Favorable early-season weather means planning for spring events

Considering how much snow fell this winter, I figured for sure we were in for a long, cold spring and while anything can happen in April when it comes to […]

Bill Seeks To Toughen DWI Penalties To Include Snowmobile, ATV Privileges

Minnesota lawmakers are cracking down on drunk drivers — on snowmobiles and ATVs. The move comes after a drunk snowmobile driver killed a Chisago County boy in January who was […]

Young ATV Riders Gaining Lifesaving Lessons

It’s more than just a popular activity in the Northland. For some, it’s a right-of-passage. It’s not odd for area children to learn how to ride on an all-terrain vehicle […]

County mulls ATV park

It could be another reason for people to enjoy the outdoors in Lyon County, county commissioners said. The proposal: to open more than five miles of existing trails for all-terrain […]

ATVs get OK from city

ATVs get OK from city

ATVs are made to take off-road. But getting to trails sometimes requires a route along roadways. All-terrain vehicles will now be able to operate more within Mountain Iron City limits. […]

Quad Cities ATV Club expanding

Quad Cities ATV Club expanding

Members of the newly formed Quad Cities ATV Club are hoping to spread their message – and their trails – throughout the cities of Mountain Iron, Gilbert, Eveleth and Virginia. […]

Potential accord reached in feud over ATV trails on Crow Wing land complex

Potential accord reached in feud over ATV trails on Crow Wing land complex

A potential compromise has been reached in a bitter land-use dispute that pitted all-terrain vehicle riders and Crow Wing County officials against the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. Lessard-Sams Chairman Bob […]

Specific northern trail blazing

If you are interested in what the new Border to Boarder (B2B) Off-Road Vehicle Trail (ORV) is going to be – and not going to be – you might want […]

Itasca County takes stand against proposal to reduce state trail funding

Itasca County has officially taken a stand on potential legislative action that would have significant impact on local recreational sporting activities. Earlier this month, Itasca County Lobbyist Loren Solberg tipped […]

Excitement builds about Morrison County trail extension

Excitement is building among some Morrison County residents as a recreational trail that supporters hope will bring more vibrancy to the area comes closer to fruition. Since 2007 members of […]

Make way for more trail

Make way for more trail

What started a year and a half ago as an idea to better connect the many miles of ATV trails in and around the Orr and Crane Lake areas has […]

Ride Area Review – Red Riders

They move and make mountains in Northern Minnesota. The mountains are not snow covered, alpine peaks, but instead are iron ore rich deposits that are milled into mountains of marble […]

DNR plans state’s first 4-wheel-drive touring trail

Imagine bouncing down a narrow and rough gravel road in the North Woods in your four-wheel-drive vehicle. On the left, the trees brush against your vehicle. Up ahead, a moose, […]

Range, ATV supporters pack public hearing

Supporters of a county-wide ATV ordinance packed the Duluth Courthouse on Tuesday, with a strong contingency from the Range making up the majority. The regulation will allow ATVs to travel […]

2nd ATV public hearing set for May 10 in Duluth

Government transparency carried a vote Tuesday to hold a second public hearing on the proposed county ATV ordinance. St. Louis County commissioners unanimously approved the hearing, which will take place […]

ATV riders might have an inroad to land purchased with Minnesota habitat money

A proposed northwoods trail could be a plus for ATV riders, but a member of the Lessard council fears the impact the vehicles will have on protected land. An $11 […]

Proposed 130 mile ATV trail to connect Iron Range cities

A proposal submitted by the Trail Prospectors Alliance could create a 130 mile ATV trail that would connect Ely, Babbitt, Tower and Embarrass. Alliance board members say this connection would […]

Still no answers to ATV route issues in Eveleth

Bob Manzoline, executive director of the St. Louis County Railroad Authority, presented an update on new Mesabi Trail and snowmobile routes between Eveleth and Virginia to the Eveleth City Council […]

In Cook County, more ATVs allowed on parts of the Gunflint Trail

In Cook County, more ATVs allowed on parts of the Gunflint Trail

Some ATV riders in northeast Minnesota are rejoicing after a couple of stretches of the state’s iconic Gunflint Trail opened to them. Class 1 ATVs — typically the lighter kind […]

Bears On the Trail

Bears On the Trail

Some prove their mettle by taking a polar plunge. The Northern Traxx club does it by wheeling all winter long, including their annual Polar Bear Ride. Most bears are in […]