'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.
Buck Hill Kids Vonn, Ankeny Score Big At World CupOn a great day for World Cup skiers who grew up at little Buck Hill, Lindsey Vonn got her 73rd win and Michael Ankeny scored his first race points.
Working For The Weekend: New Year's Best BetsIt is New Year's Eve! If you don't have any plans, we have you covered with these great celebrations being held across the Twin Cities.
Best Ways To Spend New Year's Day In MinnesotaNew Year's Day offers an opportunity to get out and do new things without the hassle of crowds.
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.
Buck Hill's New Owners Have Big Plans For Ski AreaThe owners of Buck Hill in Burnsville say they have sold their ski area -- and the new owners have some big plans for it. The announcement was made Thursday by Jessica Stone, whose family has been majority owners for more than 60 years.
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.
WCCO This Morning Team Races Beds For Charity"Register now for this one-of-a-kind event and help raise money for families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty! All proceeds benefit Bridging. Prizes are awarded for the fastest team, most money raised for Bucks for Bridging, and the best costumes!"
Kids Enjoy Adaptive Skiing At Buck HillSome kids who don't usually get to enjoy winter sports were able to hit the ski hill Saturday. Eighteen kids who are getting treatment at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare spent the day skiing at Buck Hill.
Weird Weather Has Odd Impact On Outdoor RecreationFor snowboarders Alex Olsson and Joey Titus, the slopes of Buck Hill were all theirs Monday afternoon.
Buck Hill Opens Slope For Snow TubingThe ski hill in Burnsville opened for the season a few weeks ago, but Friday is the first day for snow tubing.
Students On Spring Break Make The Most Of April SnowSpring Break is wrapping up in some districts, and after Thursday’s snowstorm it looks like anything but spring in Minnesota.
Best Places To See New Year's Eve Fireworks And Holiday Lights In MinnesotaThroughout the state, Minnesota venues offer light shows and flashy fireworks to celebrate the end of the year. Check out any of these events to start off the year on a positive note.
Buck Hill Opening Wednesday For Its 60th YearDon’t be surprised if you see snow-making machines busy at work Wednesday morning south of the Twin Cities. Buck Hill, one of the most popular ski hills in the Twin Cities, announced that it’s opening for the 2013-14 ski season at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Burnsville Crash That Killed 2An 18-year-old man from Burnsville pleaded guilty in juvenile court Tuesday for his role in a crash on Buck Hill that killed two teenagers and injured two other teens. The driver – a 17-year-old juvenile at the time of the June 2012 crash – pleaded guilty to two felony counts of Criminal Vehicular Homicide, one felony count of Criminal Vehicular Operation, and one count of gross misdemeanor count of Criminal Vehicular Operation.