Hundreds Of Curlers Battle In 'The Big Spiel'A curling tournament featuring 96 teams will glide across the Twin Cities this weekend. About 400 curlers will take to the ice in hopes of becoming "The Big Spiel" champions.
Minneapolis Parks Finally Ready For Cross-Country SkiersSomething you can finally do this weekend is cross-country ski in Minneapolis parks. Only a few short loops had been open with man-made snow until now.
Despite Warm Weather, Christmas Skiers Hit The SlopesArea ski hills are open for business. They've been making snow for a while. But the promise of natural snowfall Friday night has skiers, boarders and tubers excited.
St. Paul Ice Fishing Show Returns For 23rd YearThe St. Paul Ice Fishing Show is returning to the RiverCentre this holiday season. For the 23rd year, the ice fishing and winter sports show will draw thousands of outdoor enthusiasts to St. Paul.
Ski, Snowboard Season In Full Swing At Afton AlpsSki and snowboarding season is in full swing at Afton Alps. The hill is open, with 300 skiable acres, 50 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks. And there's plenty of snow!
These Are The Best Buys Of MarchAt the start of every month, the WCCO Morning Show lets you know the best things to buy for the coming weeks. March is filled with deals on food, travel and leisure.
DNR: Stay Off Ice Near St. Croix Bridge ConstructionThe 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.
Curlers Rock Fargo For Shot At 2014 Olympic GamesThe leader of the only U.S. team to win an Olympic curling medal has spent the last several days playing before a mostly empty arena in North Dakota. Pete Fenson doesn't mind. He still remembers the parade in Bemidji, Minn., that had residents waving brooms and American flags in 2006.
Coming Freeze Could Help Winter Activities There is a season for everything, and sometimes those seasons all happen on the same day in Minnesota.