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Free Nordic Walking Classes featured at Cadillac's Annual Senior Expo

6/11/2010 - By Pete Edwards

Free Nordic Walking Clinics and Free Nordic Walking Pole Demos will be offered at the Wexford Arena and Senior Expo in Cadillac, Michigan from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010.

Nordic Walking Classes in Suttons Bay, June 15

6/10/2010 - By Pete Edwards

Nordic walking classes and Nordic walking pole demos will again be offered during the Annual Older American Expo in Suttons Bay, Michigan on Tuesday, June 15. The Expo will be held at the Suttons Bay High School from 10am – 2pm.

7 miles of Pere Marquette Trail closing for repaving
7 miles of Pere Marquette Trail closing for repaving

7 miles of Pere Marquette Trail closing for repaving

5/26/2010 - By Mike Muha

Sven miles of the 30 mile Pere Marquette rail-trail between Midland and Clare will close for repaving in June and July. Rollerskiers, inline skaters and bicyclist take note!

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Latest Birkie Trail Work

5/25/2010 - By Birkie

It's only May and Birkie Trail work has already started. The trails dried out rapidly due to the warm weather. There will be several trail work days over the summer giving you each the chance to get involved in maintaining and improving this great system.

Silver Star and Sovereign Lake trail systems threatened by developers

5/21/2010 - By Citizens Coalition to Save Silver Star Provincial Park

The Silver Star and Sovereign Lake trail systems are threatened by real estate development, and up to 30 kilometres of some of the best cross country ski trails on the mountain could be lost to condominium and vacation home construction.

ISHA and U.S. Hall of Fame partner to increase member benefits

5/11/2010 - By ISHA

ISHA and the Ski Hall of Fame will combine memberships. ISHA will also relocate its administration in the national ski museum building of the Hall of Fame in Ishpeming, Michigan, the historic center of organized skiing in the United States.

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Recreation Passport to increase funds for Michigan state parks

5/10/2010 - By DNRE

Governor Jennifer M. Granholm signed into law the “Recreation Passport” legislation, which creates a new funding source for Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, non-motorized trails and pathways and local parks.

Maine Club finalist for FIS SnowKidz Award

5/6/2010 - By US Ski Team

The Maine Winter Sports Center was among eight finalists for the first International Ski Federation's FIS SnowKidz Award for its ongoing "Healthy Hometowns" program introduces nearly 5,000 new participants to nordic skiing each year.

Telmark Lodge to close; Birkie looking at alternatives
Telmark Lodge to close; Birkie looking at alternatives

Telmark Lodge to close; Birkie looking at alternatives

5/3/2010 - By Mike Muha

Big plans to sell Telemark Lodge to Telemark Partners, LLC and to turn Telemark into a ski and mountain bike Olympic Training Center have not moved fast enough to keep the lodge from closing on May 5.

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Black Mountain dumps snowmobile groomer for Chevy Blazer
Black Mountain dumps snowmobile groomer for Chevy Blazer

Black Mountain dumps snowmobile groomer for Chevy Blazer

4/21/2010 - By Jim Meyer

We replaced our main grooming vehicle, a snowmobile, with a Chevy Blazer with tracks from American Track Truck. Here's our experiences with the new grooming vehicle.

Sovereign Lake Nordic will open for skiing May 7

4/20/2010 - By Sovereign Lake Nordic

Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (Sovereign Lake, B.C. Canada) will be doing daily grooming from Friday May 7th through Sunday May 16th. During this time we will maintain about 15km of trails suitable for all levels of skier.

Huron-Clinton Metroparks gives recognition to its valuable volunteers
Huron-Clinton Metroparks gives recognition to its valuable volunteers

Huron-Clinton Metroparks gives recognition to its valuable volunteers

4/15/2010 - By Denise Semion

Seven area people were named “Volunteer of the Year” for the Huron-Clinton Metroparks at its 50th Annual Recognition Dinner, including Mike Muha of Team NordicSkiRacer.

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