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  1. Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    A wolf has been following, running alongside or possibly chasing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National park, prompting officials to reroute several miles of trail Tuesday. The wolf hasn't attacked anyone and officials don't think it's dangerous, but the behavior is rare -- unheard of in the northern Minnesota national park.

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  2. Paddling The Border Route In The Boundary WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | National Parks Traveler

    Amy and Dave Freeman paddle away from Partridge Falls on the Pigeon River. It's the last portage on the river before reaching the Grand Portage National Monument/Bryan Hansel It's a 200-mile paddle along Minnesota's Border Route, from Crane Lake on the eastern side of Voyageurs National Park to Grand Portage National Monument on Lake Superior.

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  3. Minnesota scientists probe tree rings for clues to climate historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Star Tribune

    Cross section of a tree from Voyageurs National Park. The core started growing in 1769 and the outermost ring was formed in 2008.

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  4. Winter Thaw Hurting Some Outdoor Activities in StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | KSTP

    ... Minnesota, John Edman, said snowmobiling is doing well in the northeastern part of the state. Voyageurs National Park, the Gunflint Trail and Lake of the Woods are all experiencing good riding conditions. Arctic Cat Rentals in Minneapolis said there ...

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  5. Experience Icebox Days At Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | National Parks Traveler

    ... y, January 16, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. This event is sponsored by Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) in celebration of the park's 40th birthday and in recognition of VNPA's 50

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  6. Gizzard' run hits milestoneRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Fort Francis Times

    ... can-crushing, and red-neck trivia plus more. Frozen turkey bowling, moonlight snowshoeing in Voyageurs National Park, boot hockey, the beach party, and the traditional chili cook-off, among many other events, also will return. Fireworks under the ...

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  7. Voyageurs National Park grows by 61 acres with land purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    Minnesota's only national park got a little bigger this week with the purchase of a 61-acre chunk of privately owned land. Voyageurs National Park announced the closing of the deal for the land along Kempton Channel on Rainy Lake that includes hundreds of feet of sand beach.

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  8. Voyageurs National Park has releases holiday/winter hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    The center's winter hours will be from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and will begin on Saturday, Dec. 27. The center will be open over the holiday break for exhibits, viewing of the park film, the Oberholtzer Trail and cross-country skis or snowshoeing equipment can be borrowed . To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required.

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  9. Sixty-One Acres Added To Voyageurs National Park Thanks To Voyageurs National Park AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A 61-acre slice of land that includes boreal forest has been added to Voyageurs National Park thanks to help from Voyageurs National Park Associaton/VNPA. Voyageurs National Park experienced a few growing pains recently.

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  10. International Falls knows how to do winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... The festival includes frozen turkey bowling, smoosh races, a Beach Party, and snowshoeing in Voyageurs National Park. What's it like living with cold temperatures, day after day, with no let up until spring? Online forums written by citizens of ...

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  11. Buoy removal and no hunting reminders in Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    In addition, Voyageurs National Park reminds all hunters that hunting and trapping of any type or manner is prohibited on national park lands and all waters within the boundary of Voyageurs National Park. Taking any animal within the boundaries of the park is prohibited and includes the taking of any animal that has entered the park boundary after being shot outside the park.

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  12. The 5 Best Smallmouth Destinations for FallRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | FLW Outdoors

    ... good news is that the smallmouths are used to it, so they generally bite consistently. Don't miss: Voyageurs National Park is a wildlife enthusiast's dream. The park is home to grey wolves and moose and contains some of the largest tracts of boreal ...

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  13. Around The Parks: Friends Support Voyageurs National Park, Aspiring...Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A quick glance around the National Park System finds a celebration coming to Voyageurs National Park, gifted writers at Everglades National Park, and fall colors at Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Next spring will bring about the 50th birthday of the Voyageurs National Park Association, as well as the 40th anniversary of Voyageurs National Park.

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  14. How beavers have affected ecosystem at Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Science Daily

    Felling trees, building dams and creating ponds - - beavers have a unique ability to alter the landscape in ways that are beneficial to other organisms, according to one expert who is researching how beavers have affected the ecosystem at Voyageurs National Park near International Falls, Minnesota. Felling trees, building dams and creating ponds -- beavers have a unique ability to alter the landscape in ways that are beneficial to other organisms, according to South Dakota State University professor Carol Johnston of the natural resource management department.

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  15. How Beavers Have Affected the Ecosystem at Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Newswise

    ... a book based on her previous NSF-funded research on how beavers have affected the ecosystem at Voyageurs National Park near International Falls, Minnesota. "Beavers influence the environment at a rate far beyond what would be expected given their ...

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  16. Campsite Reservations System Will Continue At Voyageurs National ParkRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A campsite reservation system that took effect at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota this year performed well during the summer's near-record flooding and will continue operations going forward, park officials say. During the flooding, which approached levels not seen since 1950, many campsites that had been reserved filled quickly and few issues arose, park staff noted.

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  17. Al Ward: Bucket list quest leads to Minnesota bear huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Forever. The hunt was offered by Driftwood Lodge Resort on Lake Kabetogama. The lodge is inside Voyageurs National Park right on the lake. They also offer boat rentals and guided fishing trips. While I was there, a young man caught a 29-inch walleye ...

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  18. Head To Voyageurs National Park To See GhostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    Sure, Halloween is almost nine weeks off, but that doesn't mean the ghosts can't show up early at Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. For the second straight year, you're invited to join the park staff for an evening lantern-lit journey to experience the people and past of Voyageur country.

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  19. Krebs column: Thanks for stunning BWCA, moreKrebs column: Thanks for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | St. Cloud Times

    ... first choice for outdoor adventure. Call me lazy, but I prefer motor-boating my way through nearby Voyageurs National Park instead of paddling and portaging in the Boundary Waters. Interestingly, Voyageurs turns 40 in 2015. With one eye toward that ...

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  20. Midwest Traveler: International Falls holds beauty in any seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... and chain motels, and nothing fancier. But when you're in such beautiful surroundings, why not camp? Voyageurs National Park (www.nps.gov/voya/index.htm), 10 miles east of town, has tent camping available for small parties or groups, as well as day ...

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