Winter Sports in MN That You Need to Try

Instead of hibernating with the Winter Olympics on TV, try some winter sports activities in Minnesota. Dog Sledding – Minnesota’s 1-million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is best known as a bucket list destination for summer canoe trips. But winter...
How to chase your own Olympic gold in the USA

How to chase your own Olympic gold in the USA

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Speed or figure skating. Alpine or Nordic skiing. Ice hockey, snowboarding, bobsled or luge. What’s your favorite sport as the Winter Olympics get under way in Beijing? I’m not talking about your favorite sport to watch. I’m...

International Snow Sculptures in Breckenridge CO

The 31st annual International Snow Sculpture Championships presented by Toyota will return to Breckenridge from Jan. 24 – Feb. 2, 2022. Teams of sculptors from around the world will descend on Breckenridge to carve 12-foot-tall, 20-ton blocks of man-made snow...
How to have a safe and sane winter family vacation

How to have a safe and sane winter family vacation

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency Is a family vacation worth it this winter? For once, I’m not talking about how much it would cost or the hassle factor. I’m thinking—as I’m sure you are-whether with the Omicron Covid Variant surging across the country and...
Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Considering the best winter family getaways this season? The pandemic will again require us to make choices about where to travel or if, how to travel and when. Public health officials and family doctors are urging the unvaccinated to stay home and the vaccinated...