Hit The Slopes For One Last TimeNow that spring is here, it's time to put away your skis and snowboards. It's the final weekend to hit the slopes at many area ski hills. Saturday is the last day to ski at Wild Mountain.
High School Sports Rally: Dec. 19, 2014From basketball, to downhill skiing, to a popular soccer coach fighting the ultimate battle -– this edition of High School Sports Rally has it all. Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from big games in high school hockey and basketball.
High School Skiers, And Dads, Battle At Wild Mountain InvitationalHundreds of high school skiers were in Taylors Falls Friday for one of Minnesota's biggest and most competitive downhill ski competitions -- the Wild Mountain Invitational. It's a good, early test to see who will be contenders at the state meet in February.
Wander Minnesota: Summer Day TripsAs the 2013-14 school year wraps up, there are plenty of elated kids cheering the thought of weeks of free time. Until they actually have that free time...then summer boredom rears its ugly head a lot sooner than Mom and Dad would like. Here are three suggestions for day trips to keep everyone happy. Check the linked websites for hours and special events.
Good Question: How Do Ski Hills Make Snow? While there are some tricks involved, it may surprise you to learn that machine-made snow is made up of exactly the same stuff as natural snow. And while every ski resort has a different source of water, the one for Wild Mountain, in Taylors Falls, is at the top, in the form of a reservoir.
Gov’t Shutdown Docks Wedding Plans For N. Dakota CoupleDavid and Kristianne met three years ago in North Dakota. For their wedding, they picked a Taylors Falls river cruise for the venue. His family came in from Poland, hers from the Dakotas. But plans changed fast.
Best Summer Vacation Activities In MinnesotaCheck out these local vacation ideas for a Minnesota getaway that takes advantage of the sunshine and the diversity of our state.
Afton Alps Tests Snow Machines, Wild Mountain Opens EarlyIt may only be early October, but the weather certainly has a few of us thinking it's winter.
Best Go-Kart Racing In MinnesotaToday’s go-kart drivers are tomorrow’s NASCAR champions. Maybe not exactly, but for kids and parents interested in outdoor activities that teach kids important skills in steering and avoiding collisions, go kart parks make for a fun and somewhat educational family outing. Most of the area's best go kart parks provide a multiple courses, including options for adults and younger children, and fun alternatives for the rest of the family.
Wander Minnesota: After Thanksgiving DinnerGoing out for a Thanksgiving buffet? Having a massive meal at home? Either way, once you're done eating and have enjoyed the Turkey Day after-meal nap, what else is there to do?
Some Ski Resorts Already Opening For WinterIt's not officially winter until the middle of December, but don't tell that to some owners of ski resorts in Minnesota.
Best Ideas For Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day is approaching and I am sure you are already getting excited for a little time away from work to enjoy time with friends, family and [hopefully] great weather. Here is a list of options whether you want to stay in the Twin Cities or if you want to hit the road and get out of town.