Buck Hill's New Owners Have Big Plans For Ski AreaThe owners of Buck Hill in Burnsville say they have sold their ski area -- and the new owners have some big plans for it. The announcement was made Thursday by Jessica Stone, whose family has been majority owners for more than 60 years.
Hit The Slopes For One Last TimeNow 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.
WCCO This Morning Team Races Beds For Charity"Register now for this one-of-a-kind event and help raise money for families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty! All proceeds benefit Bridging. Prizes are awarded for the fastest team, most money raised for Bucks for Bridging, and the best costumes!"
Kids Enjoy Adaptive Skiing At Buck HillSome 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.
Weird Weather Has Odd Impact On Outdoor RecreationFor snowboarders Alex Olsson and Joey Titus, the slopes of Buck Hill were all theirs Monday afternoon.
Buck Hill Opens Slope For Snow TubingThe ski hill in Burnsville opened for the season a few weeks ago, but Friday is the first day for snow tubing.
Students On Spring Break Make The Most Of April SnowSpring Break is wrapping up in some districts, and after Thursday’s snowstorm it looks like anything but spring in Minnesota.
Best Places To See New Year's Eve Fireworks And Holiday Lights In MinnesotaThroughout 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.
Buck Hill Opening Wednesday For Its 60th YearDon’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.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Burnsville Crash That Killed 2An 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.
WinchFest Outgrows Front Yard, Moves To Buck HillA 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.
Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In MinnesotaWinter 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.