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.
Folks Take Advantage Of Warm Weather Before Big Freeze ArrivesAfter weeks of agonizing cold, a winter warm-up was the perfect tonic for stir-crazy Minnesotans. The Mounds View Nordic team strapped on their cross-country skis to make the most of the day at Como Park's ski area in St. Paul. Darlene Fry and her daughter Emma were also there to get in some badly-needed winter fun. "It's nice, very nice," Fry said. "We heard it's supposed to go down again next week, so it's good timing."
Hearty Minnesotans Enjoying Frigid Start To 2013If there is one group of people who can handle the cold, it would be Minnesotans.
Snowfall Means $$$ For Businesses, FestivalsAt the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and 25th Street in Minneapolis, Craig Arndt and his snow removal crew did something Monday they’ve done very little of this winter- clear sidewalks of snow.
Teen Who Drowned At Wirth Lake IdentifiedThe 17-year-old teen whose body was recovered at Wirth Lake after an apparent drowning has been identified.