature provides the right conditions to keep the biting to a minimum at Whitewater State Park.
Best Campgrounds In MinnesotaIn today's camping environment, available amenities range from full electrical and water hookups to nesting down in the backwoods. For some, a weekend of camping very closely resembles being at home — with everything from satellite TV and mobile Internet to a stove to cook dinner and air conditioning. For others, camping isn't camping if you can see a light or have access to running water. No matter your expectations, Minnesota's multitude of campgrounds have a little something for everyone.
Longtime Whitewater State Park Naturalist RetiringA longtime naturalist at Whitewater State Park is retiring after nearly 38 years on the job.
Idled Minn. Public Employees Holding On For NowKent Mechels spent the last three Christmases away from his family plowing snow off Minnesota roads so people could drive safely. It was a hardship he accepted as part of the job, he said.