Taking a deep breath is something most of us take for granted. Nikki Dumonceaux learned at age 5 that it was something that would become harder and harder for her to do on her own. Eventually, she was put on the lung transplant list. Today, Nikki celebrates life while honoring her donor.
Here’s a look at five of the best family-friendly ski resorts in America.
With the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.
Crews at the U.S. Pond Hockey Championship are using cutting-edge technology to keep the ice smooth and safe. More than 500 hockey games on 25 rinks all on one lake can chew up the ice pretty good.
Still hoping to compete in Red Bull’s Crashed Ice Competition next weekend? Here’s your chance to qualify. Afton Alps is hosting the first International Ice Cross Downhill Rider’s Cup this weekend. It’s the first of four events across the world, but Afton’s track is unlike any other.
With the latest round of subzero temperatures in Minnesota — along with New Year’s promise of at least a few more long months of winter weather — there is at least one piece of good news. Some ice skating rinks in Minneapolis are set to open this week.
After a mild December, the recent cold weather has allowed the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board crews to open ice rinks beginning Wednesday.
Try one of these places for skating this winter; indoor and outdoor venues are listed and easy to find.
The city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.
One place open for skating, starting Saturday, is Rice Park in St. Paul.
Disney on Ice presents Frozen has added an additional performance to its 2015 tour in Minneapolis due to high demand for tickets. ‘Frozen’ takes guests into the winter wonderland of Arendelle and tells the story of the royal sisters Elsa and Anna. Kids of all ages are invited to dance and sing along with the shows songs, including “Let It Go.”
When Bantam hockey players step onto the rink at Plymouth Ice Center for a weekend regional tournament, the surface they’ll skate on is very real. The ice is silky smooth as slippery to boot. It’s in the compressor room at the center where the R-22 refrigerant makes its magic.
Valentine’s Day can be a wallet-emptying experience. But for many of you out there, it’s just a chance to spend some quality time with that person you love and maybe you just need a fresh idea. Dara came up with some “cheapskate” ideas for Valentine’s Day and here’s her Top 5!
Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.
The Edina City Council approved a multi-million dollar expansion to Braemar Arena, and that means an outdoor ice rink, and a dome for sports such as soccer and football. But is it good news for all athletes?
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.
Keeping kids active during cold months can be a challenge. Check out these five tips from local fitness professionals.
Even St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman can’t get enough Crashed Ice – he took to the course on Thursday.
A Minnesota filmmaker is making a film about the theatrical ice shows
Interested in fighting off opponents while skating 40 mph downhill on an ice-coated race track outside the Cathedral in St. Paul?
Ice skating is not only fun, but now there’s added enjoyment at Rice Park.
This week’s Community Spotlight winner takes us to Edina where an ice skating team is turning heads on and off the ice.