Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing 'The Big 4'It doesn't seem right that this week already marks the end of the regular season in high school football. It feels like fans just got comfortable in their seats, and district races just started to take shape. But the reality is Week 8 is here. After this week, every prep football team in Minnesota is guaranteed only one more game.
Xcel Energy Plans To Retire 2 Of 3 Coal-Fired Sherco UnitsXcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker.
EPA Orders 40 Percent Cut In Minnesota Carbon Emissions By 2030The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering a 40 percent cut in Minnesota's carbon emissions by 2030. Most of that will come from power plants, like Xcel's Sherco plant in Becker.
WCCO Radio Rally: September 18It's week 5 of the High School Football Season. Here is this week's Power Poll and Games to Watch on the WCCO Radio Rally!
Prep Blog: Week 4, Previewing 'The Big 4'School just got started for everyone across Minnesota, but the high school football season is already well underway. After this week's action, the season will be half over. It's Week 4 in prep football and several teams are looking to stay undefeated as we head towards the second half of the season.
WCCO Radio Rally: August 28Some big games this week! Here's the Power Poll and Games to Watch from the WCCO Radio Rally!
Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing 'The Big 4'High school football is back. There isn't a much better concept for football fans than watching their favorite prep teams under the lights on Friday nights. Except this week, it all starts on Saturday night. Here are four of this week's top match-ups, with a couple other quality games on the side.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's 4A State Football FieldWe've previewed the 2014 state tournament teams from Class 6A and Class 5A. This week, it's Class 4A's turn and it's a group led by defending state champion Becker. The Bulldogs were somewhat of a surprise to win the Prep Bowl last year after Hutchinson had won state championships the two years prior.
Becker Car Accident Claims Life Of 10-Year-Old Girl Weeks LaterThe family of 10-year-old Cassy Maurer says she no longer has any brain activity, and they're preparing to donate her organs. Cassy's father, Chuck Maurer, died the night of the crash.
Teen Runs Red Light, Killing Father Of 3 In BeckerA teenager running a red light is blamed for a deadly crash Tuesday night on Highway 10 in Sherburne County. Chuck Maurer, 54, was killed and seven others hurt when a pickup carrying four teens blew through the stoplight at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 11.
1 Killed, 7 Hurt In 2-Vehicle Crash In Sherburne CountyA 54-year-old man was killed and two others seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Sherburne County Tuesday evening. According to the State Patrol, the crash happened at about 8 p.m. in Becker, Minnesota.
Becker Beats DeLaSalle 24-6 For Class 4A TitleC.J. Schwintek ran for 146 yards and a touchdown as Becker beat DeLaSalle 24-6 Friday in the Prep Bowl to win the Class 4A state football championship. Dawson Brown had three interceptions for Becker (12-1), which won its second school title.