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Minnesota second, Wisconsin third for bike-friendly states

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Minnesota ranks second and Wisconsin third among the most bike-friendly states in the U.S., according to the League of American Bicyclists.

Only Washington ranked higher for having better trails, laws, promotion of and participation in bicycling.
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In North Dakota, bicyclists beware of boozing it up

June 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Booze and bikes just don’t mix on North Dakota streets. Continue Reading

Beach gears up for golf course improvements, including walking, biking path

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Though southwest North Dakota is still blanketed by snow, the city of Beach is gearing up for summer by planning improvements to its golf course, which include a walking and biking path that would swing through town and along the golf course. Continue Reading

Southwest ND’s top destination spot to visit is TRNP

April 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When I started the top 10 places to visit in southwest North Dakota two weeks ago, there was no snow on the ground and spring temperatures were rising. Continue Reading

Biking across America

February 26, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

It’s likely a childhood bike ride with her sisters from Lazy Day Villa Resort in Alexandria to Carlos Corners inspired Megan Ausen to tackle a bike ride across the country in adulthood. Continue Reading

Ageless benefits of biking

February 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Riding a bike is one of those things in life that can make you feel ageless.
A new bike program at Grand Arbor’s Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again.
The wellness center received a grant from the UCare Fund last October to launch a year-round bike program. Continue Reading

UCare helps fuel new biking program

October 4, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Wheels are rolling ahead for older adults in Alexandria. The Knute Nelson Foundation was recently awarded a $33,286 grant from the UCare Fund. It will help introduce an innovative biking program that will assist older adults by matching varying needs and abilities with appropriate bicycles and encouraging focus on active aging and prevention techniques that empower individuals to lead healthy lifestyles. Continue Reading

Humbling ride

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The Maah Daah Hey Trail has more and more visitors from all over the country step foot each year on the 140-mile journey. Continue Reading

Construction begins on $1.16 nature center in Brookings

September 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS (AP) Construction has started on a $1.16 million nature center building at the Dakota Nature Park in Brookings.
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Schulz posts best time in Black’s Grove bike race

September 5, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Sebeka’s Thad Schulz captured top honors Sunday in the Black’s Grove River Crossing Mountain Bike race, with a time of 1:13.27. Continue Reading