As the lights glistened on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis, skiers took part in a celebration of Minnesota winter. Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak was ready to slip on his ski boots. You would never know his last ski trip was almost his very last. “I did come a little closer to not being here than I’d probably ever want to,” Rybak said. On Jan. 7, Rybak was skiing in Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis when he suffered a major heart attack.
Zebra mussels are quickly becoming a water hazard you need to look out for in several state lakes.
This winter has been tough on skiers and snowboarders, but Buck Hill is bringing them one of the newest forms of winter fun.
It may be starting to feel like winter in the Twin Cities, but it is not really looking like it with the lack of snow. With snowfall totals well below normal, ski hills had a late and slow start to the season.
The search for a Minnesota-native and his climbing partner who have been missing in the Grand Tetons has now been switched from a rescue operation to a recovery operation, according to the National Park Service.