Now that spring is here, it’s time to put away your skis and snowboards. It’s the final weekend to hit the slopes at many area ski hills. Saturday is the last day to ski at Wild Mountain.
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Some kids who don’t usually get to enjoy winter sports were able to hit the ski hill Saturday. Eighteen kids who are getting treatment at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare spent the day skiing at Buck Hill.
For snowboarders Alex Olsson and Joey Titus, the slopes of Buck Hill were all theirs Monday afternoon.
The ski hill in Burnsville opened for the season a few weeks ago, but Friday is the first day for snow tubing.
Spring Break is wrapping up in some districts, and after Thursday’s snowstorm it looks like anything but spring in Minnesota.
Throughout the state, Minnesota venues offer light shows and flashy fireworks to celebrate the end of the year. Check out any of these events to start off the year on a positive note.
Don’t be surprised if you see snow-making machines busy at work Wednesday morning south of the Twin Cities. Buck Hill, one of the most popular ski hills in the Twin Cities, announced that it’s opening for the 2013-14 ski season at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
An 18-year-old man from Burnsville pleaded guilty in juvenile court Tuesday for his role in a crash on Buck Hill that killed two teenagers and injured two other teens. The driver – a 17-year-old juvenile at the time of the June 2012 crash – pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, one felony count of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and one count of gross misdemeanor count of Criminal Vehicular Operation.
A one-of-its-kind winter sport had its day Saturday at Buck Hill in Burnsville. WinchFest 2013 celebrates a sport dreamed up by brothers Alex and George Miller. They started it a few years ago in the front yard of their parents’ Mendota Heights home.
Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Check out these five ideas for end-of-winter activities.
The month of March kicks off this Friday with plenty of events going on in the Twin Cities. There’s something for foodies, the do-it-your-selfers and the do-gooders.
Have you ever seen an extreme sport and wondered who the heck thought that was a good idea? Well the creators of WinchFest went ahead on rolled with a crazy idea.
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.
Twin Cities’ residents have a variety of different ideas of how to celebrate on New Year Eve. WCCO found party planners everywhere, from the liquor stores to the swimming pool.
Kids on winter break have something new to do – hit a big jump at Buck Hill without the risk of a botched landing.
After a dry fall, many were excited about Friday’s snow – and the flakes forecast to fall in winter storm over the weekend.
Minnesota truly is a theater of seasons.
Frightmares at Buck Hill lost a haunted house earlier this fall in a mysterious fire.
Looking for a good scare this month as we head towards Halloween? The ‘Frightmares’ at Buck Hill in Burnsville will open Friday.
An overnight fire has damaged the building used as a haunted house near Buck Hill in Burnsville. The building is known as Orchard Manor.
This winter has been tough on skiers and snowboarders, but Buck Hill is bringing them one of the newest forms of winter fun.
It may be starting to feel like winter in the Twin Cities, but it is not really looking like it with the lack of snow. With snowfall totals well below normal, ski hills had a late and slow start to the season.
Our first blast of winter may have caused some problems on the roads. But it was certainly welcome by people who love to play in the snow.
I’m going back to my roots to run down 10 of the best attractions south of the river in Burnsville.