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Jay Cooke State Park

February 7, 2019
Carlton Winterfest attendees play a round of Mini Hook-and-Slice during the 2018 inauguration of the game. Pine Journal file
Carlton Winterfest brings community-based warmth
February 7, 2019 - 3:35am
November 23, 2018
Svetlana Vold of Minneapolis takes a selfie on the swinging bridge at Jay Cooke State Park on Friday afternoon. It was a free day at state parks and many people took advantage to get out and enjoy the scenes and warm weather. Bob King /
Free admission makes Jay Cooke State Park an attractive alternative to shopping
November 23, 2018 - 5:37pm
August 9, 2018
Construction workers install the foundation of the new sanitation facility at Jay Cooke State Park on Thursday. The facility will have five shower stalls, one men's and one women's restroom, and two family restrooms.
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Water to be restored to Jay Cooke State Park
August 9, 2018 - 7:20pm
July 28, 2018
Isaac Braun reacts after a tough drop on the St. Louis River during the Blast to the Bridge event at Paddlemania Saturday afternoon. About 30 kayakers competed to see who could make it to the Swinging Bridge in Jay Cooke State Park the fastest. Clint Massey took first place with a time of 22:03.
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Photos: Blast to the Bridge during Paddlemania
July 28, 2018 - 7:52pm
July 21, 2018
Outdoors calendar
July 21, 2018 - 7:50pm
July 14, 2018
Outdoors notes
July 14, 2018 - 9:19pm
July 1, 2018
Outdoors Notes
July 1, 2018 - 7:12am
June 16, 2018
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Outdoor Notes
June 16, 2018 - 10:45pm
June 9, 2018
Outdoors Notes
June 9, 2018 - 10:14pm
June 3, 2018
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Outdoors Notes
June 3, 2018 - 8:23am
The group of kayakers gather after a gnarly drop on the river.
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Local river kayakers passing on love of rapids
June 3, 2018 - 4:29am
May 27, 2018
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Outdoors Notes
May 27, 2018 - 12:07pm
May 15, 2018
Our View: One more lobbying run to St. Paul
May 15, 2018 - 6:38pm
April 1, 2018
Reader's View: How do other states care for parks?
April 1, 2018 - 6:15pm
March 27, 2018
Kent Lokkesmoe, capital investment director for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, talks about the need to replace this old and outdated comfort station in the campground at Jay Cooke State Park during a tour on Tuesday. Gov. Mark Dayton is requesting $130 million in bonding from the Legislature for repairs and upgrades to DNR facilities, trails and roads across the state. Steve Kuchera /
Jay Cooke highlighted among worst DNR building conditions
March 27, 2018 - 6:20pm