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Characters described cruising along the Jefferson Highway in a Model T circa 1927. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
'Making Memories' at Itasca State Park
1 hour 45 min ago
Ross and Lynne Thompson have been volunteering as Campground Hosts at Itasca State Park since 2011. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Itasca State Park hosts enjoy being campground 'ambassadors'
1 hour 46 min ago
September 21, 2016
The 2016 Headwaters 100 ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 24. (Enterprise file photo)
Fall colors greet Headwaters 100 riders this Saturday
September 21, 2016 - 9:02am
August 24, 2016
Hundreds of tractors were lined up for visitors to take a closer look at Saturday's show. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
August 24, 2016 - 3:33pm
August 21, 2016
State Senator Rod Skoe visits with David Collins, Deane Johnson, Nicole Lalum and Maurice Spangler about the Heartland Trail Spur. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Sen. Skoe hopes to ‘expedite’ Heartland Spur
August 21, 2016 - 10:32am
August 3, 2016
Don and Paula Roberts and Marilyn Goffin hosted Smokey the bear to an authentic picnic lunch during the Retro Picnic Contest. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Old-time picnic highlights Itasca’s 125th anniversary celebration
August 3, 2016 - 10:06am
July 23, 2016
Itasca State Park’s rustic-style cabins took a heavy hit when Thursday’s high winds pitched trees to the ground. Often booked months in advance, the cabins, overlooking Lake Itasca, were built in the 1930s. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Storm rips through Itasca State Park
July 23, 2016 - 10:29am
July 22, 2016
UPDATE: Power restored to Itasca State Park
July 22, 2016 - 9:31pm
May 25, 2016
Said to be taken near Itasca State Park, this photograph is identified as the Ellersick Lumbermen. The Ellersick family operated the Park Rapids Lumber Company, manufacturing rough and dressed lumber, lath, shingles, etc.
History of Red River Lumber Company
May 25, 2016 - 3:59pm
May 24, 2016
Jenny Koprowski pours champagne over the prow of a canoe during a christening to commemorate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, 150th anniversary at Itasca State Park on Friday. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Corps of Engineers christens canoe at Itasca to celebrate 150 years
May 24, 2016 - 11:49am
April 23, 2016
Connie Cox, lead naturalist at Itasca State Park, presents a birthday cake for the park’s 125th birthday during a celebration with Park Rapids and Bagley fourth-graders on Wednesday. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Park Rapids 4th-graders help Itasca celebrate 125th anniversary
April 23, 2016 - 4:34pm
April 6, 2016
Marlon Winters, standing at far left, chats with fellow volunteers at Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers during his surprise 85th birthday party. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers recognize longtime volunteer Marlon Winters
April 6, 2016 - 10:49am
April 5, 2016
Itasca State Park Manager Bob Chance explains erosion issues at the Mississippi Headwaters along with DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, left, and Chris Weir-Koetter, assistant regional manager parks and trails on Wednesday. Landwehr discussed the DNR’s request for $33 million from the state legislature for building and infrastructure upgrades and restoration projects in state parks. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
DNR commissioner highlights Itasca needs in capital bonding request
April 5, 2016 - 12:23pm
March 30, 2016
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is requesting $33 million in bonding funds from the state legislature to fix recreational facilities, including $3 million for historic Douglas Lodge and other aging buildings at Itasca State Park. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
March 30, 2016 - 8:38am
February 17, 2016
Volunteers from the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers use machinery to cut through the ice on Lake Itasca during the Old Time Ice Harvest on Saturday. (Nicole Vik / Enterprise)
Old-time ice harvest held at Itasca
February 17, 2016 - 1:35pm