Contents Departments 3 ATVAM President George Radke 4 MN4WDA President Rick Langness 5 Minnesota Offroad News 15 Calendar Minnesota Off-Road is the official publication of the All-Terrain Vehicle Association of Minnesota (ATVAM) and the Minnesota 4-Wheel Drive Association (MN4WDA). The publication is a benefit of membership in each association. See membership applications inside. Minnesota Off-Road is published six times a year – February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, October/ November and December/January – by Midwest Sports Publishing Network (MSPN), 7887 Fuller Rd Ste 101, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: MSPN, 7887 Fuller Rd. Ste 101, Eden Priarie, MN 55344. Phone: 952-473-7870 Fax: 952-473-7805 Publisher Joel Mellenthin Editorial Director Lynn Keillor Copy Editor/Administrator Paula Jones Art Director Paige Sandvik Advertising Sales Cathy Krause, Mark Mastro, Diane Voight Contributions Letters, manuscripts, stories, materials and photographs are welcome but cannot be returned unless sender provides a SASE. Minnesota Off-Road is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts, photos and drawings. Submission of articles and letters implies the right to edit and publish in all or part. Advertising MSPN Send all advertising materials to: MSPN, Ad Department, 7887 Fuller Rd. Ste 101, Eden Prarie, MN 55344 Phone: 952-473-7870 Fax: 952-473-7805 www.mspnads.com 5 Features 8 The March to More Trails 9 Four important news bits on trail development, including a ribbon-cutting on the Little Moose ATV Trail and a way to make comments on the Miller Black Bear Trail. 9 Pick a Plow Make winter an all-terrain experience by hooking up a plow to your ATV. It will make clearing snow a quick job and, dare we say, a lot of fun. WARNING: Some actions depicted in this publication are potentially dangerous. Never attempt or duplicate any stunts or maneuvers that are beyond your capability and always follow safety rules, wear protective clothing and observe rider’s ethics when you ride. Copyright © 2012 by MSPN. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part is prohibited without consent of the publisher.