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  • Dunes Pavilion project detailed, ready for scrutiny

    Dunes Pavilion project detailed, ready for scrutiny
    While critics say the lease deal for the renovation and operation of the Indiana Dunes State Pavilion leaves the door to future improvements, state officials defended the process as open and fair.
  • Ohio park worker, dog rescue man stuck in mud nearly 2 hours

    A state park worker in Ohio and a dog teamed up to rescue a man who got stuck in a muddy lake for close to two hours. The man apparently was checking on his duck blind at Buck Creek State Park when he got stuck in the waist-deep mud and water Saturday...

    Message in bottle honoring dead mother found in cleanup

    To honor her mother on the third anniversary of her death, Darlene Rippon wrote a heartfelt tribute, stuck the message in a bottle and cast the glass vessel toward the sea. Once tossed into a shallow creek in John U. Lloyd State Park, Rippon said, "I...

    Weekend Escape: Plant yourself in a garden in Silverton, Ore.

    Weekend Escape: Plant yourself in a garden in Silverton, Ore.
    Silverton, Ore., is known as the Garden City in a state famous for lush greenery and prolific gardens. My husband and I recently explored Silverton, an hour's drive south of Portland in the middle of the Willamette Valley (local T-shirts proclaim in rhyme...

    Lingering snow keeps golf course and campgrounds closed

    A golf course at a Rhode Island state park and two campgrounds won't open on time because of lingering snow cover. The Department of Environmental Management says the golf course at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick is not playable because snow is...