Richfield resident makes history in DNR stamp contest

The artwork of a Richfield artist has become a symbol of sorts for the state’s Department of Natural Resources. Wildlife painter Timothy Turenne has won four of five categories for the department’s 2017 stamp contest, a feat he said no one had ever accomplished. The DNR’s winners each year get the honor of having their […]

DNR creates new online tool for finding public hunting land

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has created an improved search tool that makes it easier for people to find places to hunt or enjoy the outdoors at wildlife management areas (WMA). The tool is at “We’ve built a WMA finder application that replaces a web app that was over a decade old,” said […]

Disc golf course opens in Empire Township

Course follows Vermillion River Although it may be getting colder every day, perhaps its time to warm up that Frisbee-throwing arm. Last month a nine-hole disc golf course opened in Empire Township off Biscayne Avenue, north of County Road 66 along the Vermillion River. The Empire course is great for families and players of all […]

Rosland Park welcomes first barrier-free playground

  New equipment at Rosland Park will finally allow for everyone to enjoy the fun and thrills of a playground. The new playground will feature accessible pathways and surface structures, giving non-mobile children and adults the opportunity to reach all levels of the play structure. When completed, the structure will be 8 feet tall and […]

Bring your bike onboard

It is now easier than ever for bike enthusiasts to travel by train with their bicycles. Amtrak and Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority hosted an early morning ceremony to announce the expansion of bike service on Sept. 19 at the Union Depot in St. Paul. The enhanced service will allow more people to travel with […]