Afton Alps

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    July 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Multicourse meals and a wild tomato fight this week in food

    Celebrate all things Summit​Turn your haphazard summer dining style on its head and opt for one of this week's many multicourse dinners. Some honor stogies while others raise funds for a good cause, but all offer heaps of food made by top local chefs. Then cap your weekend off with a giant tom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Midwest Tomato Fest: fun or wasteful? [VIDEO]

    ​Three young entrepreneurs who met at St. Thomas are conspiring to create a local version of Spain's La Tomatina village-wide tomato fight on July 31 at Afton Alps, charging each participant $30 to throw all the tomatoes they want and listen to live music. The organizers say they've arranged ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Powder Ridge ski area notices 27-feet snowboard rail is missing six months too late

    Dude! Where's my rail?​About six months after the employees at Powder Ridge ski area in Kimball found the lock hack-sawed off their front gate, they finally realized what had been taken -- a 27-foot snowboarding rail. Dude! How does it take six months to notice that? "We never dreamed someon ... More >>

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    August 21, 2006

    RIP Terry Fiedler

    Star Tribune reporters Jon Tevlin and Eric Weiffering have written their own eulogy for Terry Fiedler, who died unexpectedly at age 47 on August 12. It was circulated internally at the Strib: