Nice Weather & New Toys Make Fun Day After ChristmasSanta dropped off a lot of new sleds, skates and skis in Minnesota this week, and the day after Christmas was just about perfect to use them. Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove was crowded with people hitting the slopes on Thursday. "Man, this is the best way to burn energy," said Manie Vaidyanathan of Maple Grove. It was the kind of winter day that Minnesotans live for: mild temperatures and snow that's nice and thick.
Best Dog Walking Trails In MinnesotaIf your pooch could talk, he would likely say “bow-wow” when you set foot on any one of these amazing dog walking trails within Minnesota.
Best Playgrounds In MinnesotaBreak free from your local, go-to park and try one of these unique Twin Cities playgrounds. They are sure to elicit squeals of delight from kids and sighs of relief from adults.
Maple Grove Pond Drowning Victim IdentifiedThe Maryland man who drowned in a Maple Grove park pond on Saturday has been identified.
Police: Maryland Man Drowns In Maple Grove PondA Maryland man drowned in a Maple Grove park pond Saturday evening, Hennepin County police said.
Body Found In Park IN Dayton, Minn. IdentifiedThe Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified a body found at the Elm Creek Park Reserve.
Possible Human Remains Found In Dayton, Minn.A man may have found a body in a park in Maple Grove, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
Best Hiking Trails In The Twin CitiesIf Minnesota is known for one thing, it's the great outdoors and hiking is one of the best ways to experience it. So lace up your boots and hit some of the best hiking trails in the Twin Cities.