Tag: Snowmobile

Be Respectful of Trails & Landowners as Snowmobiling Season Begins

Ada, MN — While snow is now covering most of the area, the Moonshiners Snowmobile Club reminds recreationists that the snowmobile trails are NOT ready for riding. In fact, snowmobile trails throughout the state of Minnesota don’t open until December 1st or until conditions allow. Moonshiners President Dave Jensen says their club, which manages more…
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November 18, 2022 0

KnightRiders swap meet

FOSSTON, MN—The Lengby-Fosston KnightRiders snowmobile club will hold a swap meet this Friday and Saturday. Russ Sultvedt of the KnightRiders board of directors says this is something they want to make an annual event. Sultvedt says almost anything can be swapped. Where will the swap meet take place? Proceeds from the swap meet will help…
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August 10, 2022 0

52nd Annual Snodeo is March 5th & 6th on North Twin Lake

Naytahwaush, MN — The Naytahwaush Nightriders continue a more than five-decade long tradition of snowmobile fun this weekend with their 52nd annual Snodeo on North Twin Lake. Snodeo offers two full day of snowmobile racing and riding activities for professionals as well amateur thrill seekers and snowmobile enthusiasts.  Both Saturday and Sunday will feature Cor…
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March 2, 2022 0

Local Snowmobiling Advocate Killed While Riding

Naytahwaush, MN — A local snowmobiling advocate and business owner passed away in a tragic incident this weekend doing what he loved the most.  63-year-old Thomas McArthur was killed in a snowmobile accident on Sunday night on his way home from completing another successful charity ride for the Naytahwaush Nightriders. According to the Mahnomen County…
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February 11, 2022 0

Al’s Vintage Snowmobile Ride & Indoor Fishing Derby Highlight Final Weekend of SnoMo Days

Twin Valley, MN — Twin Valley Sno Mo Days continues with it’s final weekend of fun winter adventures this Saturday, February 12th with opportunities for both outdoor and indoor activities. One of Saturday’s activities pays tribute to the rich snowmobiling past in Twin Valley and the Viking snowmobiles that were manufactured there. Those with vintage…
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February 10, 2022 0

Trails in Excellent Condition Ahead of this Weekend’s Old Timers Run in Lake Park

Lake Park, MN — For area vintage and classic snowmobile enthusiasts, this weekend’s Midnite Riders Old Timers Run in Lake Park is an event that gets circled on the calendar every year. Hundreds and hundreds of riders will show off their sleds this Saturday morning at the Lake Park Liquor Store and then take off…
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February 3, 2022 0

Naytahwaush Nightriders to Take Part in 18th Annual Hospice Ride

Naytahwaush, MN — The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club will embark on their 18th annual Hospice Ride this weekend, February 5th and 6th with hopes of continuing to support a good cause and having fun doing it. The riders will begin their trip at Pinehurst Resort and will travel more than 150 miles round trip to…
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February 2, 2022 0

Father-Son Duo to Take on 500 Mile Challenge on Vintage John Deere Snowmobiles

Steinback, MB — A pair of John Deere Snowmobile collectors from Cass County, North Dakota will be taking a unique and grueling challenge on their vintage sleds later this month. The father and son duo of Roger and Wyatt Kram (krom) are checking off a bucket list trip of riding their 1973 John Deere 400s…
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January 17, 2022 0

Bob DeGross from VNP talks Ice and Trails

Snowmobile Trails:International Falls to Kettle Falls (Purple Trail) – Not Open Rainy Lake/Black Bay to Kabetogama Lake to Ash River (Green Trail) – Open, portages are groomed, lake is not groomed Ash River to Crane Lake (Green Trail) – Open, not groomed Chain of Lakes (Dashed Black Trail) – Not Open Ash River to Kettle…
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January 7, 2022 0

Early Season Snowmobile Safety & Reminders

Minnesota — While snowmobile trails in the state of Minnesota opened on December 1st, depending how much snow they have they may still not be groomed or ridable. Local snowmobile groups are encouraging riders to use extreme caution while riding even after the first major snowfalls. Dave Jenson of the Moonshiners Snowmobile Club says while…
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December 13, 2021 0