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Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
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Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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June 29, 2009
Goin' to the beach
Cottage Grove Elementary School first-grade teachers Janene Zavoral, Gail Scholl, Wendi Draper, Lisa Bush and Vicki Waldo teach a unit on sea...
June 29, 2009 - 7:05am
April 13, 2009
Two cyclists and rider hospitalized after Saturday crash in Pierce County, Wis.
ELMWOOD, Wis. -- A man and woman from Cottage Grove were airlifted to Regions Hospital late Saturday and another Minnesota cyclist was transported to River Falls (Wis.) Area Hospital after their one motorcycle struck a truck then collided with the other cycle. Ronald Saltz, 45, and...
April 13, 2009 - 9:27am
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
February 16, 2009
Three skiers, one coach end Park Nordic career at state meet
Park head Nordic skiing coach James Kyes was hoping for something amazing at the state meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik -- the last meet for the three Park skiers at state and Kyes' last meet as coach of the Wolfpack. However, there was no last-meet magic to be had, as each fell short...
February 16, 2009 - 5:00pm
June 25, 2008
Bemidji couple first in state to finish geocaching challenge
In honor of Minnesota's Sesquicentennial, state parks collaborated in setting up the Minnesota State Park Geocaching History Challenge. Out of the thousands of registered geocachers in Minnesota, Cindy and Allan Habedank of Bemidji, Minn., took on the challenge and were the first...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
March 7, 2008
DNR watercraft inspector applications due March 14
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking watercraft inspector interns for this year's boating season. Inspectors are stationed at public accesses on lakes and rivers infested with invasive species such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels.
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Cross-country ski trails in great condition
Good snow means Minnesota's 1,800-plus miles of grant-in-aid and state-operated cross-country ski trails are in great condition. "People are dusting off their skis and buying ski passes to take advantage of winter," said Andrew Korsberg, trail program coordinator for the Minnesota...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
Minnesota snowmobiling facts
Long-awaited snowy fields are beckoning snowmobilers to hit the trails within the state. Here's a short list of Minnesota snowmobile facts: Snowmobilers have more than 20,000 miles of trails to ride, including about 18,000 miles of club trails and 2,000 miles of Minnesota Department...
January 14, 2008 - 12:00am
January 11, 2008
Ski, snowshoe or walk by candlelight at state parks
Need to get out of the house? How about joining friends to frolic in the moonlight at more than 20 candlelight ski, snowshoe or hiking events in Minnesota state parks. Trails are one to two miles in length over easy to moderate terrain with luminaries or lanterns along the path....
January 11, 2008 - 12:00am
January 9, 2008
DNR releases new audio programs about snowmobiling in Minnesota
Snowmobile trip planning, safety and other topics are featured in a new series of audio programs produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The podcasts may be downloaded on portable media players or on computers. "Snowmobiling is a very popular and economically...
January 9, 2008 - 12:00am
December 21, 2007
DNR encourages snowmobilers to drive safely
We've got snow -- the best and earliest snow conditions in several years. Capt. Mike Hammer, DNR Enforcement Education Program coordinator, said "Drivers should also be aware of potential hazards, changing conditions and use good judgment." Hammer said DNR Snowmobile...
December 21, 2007 - 12:00am
December 19, 2007
Ski, snowboard trip
Cottage Grove Recreation Department is planning a day-long ski and snowboard trip to Welch Village for students, grades four through 12, on Monday, Jan. 28. The $38 fee includes bus transportation, lift ticket, rental equipment, a safety discussion, and an on-the-hill lesson. The...
December 19, 2007 - 12:00am
December 13, 2007
Ski and snowmobile trail reports available on Web
Throughout the winter, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources personnel monitor the condition of dozens of ski and snowmobile trails maintained by the agency. Snow condition information from Minnesota's state parks, state trails and state forests is made available on the DNR Web...
December 13, 2007 - 12:00am
December 12, 2007
Snow and slush on lakes creates unsafe ice conditions
Even with recent cold conditions, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports spotty ice conditions around the state due to snow that fell on thin ice before it had a chance to thicken. "Even though we've had some good cold temperatures, the recent snow that blankets...
December 12, 2007 - 12:00am