North Shore Community News

Visitors to Minnesota State Parks, such as Cascade River State Park, would pay 20 percent more under Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal.

Minn. Budget: Higher State Park Fees, More Fines for Texting Drivers

Getting caught texting while driving could carry a steeper fine. Entrance fees at Minnesota state parks would rise slightly to pay for upkeep. Meat, poultry, canning and other food-production plants would be more likely to come under inspection thanks to beefed-up budgets.

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