Alaska Deer Hunter Killed In WisconsinWisconsin officials say an Alaska man is dead after his hunting companion apparently shot him. Department of Natural Resources Warden Jon King says the 39-year-old man was deer hunting with a 35-year-old Wisconsin woman in Columbia County on Sunday morning.
White House Renames Mount McKinley As Denali On Eve Of TripThe Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.
Travel Guide To Alaska's Denali National ParkPractical travel guide on what to see, where to stay and where to dine in and around Denali National Park.
Communications Lag Rattles Relatives After Plane CrashFor Pat and Judy Thompson, it was a "five-hour window of fearing the worst." On Friday as the couple from Minnetonka, Minnesota, were getting ready for their day, Judy Thompson flipped on the TV and heard about a sightseeing plane carrying cruise ship passengers that crashed in Alaska, killing all nine on board. The news rattled the couple.
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.Among the country's five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world's most famous natural landmarks.
Minnesota Climber Phones Home On Way Down Mt. McKinleyA Minnesota climber making his way down from the summit of Mount McKinley in Alaska says he's looking forward to a hot shower, then a hot bath, then some good food and drink.
Minn. Man Becomes First To Reach Mt. McKinley's Summit In JanuaryA Grand Marais man has reportedly become the first person to ever summit Alaska's Mount McKinley alone during January, when wind speeds regularly reach 100 mph and temperatures plunge to negative 60.
Planning Your Alaska VacationAre you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.
Body Of Missing Minnesota Man Recovered In AlaskaThe body of a 32-year-old Minnesota man missing east of Cordova, Alaska, has been recovered. Scott Bell was found Tuesday by searchers.
Top 5 American Whale-Watching ToursYou don't have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
MN Man Close To Accomplishing Goal Of Walking Around The WorldTo walk around the world seems like an impossible feat, but a Minnesota man is coming close to accomplishing it. Andrew Siess has completed a good portion of the "North American" leg of his trek, bringing him three-fourths of his way to walking around the globe.
'Funny River Five' Pups Arrive At Minnesota Zoo TodayFive gray wolf orphaned pups arrive at their new home at the Minnesota Zoo Tuesday afternoon. The pups were rescued from a wildfire in Alaska in May. They were abandoned and had been hurt by porcupines.