Kettle Falls Archeology

By Drew LaBounty, Voyageurs National Park Many who have visited Kettle Falls will remember the familiar sights of the dam tender’s cabin, the company house, trading post, hotel, and the dam itself – all bustling with activity in the wilderness of Voyageurs National Park.  Many others know the complex and colorful […]

Franken, Klobuchar and Nolan Announce Legislation to Streamline Voyageurs National Park Land Management Passes Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, along with Congressman Rick Nolan, announced that their legislation to ensure all of the lands within Voyageurs National Park will be managed consistently passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today. “Voyageurs Park is a national treasure that should be preserved for generations […]

Everybody’s Cabin

By Catherine Crawford & Beau Readmand, Voyageurs National Park Dr. Carl B. Peterson, of Minneapolis, loved this northern country so much that, in 1919, he bought what he thought was 120 acres of land on Rainy Lake, sight unseen. In August of that year, Carl and his two sons decided […]

Teen Ambassadors Return from Voyageurs Learning Expedition

By Cameron Giebink The 2016 National Park Teen Ambassador Program is underway as the first cohort of students completed a five-day learning trip in Voyageurs National Park this past week. In total, 13 students from Twin Cities high schools and two from Northern Minnesota explored the park. See a few photos from their […]