Voyageurs National Park Newswire (Page 3)

Voyageurs National Park Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Voyageurs National Park. (Page 3)

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  1. Borderland readies for the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... July 4 theme is a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park System, which includes Voyageurs National Park. "It's just a patriotic celebration of our independence," Anderson said. "Hopefully we'll get some folks who are creative and ...

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  2. Phillips: Be intentional instigators of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Daily Journal

    IRRRB Commissioner Mark Phillips speaks about how communities must be effect change intentionally to successfully reinvent and diversify their economies. Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board Commissioner Mark Phillips discussed economic reinvention by northern Minnesota communities Friday as members of the Heart of the Continent Partnership gathered for a variety of activities and discussions at Voyageurs National Park's Rainy Lake Visitor Center.

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  3. Find Your Adventure: A Playtime PFDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Motorhome

    Our yearlong " Find Your Adventure " series saluting the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service has taken us from the gentle ocean waves of Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores to the cool, clear lakes of Voyageurs National Park over the past few months. Which got us to thinking.

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  4. New organization aims to empowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Daily Journal

    After several years of studying, earning a master's degree and experiencing retirement, Kate Miller was ready reimmerse herself into community involvement. When she retired as the superintendent of Voyageurs National Park in 2008, Miller took some down time to reconnect with herself and concentrate on something for which she's always had a passion.

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  5. VNP nominated for travel contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Daily Journal

    An expert panel selected Voyageurs National Park as a contender for Best National Park Location for Sunrise/Sunset, which just launched, said a notice sent to VNP. The contest, which is being promoted by USA TODAY, gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice at .

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  6. VNP plans trail opening June 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Voyageurs National Park will commemorate the completion of the paved Rainy Lake Recreation Trail June 11 with a day of activities at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and kicks off with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony.

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  7. Campsite reopens in VNPRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... from a two-year research study on the effects of watercraft on bald eagles nesting in Voyageurs National Park are also being applied for the 13th consecutive year. Park officials are asking both motorized and non-motorized watercraft users to not ...

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  8. VNP celebrates 100 years of national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... to connect and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates. Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, and its partner Voyageurs National Park Association, will celebrate the centennial locally with a range of special events, ...

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  9. County to survey Northome industrial siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... other survey projects have priority, including the $17 million Island View sewer project near Voyageurs National Park and Rainy Lake. Island View project attorney Steve Shermoen has said construction could start in 2017. Nevanen said although the ...

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  10. Signs point to no mining near BWCARead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... and that water would fail to be contained, it would flow into the Boundary Waters, neighboring Voyageurs National Park and north into Canada's Quetico Provincial Park. You don't need to look very hard to find similar sulfide mining operations ...

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  11. Our View: VNP boosts local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daily Journal

    An annual National Park Service report shows that 238,313 visitors to Voyageurs National Park in 2015 spent more than $18 million in communities near the park. The report also concludes that spending supported 301 jobs in the local area.

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  12. Report: Visitors to VNP results in $18 million, 301 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Camping at Voyageurs National Park draws many visitors each year. A NPS report shows that VNP generated $18 million in economic benefit in 2015.

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  13. Voter Guide: Kooch County District 4 candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... that we are the second largest county in Minnesota. Within its boundaries we have been blessed with Voyageurs National Park and can enjoy its wonderful fishing and beauty. The county also has thousands of woodland acres that have produced jobs for ...

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  14. Challenge to BWCA, Voyageurs National Park haze plan rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | TwinCities

    A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmental groups to Minnesota's plan for reducing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday let the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of Minnesota's rules stand.

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  15. Our View: Change law for the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... Trapping by the French voyageurs played a huge role in opening this land to settlers. Our very own Voyageurs National Park commemorates the voyageurs who plied the interconnected waterways more than 250 years ago as they sought the valuable pelts of ...

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  16. Challenge to BWCA, Voyageurs National Park haze plan rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | TwinCities

    A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmental groups to Minnesota's plan for reducing haze over Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday let the Environmental Protection Agency's approval of Minnesota's rules stand.

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  17. VNP leadership program ends in ovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... park and the community," he said, encouraging people to call him with questions. Ward has served as Voyageurs National Park superintendent for the last seven years. April 17 marks his "first real day" as superintendent at Jefferson National ...

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  18. CSAPR Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | JD Supra

    ... and that EPA approved. Minnesota has two "class 1" areas, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park. Minnesota concluded that Boundary Waters could reach natural visibility by 2093 and that Voyageurs could reach natural ...

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  19. National Parks Conservation Association v. McCARTHYRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | FindLaw

    NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION; Voyageurs National Park Association; Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness; Sierra Club; Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy; Fresh Energy, Petitioners v. Gina McCARTHY, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency; United States Environmental Protection Agency, Respondents.

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  20. County seeks more aid for Island View projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... the funding will be assessed against them, county Administrator Teresa Briggs said. The project near Voyageurs National Park and Rainy Lake is part of a larger project, known as the Voyageurs National Park Clean Water Project, that would bring sewer ...

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