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October 26, 2016
Goats deployed to eat invasive shrubs in Twin Cities park
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — A herd of goats opened a two week residency at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Monday. Their destination: a hilly three-acre parcel on the north end of the park, where invasive buckthorn is choking native oaks, aspens and box elders. Their mission: turn...
October 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
May 9, 2016
Volunteers spruce up Kilen Woods
JACKSON — Volunteers added their GreenTouch to Kilen Woods State Park near Lakefield Saturday. Sponsored by Federated Rural Electric in Jackson,...
May 9, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 25, 2016
Q&A: Nobles County Parks Department
The following is part of a series of Q&As with Nobles County departments to educate the public on the services provided. April is County...
April 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
DULUTH — When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders and visitor amenities are buildings and facilities that are in tough shape, says Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department...
March 28, 2016 - 5:13pm
February 7, 2016
Fourth-graders get pass to federal parks
WORTHINGTON — While the 1970s phenomenon “Schoolhouse Rock” claimed that “Three is a Magic Number,” it turns out that “four” is...
February 7, 2016 - 9:28pm
October 20, 2015
Letter: Former pastor commends church for land offer
By the Rev. Irwin Van Leeuwen, Sioux Falls, S.D. It was disheartening to read last week of the Worthington City Council’s reaction to the proposal of establishing a park on the north side of Oxford Street on property owned by American Reformed Church. I appreciated the church’s...
October 20, 2015 - 3:26pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 20, 2015
Smith takes helm as superintendent of county parks
KINBRAE — After three summer-long internships with the Nobles County Parks Department, Jake Smith is settling into his new role as caretaker...
May 20, 2015 - 8:41pm
April 3, 2015
S.D. to reopen mountain goat hunting season
PIERRE, S.D. — A mountain goat hunting season will reopen for the first time in nine years next fall, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided. A small, isolated population of Rocky Mountain goats is found in the Black Hills, mostly in a 32,000-acre area near...
April 3, 2015 - 8:38pm
January 29, 2015
Getting the word out
WORTHINGTON — Last month, a committee was formed to combat aquatic invasive species (AIS) locally following receipt of state funding. On Thursday morning, the group met to discuss just how the $78,793 available for 2015 would best be spent. Drawing action items from the Nobles...
January 29, 2015 - 8:44pm
August 15, 2014
Exploring Murray County parks
Editor’s note: This is the third of a series on camping opportunities available in the region. Editor’s note: This is the third of a series...
August 15, 2014 - 8:45pm
July 19, 2013
Slater Park's history includes namesake, possible dream
WORTHINGTON — Slater Park may not be one of the oldest parks in Worthington, but its name and the land it’s on have a much deeper background...
July 19, 2013 - 10:40pm
July 12, 2013
A look inside Pirtles Park and Ehlers Park (with video)
WORTHINGTON -- Residents of Worthington have likely seen Ehlers Park at one time or another. Whether one is driving, running, biking, rollerblading,...
July 12, 2013 - 10:30pm
June 28, 2013
Bristol Park has a rich history
WORTHINGTON -- Most Worthington residents have probably heard of and seen "The World's Strongest Bicycle Bridge" that spans the gap between Sunset...
June 28, 2013 - 11:00pm
June 21, 2013
A look inside Vets Park (with video)
WORTHINGTON -- If a friend called and asked to take you to Vets Park, one might be forgiven for thinking that they would take you to Freedom...
June 21, 2013 - 10:30pm