Outdoors

Picnic Feature

Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun. This weekend is all about getting outside. In fact, Saturday is National Get Outdoors Day. You could get outside and enjoy some free live music in St. Paul.

06/06/2013

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Ron Schara Talks Wildlife In Metro Area

Ron Schara joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Thursday to talk about wildlife becoming established in our neighborhoods.

05/30/2013

St. Thomas coach John Tauer likens his junior guard Erik Tengwall to Ohio State's Aaron Craft -- both hustle, lead and play unselfishly.
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Beyond Bounds: UST’s Glue Guy Erik Tengwall’s Quite Crafty

Pretty sure Erik Tengwall had a better weekend than you did. The St. Thomas junior’s No. 1-ranked basketball team eked out a 63-62 win at home and advanced to an NCAA D-III Elite Eight match […]

03/21/2013

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Gopher Hockey Ready To Battle Wisconsin … Outside

It’s strange to say “Gopher hockey” and “Soldier Field” in the same sentence, but that’s the backdrop for the Gophers’ game with Wisconsin on Sunday.

02/13/2013

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Mike Max Outdoor News and Sports With Dave Lee

Mike Max joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday with information on winter weather conditions

01/30/2013

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New Cabela’s Store Coming To Woodbury In Fall 2014

Fans of the outdoors who live in the east metro won’t have to travel too far to get to a Cabela’s come fall 2014.

01/15/2013

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The Picture Worth A Thousand Likes

This photo has been making its way around social media sites. The views are skyrocketing and so are the comments. Check out the story and photo.

08/08/2012

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Movie Blog: 5 Can’t Miss Outdoor Summer Movie Screenings

The cliché of summer and movies is that you go for the air conditioning. But if you ask me, multiplex owners have been taking the expectation to extremes lately. Those places are absolutely freezing. I don’t want to have to bring a hoodie every time I see a flick. Blue fingertips are so NAGL.

06/11/2012

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A Guide To Minn. Snowmobile Trails

There is no shortage of outdoor winter fun to be had in the Minnesota whether it’s downhill skiing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice fishing or racing through the snow on a snowmobile.

01/28/2012

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A Guide To Snow Tubing In The Twin Cities Area

The adrenaline rush and uncontained laughter while shooting down a slick, snowy hill make this winter activity well worth the time spent out in the frigid air.

12/23/2011

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This Place Is On Fire: Bars With Fire Pits Or Fireplaces

When the first cool fall wind blows across the Twin Cities, it doesn’t mean the days of enjoying a pint outside with your friends have to end.

10/20/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Rockin’ The Summer

I’ve gathered up some more free or cheap fun things you can do to help round-out your summer plans.

07/08/2011

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Guide To Como Park: The Central Park Of St. Paul

Living in the land of 10,000 lakes and just as many parks means there are more than a few places to spend the day walking, playing or picnicking with family.

06/11/2011

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Weekend Family Fun Guide To Stillwater

Known as one of the oldest cities in Minnesota, Stillwater is both a quaint small town and a step back in time.

06/10/2011

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Movie Blog: Movies + Mpls. Parks = Summer

Seriously, what says “summer” more delightfully than watching a movie in the warm dusk of a beautiful day?

06/09/2011

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