You’re invited to the National Park Service’s 100th birthday party!



 The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016, and they’re inviting visitors of all ages to join in the celebration throughout the month! With special events across the country, and free admission to all 412 national parks from … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me   […]

Voyageurs National Park celebrates 100 years of National Parks



The National Park Service, which has enabled millions to discover America’s natural treasures, will commemorate 100 years of stewardship in 2016. The National Park Service’s Centennial goal is to connect and create the next generation of… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Kabetogama Lake earns Readers’ Choice designation



INTERNATIONAL FALLS – On August, 25, 2016 the National Park Service will turn 100, and to celebrate USA Today launched a 10 Best Series of Readers’ Choice contests all about the national parks. USA Today teamed with the National Park Fou… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Junior Park Ranger program leads to family adventure




Brothers Seth (left) and Eli Johnson take the Junior Ranger Pledge at the Ash River Visitor Center on Lake Kabetogama within Voyageurs National Park on August 6, 2016. Administering the pledge is volunteer park tour guide Chris Heimel. Photo by Cind… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

National parks, monuments, memorials and historic sites




Abraham Lincoln’s likeness carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Mount Rushmore is controversial among Native Americans because the U.S. seized the area from the Lakota tribe after the Great Sioux War of 1876. The Trea… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Itasca State Park hosts 10th annual North Country Hiking Fest



 Hundreds of hikers are expected to take the 10th anniversary of the North Country Hiking Fest in stride with a day packed full of family friendly and healthy activities focusing on the North Country National Scenic Trail and hiking at Itasca S… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Precious Paws hosts monthly spay/neuter transport




 CHISHOLM – Precious Paws Humane Society is on a mission to spay and neuter as many dogs and cats as possible. We are dedicated to offering area pet owners an affordable option that will make it possible for them to alter their pets in or… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Uncovering the mysteries of mixed-breed dogs



Welcoming a pet into a home can be a joyous event. Companion animals have a way of assimilating into a family rather quickly. Some prospective pet owners spend months researching the type of breed they prefer, while others prefer to adopt mixed-bree… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Mesabi Humane Society BBQ IN THE PARK



 Last week the Mesabi Humane Society held their first annual BBQ in the Park fundraiser at Olcott Park in Virginia, MN. This family (and dog) friendly event featured BBQ pork ribs, and brisket plus all the sides and fixin’s. Music was provided … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Fawn on the fence: A narrative




This fawn was able to jump the garden fence, but then couldn’t get out. Photo by Joe Legueri.Shirley and I have lived at our secluded rural home for more than forty years. We have had deer in the yard on a regular basis during every one of tho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]


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