A Wisconsin teenager is alive, thanks to the quick-thinking of those around him. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Mannon was skiing at Afton Alps Saturday when he collapsed. He doesn’t remember very much from that day, but those who helped save his life remember everything.
The new year is starting out on a high note for a Wisconsin teenager who nearly died on the slopes of Afton Alps. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Mannon was snowboarding with his brothers Saturday afternoon, when he had a heart attack.
Afton Alps has been a family business for the last 50 years. But Reents’ family is marking its silver anniversary with change.
After the turkey and stuffing have been gobbled up, take the kids to burn some energy over the long Thanksgiving weekend. Entertain them (and tire them out) at one of these Minnesota favorites.
We know lots of Minnesotans enjoy downhill skiing, but did you know that not all of them started skiing as kids? Increasingly more people are picking up the sport in their 30s and 40s.
Afton Alps was created in 1963 by three local farmers, and over the decades thousands of Minnesotans have skied and worked there.
Vail Resorts Inc. has agreed to buy the Afton Alps ski area in Minnesota and Mount Brighton in Michigan for $20 million cash.
It may only be early October, but the weather certainly has a few of us thinking it’s winter.
Organizers of the Midwest Tomato Fest are promising a saucy time in downtown Minneapolis.
Going out for a Thanksgiving buffet? Having a massive meal at home? Either way, once you’re done eating and have enjoyed the Turkey Day after-meal nap, what else is there to do?