4 Winter Activities That Require SnowWhile snow may snarl traffic, ruin shoes and freeze pipes, it also is a basis for a number of beloved winter activities. Here are just a few Minnesota pastimes that cannot be accomplished without a little bit of snow.
Snowmobiler, 51, Seriously Injured In Cass County CrashA 51-year-old Andover man is seriously injured after a Cass County snowmobile crash Saturday morning, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday.
Hutchinson's Blizzard Conditions Challenge Drivers, Delight YoungstersThere was nothing routine about a routine drive on Highway 7 in Hutchinson Tuesday. The strong wind blew fresh snow up from the ground and in to the air, giving drivers something to worry about.
Minnesota Snowmobiler Dies In Northwestern WisconsinA 70-year-old Minnesota man has died following a snowmobile accident in northwestern Wisconsin. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Robert Kaye of Afton, Minnesota, was riding a snowmobile in Gordon, Wisconsin, on Saturday evening when it went off the path and crashed into trees.
Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come TrueThursday's snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen's dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children's Hospital. He's been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park's Snocross track in Shakopee.
Detroit Lakes Hosts Classic Cruise Snowmobile RideSome of the oldest snowmobiles in the U.S. will be on parade this Saturday. Saturday, in Detroit Lakes, bring your 80's and older classic snowmobiles to the Becker County Fairgrounds for a ride to Vergas and back.
Sheriff: Speed & Alcohol May Be Factor In Aitkin Co. Snowmobile CrashThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 26-year-old Lino Lakes man was injured in a snowmobile crash Friday evening.
Second Year Of Winter Scavenger Hunt Has $50K In PrizesLooking for an excuse to explore Minnesota this winter? Then you might want to take part in a months-long statewide scavenger hunt called "Checkpoint Minnesota."
Missing Moorhead Man's Snowmobile Found In West Fargo RiverOfficials are searching the Sheyenne River in West Fargo for a missing snowmobiler. Police in West Fargo say friends of 34-year-old Cole Schwindt reported him missing Tuesday night when he failed to meet them to go snowmobiling. Divers later found the snowmobile submerged in the river.
Early Snow Opens Minnesota’s Snowmobile TrailsEven though it's not officially winter, it is officially snowmobile season in Minnesota.
Sheriff: Iowa Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident Authorities in eastern Iowa say a man has been hospitalized after flipping his snowmobile while driving on grass.
Man, 34, Killed In Snowmobile CrashA 34-year-old man from Monticello was killed when his snowmobile crashed with a pickup truck in Silver Creek Township Saturday afternoon. According to the Wright County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at about 2 p.m. on the 13700 block of County Road 75 Northwest.
Snowmobiler Talks Getting Stranded, Spending Night In Frigid Cold Snowmobiling is a way of life for the Jenney family of Albertville, and the family cabin in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula near White Pine is the perfect setting for winter recreation. Snowfall in that part of the country comes early and often, providing for wonderful trail riding.
Sheriff: Chisago County Robbery Suspect Flees On SnowmobileAuthorities are looking for a suspect in the north Twin Cities metro after a man committed an armed robbery and fled the scene on a snowmobile. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 7:34 p.m. Monday to Tim’s Country Cupboard in Center City on a report of an armed robbery.
Maple Grove Man Dies In Snowmobile CrashAuthorities say a Maple Grove man has died in a snowmobile crash near Burtrum in Todd County of central Minnesota.