Tag: City of Lakes Loppet

Fireside: John Schmitt

St. Paul native John Schmitt isn’t known worldwide for his work as a mortician. However, skiers from all over the world warmly recognize and greet him as the contagiously enthusiastic “Voice of the Birkie.” Through the past two decades, Schmitt has announced 20 American Birkebeiners beginning each with his famous […]

Ski Town: Twin Cities is the most fun city(s) in America

“Minneapolis is the most fun city in America,” concluded a survey commissioned by the maker the Cranium board games. For many years, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul have been at the top of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” annual survey. If there was a civic award […]