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Brainerd's Ice Fishing Extravaganza Moves Past Controversy

After putting a scandal to bed, the world's biggest charitable ice fishing tournament returns—as do thousands to Gull Lake

Get Started with Broomball

It might be too late to pick up hockey, so try broomball instead

Your Guide to Brainerd's Ice Fishing Extravaganza

You can enjoy the hugely attended competition without catching any fish

The Best of MN 2018

Minnesota has offered up a lot to love in 2018—from the people, entertainment, and food to the shopping, news stories, and bold new activities. These are 52 of our favorites. (We asked you, too, and tallied your responses.)

Quick Guide to Snowshoeing

Burns more calories than running

How to Get Started with Archery

State champ Emily Yang leads Minnesota’s new generation of archers—and teaches us how to draw a bow

A Beginner’s Guide to Thru-Hiking

Thru-hiking is for ultramarathon-level explorers

A Beginner's Guide to Fat Biking

Pedal with confidence over rough trails

A Beginner’s Guide to Trapshooting

Hit new targets with trapshooting