Keeping Kids Engaged on Outdoor Adventures

a Q&A with prolific hiking guidebook author Rob Bignell

There’s just something about getting outside and being one with nature. The sounds. The smells. The fresh air. Not to mention enjoying the great outdoors with the entire family. Insert sounds of a vinyl record screeching ...


outdoors or indoors, climbing can be a rigorous adventure

When we think about rock climbing, places like Yosemite or the Rocky Mountains come to mind. Serious climbers don’t waste their time dawdling in the Midwest, right? Of course, California and Colorado ...

9th Annual St. Valentine's Day Hustle

The 9th Annual St. Valentine's Day Hustle took place on Saturday, Feb 9 in Menomonie. Bikers went racing around scenic lake Menomin in this friendly alley cat style bike race. Awards were given this year for best dressed ...

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games

The 2017 Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games took place on Lake Altoona and featured ATV and motorcycle races, live music, an ice fishing contest, softball, helicopter rides, a fun run, pond hockey, and more. Photos are from Saturday, January 28.

131st Annual Silver Mine Invitational

The 131st Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition with top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Kazakhstan, Canada and many other countries ...

Pinehurst Winter Safety Day 2017

Pinehurst Winter Safety Day emphasizes winter sports safety including proper headgear and equipment, rescue demonstrations, Pinehurst improvement presentations, and other safety information ...

Winter After Hours - January 2017

Winter After Hours took place on Thursday, Jan 12 at Boyd Park in Eau Claire and continues each Thursday through the end of February. Activities include ice skating, snowshoeing, winter kubb, snow sculptures.

Turkey Trot 2016

The 9th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot took place on Thursday, November 24 at Hobbs Ice Arena and featured a 2 and 5 mile race.

Carson Park Five and Ten + Kid's BOO-gie Run

The Half Moon 5K run/walk, Carson Park 10 mile run, and Kid's BOO-gie run took place at the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp in Carson Park on Saturday, Oct. 29. The event featured a kids and adult costume contest, a Paul Bunyan lookalike contest, and a pancake breakfast ...