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Winter activities leave no room for boredom

Winter activities leave no room for boredom

Ceci Charlsen, Social Media Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Looking for fun activities for the cold Minnesota winter, Stillwater is the place to be. There are an abundance of things to keep stay busy while waiting for summer to arrive. Students are notorious for finding cool things to do to keep themselves busy. Some of these activities include skiing or sno...

Ski groups grow during winter

Ski groups grow during winter

Elana Ross, Photographer
January 9, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Winter in Minnesota comes with cold temperatures and lots of snow. New winter sports approach and skiing and snowboarding are two popular choices for students. Recreational skiing has been around since the 1850s originating in Norway. There is a variety of skiing that students can try such as cross countr...

Afton Alps’ Spring Fling brings the party to the hill

Zak Mantel
March 15, 2014
Filed under Home, Local News, News, Sports, Winter Sports

Every year the winter season comes to an end, the snow melts, and ski resorts must close for the summer. However, Afton Alps enjoys giving one final hurrah before closing in their annual Spring Fling event. Held on Mar. 15, Spring Fling includes a barbecue, music, public race courses, obstacle cour...

New and improved Afton Alps

New and improved Afton Alps

Charlie Haumersen
November 24, 2013
Filed under Home, Local News, News

Last year, Vail bought Afton Alps, which meant lots of changes have been made to the ski resort. Work was done last summer, so the riders will see the difference this year. All employees, skiers, snowboards and tourists will be going to the new, Afton Alps. Vail  is spending $10 million to improv...

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