'Padraig's Place' Gets Families Into Adaptive SkiingFor parents of children with special needs, simple things like going out to dinner as a family can be a challenge. That is why Brian and Eileen Foley started Padraig's Place adaptive ski program, which gives families the chance to hit the slopes together.
Lindsey Vonn Seeks To Empower Young GirlsShe grew up in Minnesota and has fast-tracked her way to the best of the best. Lindsey Vonn is a downhill skier who wants to let young girls know that self-esteem is the key to anything. She is the ultimate on slopes from Minnesota, and in some respects, in the world.
4 Weeks After Heart Attack, Rybak Skis In LoppetAs 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 Pose Threat To Swimmers, SkiersZebra mussels are quickly becoming a water hazard you need to look out for in several state lakes.
Skiers, Snowboarders Flip Out Over Airbag At Buck HillThis winter has been tough on skiers and snowboarders, but Buck Hill is bringing them one of the newest forms of winter fun.
Snow Business Gets Slow Start To SeasonIt 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.
MN Man Missing In Grand Tetons Presumed DeadThe 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.