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Weather patterns affect winter recreation

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

While residents of the Northern Plains have to battle blizzards, icy roads and other winter hazards, one thing they can look forward to are winter activities like cross country skiing, snowmobiling and outdoor ice skating.
While southwest North Dako…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Ready! Sled! GO!

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ken Vogel
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26th Annual Snowmobile Benefit for Special Olympics starts Thursday

It’s time again for the Northland 300. Opening ceremonies for the three-day, 300 mile journey will take place starting at 8 a.m., J…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Sleds back at the Speedway

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was a stretch during the 1970s and 80s when fans came from all over the United States and Canada to pack the Viking Speedway grandstands in late December for some of the best snowmobile racing of anywhere in the country.

Now after almost 30 …continue reading on echopress.com

Sleds back at the Speedway

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was a stretch during the 1970s and 80s when fans came from all over the United States and Canada to pack the Viking Speedway grandstands in late December for some of the best snowmobile racing of anywhere in the country.

Now after almost 30 …continue reading on echopress.com

Trail opens for snowmobiling in Osakis area

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

Osakis snowmobilers are smiling.

Thanks to the winter’s early snowfall, most of the snowmobile trails in Douglas County have been groomed and are ready for riding.
Although much of the state has been blessed with some early-season snow, officia…continue reading on theosakisreview.com

Snowmobiling picks up in Douglas County

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Thanks to the winter’s early snowfall, most of the snowmobile trails in Douglas County have been groomed and are ready for riding.

Although much of the state has been blessed with some early-season snow, officials at the Douglas Area Trails Asso…continue reading on echopress.com

Black Hills snowmobile season opened Sunday

December 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Snowmobile trails in the Black Hills were scheduled to open Sunday.

Although several feet of snow fell in the Black Hills during an early October blizzard, trail officials say they will need more snow to groom trails.

The early blizz…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Northland 300 hits the trails

January 3, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

No one would have blamed the Northland 300 organizers if they had cancelled their event in 1996. The annual snowmobile ride was in its seventh year, but the conditions were treacherousa whiteout blizzard hit the Northland. But the snowmobilers bundled up, jumped on their sleds and made the trip anyway. Continue Reading

Snowmobile maps now offered on apps

December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A new interactive South Dakota snowmobile trail system map is available for both the Web and smartphones.
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Snowfall a boon for Upper Midwest outdoors fans

December 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After enduring last year’s snowless winter, skiers and snowmobilers may have despaired of ever seeing a decent snowfall again.
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