'Purpose Before Profit': REI To Close On Black FridayIt's a go-to spot for outdoorsy types to gear up. And for the second year in a row, REI is telling its shoppers to take a hike.
Best Indoor Rock Climbing In MinnesotaBe adventurous in a controlled environment! Visit one of these top indoor rock climbing facilities in Minnesota.
State Parks Give Free Admission On Black FridayWhile many Minnesotans spent Black Friday shopping for bargains, state parks were also packed. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources waived fees to enter all 75 state parks.
As REI Waves Goodbye To Black Friday, Don’t Expect Other Companies To Follow REI shocked everyone when the CEO announced Tuesday that the outdoor retailer is saying no to Black Friday.
Guest Pass: The Pinnacle Climbing Wall At REIWhen you have guests in town, there's a good chance you'll make a trip to the Mall of America. But in this week's Guest Pass, Matt Brickman is to taking us to another Bloomington spot, the Pinnacle Climbing Wall at REI.
Gloves Or Mittens: Which Keeps You Warmer?Nobody wants frozen fingers or frostbite this time of year. So we tackled the tough question: Are gloves warmer than mittens? The answer we got wasn't exactly cut and dry. At the REI in Roseville, you can find a good pair of gloves or mittens anywhere from $30 all the way up to $275.
Winter Is Coming … So We Buy Salt, Dog Booties & Lobster GlovesThis frigid December weather has Minnesotans flocking to stores, buying lots of new and traditional winter items. At REI, Wendy Oskey was debating Wednesday between two of their high-end booties for her golden retriever Yoffi. One pair was $70, the other was $50.
Police: 2 Dead In Roseville Murder-SuicideTwo men are now dead in a Roseville murder-suicide, according to police.
Fort Snelling Event To Showcase How Fun Winter IsA national event designed to introduce novices to snow sports is coming to the Twin Cities area.
Best Places To Shop For Winter Boots In The Twin CitiesKeep you and your family's feet warm, stylish or flat on the snow at these footwear retailers throughout the Twin Cities.
Best Rainy Day Activities With Your Kids In The Twin CitiesOn those rainy days when you need to get out of the house, where can you take the kids for a cool change of venue? You want something free or at least inexpensive. How about an indoor putting green at Galaxy Golf? Maybe go rock climbing at REI? Edinborough Park in Edina will keep your kids busy for hours. And who can't resist getting lost in a bookstore. Do you like nature? I bet your kids do. And who can resist dead animals, okay, they're taxidermied.
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