DULUTH — Let’s say you want to try cross-country skiing but don’t have the cash to buy all the gear. Or maybe you want to get your “Verified Minnesotan” certification by finally going ice fishing for the first time, but have no idea what you need?

The University of Minnesota Duluth Recreational Sports Outdoor Program Rental Center has all of the stuff you need for outdoor winter fun, and much more, and at reasonable rental

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A partially flooded Wheeling Heritage Port is enveloped with a thick fog off the Ohio River on Wednesday morning. The cold water temperature reacting with warm air above created a thick white blanket of dense fog along the river.

WHEELING – Just the right combination of warm air temperatures and cold water created a marshmallow-like fog that appeared to slide down the Ohio River on Wednesday morning.

Motorists making their morning commutes on both sides

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Outdoor enthusiasts flocked to Tyler State Park on Sunday to partake in New Year’s Day activities.

Sunday was the official kickoff for the Centennial Celebration of Texas State Parks which turns 100 this year. Different events were held at various state parks across the state to celebrate, and in Tyler, the park hosted a T.R.Y.athalon in which participants could trek, ride or kayak their way into the new year.

About 20 hikers participated in the

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As one of the biggest games of the year, God Of War Ragnarok will no doubt have found itself on plenty of Christmas lists.

After critical acclaim and huge launch sales, its performance at The Game Awards – where it won in more categories than any other title – came as no surprise.

But never mind its storytelling and graphical prowess, Ragnarok – the latest in a franchise dating back 17 years – was perhaps

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Work is underway on a project to increase capacity at the Medford Water Commission’s Duff Treatment Plant. The water commission is now applying for a $30 million grant to build more resilience into its water system. [Mail Tribune / Jamie Lusch]

A nearly $30 million federal grant to build resilience into the Medford Water Commission’s system is being sought by the agency that supplies water for 150,000 people in the Rogue Valley.

If awarded, the

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Sports dome photo

New Sports Dome in Windsor, Colorado

Windsor residents may have noticed a new addition to their skyline when they woke up on Wednesday—a 96-foot-high, 167,000-square-foot dome that now sits at the northern edge of the Future Legends Complex.

The dome, which was inflated early Wednesday morning and is one of the largest ever built, is home to a 110-yard-long turf field on its western side, and courts on its eastern side.

It will

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