Monday, July 28, 2014

Minnesota News Connection

A statewide news service for Minnesota

Producer: John Michaelson, 1043 Grand Ave. #128, St. Paul, MN, 55105 Ph: 888-692-9358 Fax: 208-247-1830 E-mail:
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Minnesota's National Parks: Canoes Mean Cash

Annual Impact to State Economy: $50 Million
ST. PAUL, Minn. - They are some of the most pristine areas in Minnesota, and a" target="parent">new study
shows national parks are not just great places to spend the day, but also major drivers of the local economy. Jeffrey Olson, a spokesman for the National Park Service, says last year alone, there were nearly 660,000 visits to national parks in Minnesota. (contd.)  Podcast and entire story available:

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