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This one, Dad
'I'd rather walk': La Ray Ries overcame health issues and age to finish walking the Maah Daah Hey Trail and The Deuce while in his 80s
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In it for the long hauls
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May 24, 2014
Bikers for Honduras: SDSU fraternity brothers make once-in-a-lifetime journey
After graduating from college, some immediately go on to take entry-level jobs. Others settle into post-graduate malaise, weary and anxious about the future. But five South Dakota State University fraternity brothers are going straight from graduation to the journey of a lifetime...
news / local
May 24, 2014 - 10:38pm
October 31, 2013
Biking to birds: Mountain biker Hansi Johnson uses his ‘fat bike’ to reach more remote grouse trails
By Sam Cook DULUTH, Minn. — On an overcast October morning, Hansi Johnson walks down an old logging trail flanked by young aspen. He carries his old Browning 12-gauge A-5, inherited from his grandfather, ready to swing on a ruffed grouse. It isn’t unusual to find Johnson, an...
October 31, 2013 - 1:36am
June 16, 2013
In North Dakota, bicyclists beware of boozing it up
FARGO -- Booze and bikes just don't mix on North Dakota streets. Bicyclists in the region are rarely cited for riding drunk -- local police departments say they recall just two incidents in the past 15 years -- but law enforcement can ticket bikers for driving under the influence,...
news / north dakota
June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Beach gears up for golf course improvements, including walking, biking path
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. "I think Beach is one of the few communities...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Southwest ND's top destination spot to visit is TRNP
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...
April 18, 2013 - 12:05am
September 27, 2012
The Maah Daah Hey Trail has more and more visitors from all over the country step foot each year on the 140-mile journey. Jessica DeMartin,...
September 27, 2012 - 12:05am
July 29, 2012
A peaceful refuge from the city life: Bemidji trails offer outdoor wonderland
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- With the sun shining vibrantly and a peaceful breeze rustling leaves on a weekday afternoon, the city of Bemidji can be found bustling with activity: cars honking, semaphores flickering, electric signs flashing. Luckily, finding refuge from the vehicles and noise...
July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
July 28, 2012
Countdown on to Cycle Around North Dakota in Sakakawea County
The countdown is on as Mott and Hebron residents await the arrival of 260 cyclists to ride into town in August with the 20th annual Cycle Around North Dakota in Sakakawea County. Representing 24 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, riders will arrive in Mott on Aug. 8 and head...
news / north dakota
July 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 27, 2012
Take Time to Travel: SD mountain trails offer escape for hikers, cyclists
BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST, S.D. -- They're called the Black Hills, but the peaks and valleys that dominate this forest in western South Dakota contradict the region's genial moniker. In the southern Black Hills, Harney Peak's craggy summit rises 7,242 feet above the level of the...
May 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 30, 2010
Contador blames bad meat for positive doping test
PINTO, Spain (AP) -- Tour de France champion Alberto Contador is blaming contaminated meat for his positive doping test. A World Anti-Doping Agency lab in Germany found a "very small concentration" of the banned substance clenbuterol in Contador's urine sample on July 21 at the Tour,...
crime / sports
September 30, 2010 - 7:10am
May 27, 2010
New North Dakota trail guide available
A new guide providing information and maps about North Dakota's trails is being made available by the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department at no cost. The "North Dakota State Trail Guide" details a variety of trails including: Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, interpretive,...
May 27, 2010 - 12:27am