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July 24, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Proctor and Spirit Mountain
Explore Proctor Speedway and Spirit Mountain Adventure Park. Proctor is just two hours from the Twin Cities and minutes from Duluth's Canal Park and the Aerial Lift Bridge. This friendly community has a great golf course, dirt racetrack, fairgrounds, dirt floor horse and indoor...
July 24, 2013 - 1:56pm
July 21, 2013
Eight ways to save on your next summer vacation
Vacations can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. Rather than planning on overspending, be proactive and plan ahead. This time around, do your best to enjoy a vacation without depleting your funds or adding debt. As you begin scheduling your trip, do your research with the Better...
July 21, 2013 - 2:17pm
July 19, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Detroit Lakes
Detroit Lakes offers year-round fun. Former mayor Larry Buboltz once said that if you're bored in Detroit Lakes during the summer, go to the...
July 19, 2013 - 9:13am
July 11, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: North Shore
Travel: From Fairlawn Mansion to Superior Zoo - Welcome to the North Shore It's Lake Superior, the world's largest lake and it's one of the...
July 11, 2013 - 7:09am
July 4, 2013
Summer visitors reminded to review AIS laws before traveling
As the summer travel season approaches its peak, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds visitors to review aquatic invasive species (AIS) laws before traveling to ensure compliance and avoid a citation. Stepped up education and enforcement of Minnesota's AIS...
July 4, 2013 - 7:33am
Fourth of July is deadliest day on Minnesota roads
Despite a zero-death Independence Day last year, the 19 road deaths on the holiday during the last five years make July 4 the state's deadliest day of the year on the road, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. A major factor for the...
July 4, 2013 - 6:12am
July 3, 2013
Fourth of July drivers urged to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday. "We suspend work on many projects during the Fourth of July holiday," said Mike Barnes, MnDOT's Operations director. "However,...
July 3, 2013 - 9:32am
July 2, 2013
All Interstate 94 lanes now open between Clearwater, St. Cloud
Motorists travelling both directions of Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud will find all lanes and ramps open for the July 4 holiday travel week. Lanes and ramps along the segment of busy interstate have been closed since April, 2013 as crews resurfaced the roadway. ...
July 2, 2013 - 9:16am
Minnesota Destinations: Hinckley
Located halfway between Duluth and the Twin Cities, Hinckley offers a wide variety of activities and attractions. Wondering what to do while you're here? Try any of these fun and exciting activities... --Enjoy a relaxing round of golf at Grand National Golf Club, one of the area's...
July 2, 2013 - 7:41am
July 1, 2013
Explore your options when considering travel insurance
The summer travel season is in full swing and countless Minnesotans will be traveling across the country and around the world in the next few months. Some consumers will be debating about whether to purchase travel insurance for their summer vacations. The Minnesota Department of...
July 1, 2013 - 10:29am
June 28, 2013
Westbound I-94 now open between Clearwater, St. Cloud
Motorists travelling westbound Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud will now find all lanes and ramps open for Independence Day holiday travel. I-94 has been reduced to a single lane in each direction, with the exception of the Memorial Day holiday weekend, since April,...
June 28, 2013 - 3:14pm
Minnesota Destinations: Itasca State Park
Travel Destination: Itasca State Park Looking for a great little getaway that's still close to home? Pack up the family, grab your hiking gear, and point your vehicle toward Park Rapids. Park Rapids is the undisputed Gateway to Itasca State Park and the south entrance is a 19-mile...
June 28, 2013 - 6:33am
June 18, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: Ely
Ely offers up a national park and Kabetogama Lake. Kabetogama Lake, Voyageurs National Park is a very special place. Voyageurs National Park...
June 18, 2013 - 2:26pm
Overnight I-94 closures planned at Highway 78 on June 20, 24
Motorists on Interstate 94 will experience two overnight closures at Highway 78 near Ashby over the next week, weather permitting. Crews will close eastbound I-94 overnight Thursday, June 20, and westbound I-94 overnight Monday, June 24. The closures will occur between 6 p.m....
June 18, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 14, 2013
Minnesota Destinations: White Earth Powwow celebrates 145 years
The White Earth Powwow is Becker County's oldest, continuous event. Last year, more than 1,000 dancers and 22 drum groups were registered. Organizers are expecting good attendance for the 145th anniversary event, which is set for Thursday through Sunday, June 13-16 on the powwow...
June 14, 2013 - 6:48am