Tracy grew up Mendota Heights and graduated from Henry Sibley High School. That’s when Tracy got her first taste of what it was like to be a journalist through a mentorship with Darcy Pohland.
While attending the University of Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!), Tracy received a Society of Professional Journalists award for online sports reporting, and two first-place awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for her newscasts. After graduation, she worked in Kansas City.
Sports have always been a big part of Tracy’s life. She started dance classes at age two and was on her first T-ball team at age five. She can’t remember when she attended her first Twins game, but regardless of their record, Twins games are on the agenda every summer.
Pop quiz, Twins Blog readers! How many games are there in a full Major League Baseball season?
The Minnesota Twins spent the past week warming up their fans with the 53rd Winter Caravan. Friday kicks off the annual TwinsFest at the Metrodome. During a stop in St. Paul, pitchers Glen Perkins and Brian Duensing told me the caravan is more than a chance to meet the fans.
The Minnesota Twins are loading onto their buses this week for the annual winter caravan, crisscrossing Twins Territory to visit 50 communities.
Thousands of the big black birds are suddenly being spotted in the Twin Cities, perching on trees and blanketing the sky.
Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.
This week, we’re reminded to be thankful for the people and things we have in our lives. Two moms who are thankful for their own blessings are helping new families have a little easier time this holiday season.
A veteran who was out celebrating Veterans Day with friends says he has no idea why a group of strangers viciously attacked him.
Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.
Windy weather overnight got in the way of firefighters, trying to put out fires at two multi million-dollar lakeside homes. More than 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire in the 200 block of Park Avenue in Mahtomedi.
Ramsey firefighters say a man, who didn’t hesitate to save a woman he didn’t know, is a hero.
It may be summer break, but some teachers were back in the classroom Tuesday. This time, they were the students — learning how to best integrate technology into their lesson plans.
Food trucks have been big business in the Twin Cities for two years now, but a new type of business is rolling onto a street near you: Fashion trucks.
I’ve been known to make some rash decisions in my life. I’ve sled down Suicide Hill on a metal lunch tray. I’ve worn white after Labor Day. And one time, I didn’t wait 30 minutes before swimming.
Life doesn’t always go according to plan. After more than 20 years in the mortgage business, Carol Hasbrouck found herself without a job.
A Minneapolis cupcake chef has just been crowned Food Network’s Cupcake Wars champion. It’s no surprise for fans of the Cupcake shop along University Avenue in Minneapolis. Now, its owner, Kevin VanDeraa, is enjoying the sweet taste of success.