Children put on their own skis for the annual Miniloppet on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. Congratulations to all the participants!
Brody Halverson (front) of Mora pushes himself during an uphill stretch of the second annual Swedish Mile Trail Run on Saturday, Sept. 29. The Swedish Mile 5K and 10K Trail Run on the Vasaloppet Ski Center Trails serves as a fundraiser for Vasaloppet snow-making and other improvements.
During 2012, the Kanabec County Art Association (KCAA) will celebrate 50 years of supporting the arts in the area. The art association was actually the first rural arts organization formed in the state. The Vasaloppet Art Show will kick off a yearlong celebration at St. Mary's Parish Center.
Bright sunshine and rapidly warming temperatures Saturday brought the Vasaloppet USA board of directors to a conclusion they all knew would happen if forecasted warm and sunny weather arrived; cancellation of the 2012 40th anniversary race scheduled for February 12.
Unusual warm temperatures early this week and no snow being forcasted for the upcoming week, have suprisingly not affected conditions on Knife Lake.
Cast members and guest musicians have begun rehearsing for an old-styled radio theater show that will be performed Saturday evening at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Vasaloppet.