Skiers, Snowboarders Rejoice As Metro Ski Areas Start To Reopen"I like to say, you know, come out and carve the snow, and then you can carve your turkey,” said Afton Alps' Pam Hoye.
Despite Mild Temps, Snow's Fallen At TrollhaugenMinnesota is seeing record-breaking late autumn heat this year, but that's no reason for skiing enthusiasts to be down in the dumps.
Snow Lovers, Businesses Rejoice Over Post-Christmas AccumulationFive days into the start of winter and most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin saw the first snow fall of the season. The timing could not be better for businesses that see a boost when the flakes start falling.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Dec. 26)Christmas has come and gone, but the holiday spirit is sticking around in the Twin Cities! Here are some of the great activities that Natalie Nyhus and Kylie Bearse covered on WCCO Saturday morning.
Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Dresser, Wis. (Day 2)Frank and Chris had great fun during their second day in Dresser, Wis. on Friday. The guys headed to Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area, which has activities for every age and ability. There's skiing and snowboarding, of course, and it's all on perfectly groomed runs that help keep you upright. And they’re open until 3 a.m. on Friday nights!
Trollhaugen Welcomes Snow, Skiers This WeekendThe snow may not be welcome for some people. but Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser, Wis. is welcoming the return of winter – and they've opened up for skiers this weekend.
Beginner Skiing Lessons Becoming More Popular For AdultsWe know lots of Minnesotans enjoy downhill skiing, but did you know that not all of them started skiing as kids? Increasingly more people are picking up the sport in their 30s and 40s.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsYour weekend could be full of fashion shows, movies on a really big screen and skiing for a great cause. Natalie Kane has her ear to the street and found some cool events you can check out this weekend.