Nat’l Fitness Index Ranks Twin Cities At No. 2 The eighth annual American Fitness Index is out, and the Twin Cities comes in at Number 2.
Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In MinnesotaLet the kids run free at these local parks and playgrounds.
New Paved Trail Sparking Controversy In EaganControversy has crested over a park in the south metro. It appears Dakota County is about to pave a brand new trail through Lebanon Hills Regional Park. The park is in Apple Valley and Eagan.
Guide To Disney WorldPack up the family and head out for a vacation at the "Happiest Place on Earth." As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.
Minneapolis Gets Top Parks Honor (Again) For the second year in a row, Minneapolis beat out some the country's best cities for having great parks. The Trust for Public Land ranks Minneapolis with a perfect "five park bench score." That's better than New York, Boston, Portland, and San Francisco.
Minnesotans Enjoy Warm Memorial Day WeatherThe Memorial Day holiday in Minnesota is proof of how much difference a year can make. Memorial Day 2014 in Minnesota was quite different than Memorial Day 2013. Temps soared into the 80's in the Twin Cities on Monday.
Minnesota Zoo To Close During Monday Cold SnapThe Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. The zoo's one-day shutdown follows Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to cancel all public school classes statewide Monday. Zoo Director Lee Ehmke says the decision was made to encourage people to stay home.
Ramsey County Parks Plan Controlled Deer HuntMichael Goodnature, the natural resources manager for Ramsey County Parks joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News
Minneapolis Parks Rated No. 1 By National GroupThe Minneapolis park system has been rated tops in the nation by The Trust for Public Land. The nonprofit awarded Minneapolis a perfect "five park bench" score in this year's ratings. San Francisco fell from first place to third, while New York improved from third to second
Best Summer Movie Events In MinnesotaCheck out these interesting alternatives in Minnesota to the usual summer blockbuster movies.
Minn. Park Requires Fossil Hunt Liability WaiverPartly for safety reasons, permits are required to hunt for fossils at a St. Paul park where a rockslide killed a fourth-grader on a field trip, left one missing and injured two others. St. Paul requires applicants to sign a waiver releasing the city from any liability for injuries or property damage.
Picnic Picks: St. Paul Sets Park Permit LotterySt. Paul's great picnic pick is at hand. City residents aiming for the first crack at prime park permits for their 2013 picnics have a chance to land them in a special lottery.