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Snow Causes Roof Collapse At Ramsey Business

The accumulation of heavy snow may have caused the roof of a Ramsey business to collapse early Friday afternoon. According to an employee, workers saw the roof of Pro Power Sports begin to sag, and then they heard rivets pop. All employees were able to escape the building before the roof collapsed, trapping trucks, snowmobiles and other products and equipment.

02/21/2014

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Wahkon On Mille Lacs (Day 2)

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are braving the frigid weather and getting out to Minnesota’s lovely, ice-covered lakes every Thursday and Friday until the middle of February. On Jan. 17, the duo headed out to the Mille Lacs town of Wahkon, which is about 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. Frank and Chris say Wahkon reminds them a little of Dorset, which they visited last spring, because of its tiny population and growing reputation for food. There are four restaurants all on about a one-block stretch!

01/17/2014

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DNR: Stay Off Ice Near St. Croix Bridge Construction

The winter months bring many snowmobilers, ice anglers and other winter sports enthusiasts to the St. Croix River. But this year, they’re finding that there’s one area that’s off limits. For Guthrie Pritchard, the icy surface of the St. Croix River creates the perfect terrain for four wheels and a sled. “It’s fun and I can pull my friends around, and I can throw myself off and wipe out,” Pritchard said.

01/04/2014

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Minn.’s Voyageurs Park Trails Close For Season

Here’s a sign of hope for Minnesotans tired of winter. All trails in Voyageurs National Park in far northern Minnesota have closed for the season because of warm weather.

04/23/2013

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Wife Hits Husband In St. Louis Co. Snowmobile Accident

A husband and wife from Hanover and a man for Byron were injured in two separate snowmobile accidents Saturday in St. Louis County.

02/23/2013

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Woman Airlifted After Douglas Co. Snowmobile Accident

A 47-year-old woman was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center after she was involved in a snowmobile accident.

02/18/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Vintage Snowmobiles

At certain times of the year, you will see groups of hot rods cruising down the boulevard. But a lot of Minnesotans enjoy a different type of vintage vehicle.

01/15/2013

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Hennepin County Issues Thin Ice Advisory

The same week Hennepin County Deputies began patrolling Lake Minnetonka with snowmobiles, a Thin Ice Advisory has been issued. Friday’s advisory will remain in effect for all bodies of water in Hennepin County.

01/11/2013

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DNR: Though Tempting, The Ice Is Still Too Thin

Rescue crews were called to Lake Victoria in St. Louis Park Thursday morning to check if someone had gone through the ice.

11/29/2012

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Sherburne Co. Snowmobile Clubs Bounce Back After Fire

A group of Sherburne County snowmobile clubs have reason to celebrate Saturday – 18 months after they were devastated by fire.

10/13/2012

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Ice Roads Closing In Voyageurs National Park

Snowmobile trails and ice roads are closing in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota, because of the warm weather.

03/13/2012

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Duluth Braces To Embrace Winter Storm

There weren’t many snowplows on Twin Cities area roads on the way up to Duluth Tuesday afternoon, but there were plenty of Minnesotans pulling snowmobiles.

02/28/2012

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1 Dies, 3 Hurt After Snowmobiles Break Through Ice In Wis.

One person has died and five others had to be rescued when their snowmobiles broke through the ice on Beaver Dam Lake and plunged into the water.

02/19/2012

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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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2 Snowmobiles Crash Through Ice

Two snowmobiles broke through the ice between Upper and Lower Long Lake in Crow Wing County early Saturday morning.

02/28/2011

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