The Schwan’s USA Cup has been going on for three decades, drawing teams from around the world to Minnesota. But organizers are taking some different precautions this year. They have three team doctors in place to look closely for concussions.
The Minneapolis Police Department, in conjunction with authorities in Blaine, is asking for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen for more than a week. Police say Elena Alison Geiger ran away in Blaine on July 6 and her whereabouts are not known.
It’s a dilemma many of us have faced before when we ponder gifts to older parents: What to buy them? But for the family of a 90-year-old World War II vet, an item up for a church charity auction was just the ticket.
Tiago Calvano speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. Daniel Mendes speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English and Swedish. That’s seven languages all together, and it’s paying off on the field.
A record number of teams have registered for this year’s Schwan’s USA Cup at the National Sports Center in Blaine. Officials say a total of 1,153 teams will play in the tournament, which opens Friday and runs through July 18.
Support for the U.S. Women’s Soccer team has grown as the team has moved ahead in the tournament. Some of their most loyal fans are young girls.
A Minneapolis man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station last summer is now charged with armed bank robbery. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman was sentenced earlier this year to more than 25 years in state prison for the Aug. 11 death of 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, an attorney for medical device maker Boston Scientific.
A 29-year-old man is dead and a 30-year-old woman is in custody after a stabbing at an apartment in Blaine Monday night, according to police. The Blaine Police Department responded at about 8:59 p.m. to a report of a stabbing at an apartment on the 8600 block of Davenport Street NE.
We have a state tournament field set in boys tennis for both teams and individuals in Class A and AA. The next tournament to be figured it will be in baseball, where section playoffs are well underway and state teams will be decided across Minnesota by next weekend if the weather allows.
A 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.
WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.
A Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney’s office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Charges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.
What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.
An alert bank teller in Blaine is getting credit for tipping police to a suspected identity theft ring.
A 34-year-old Blaine man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge accusing him of ejaculating on a co-worker’s desk and in her coffee.
Chase, the dog from Blaine who survived being hit by a train this past weekend, passed away after surgery Tuesday evening.
Police in the north metro had to think outside the box Wednesday morning when they found themselves trying to wrangle up a horse that got loose.
An effort to save Minnesota’s only outdoor bicycle race track has worked. The National Sports Center in Blaine says it will re-open the Veldrome sometime in May.
Fire officials in the north metro say a woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday night after a home she was in became engulfed in flames.
The state’s best ski teams, both downhill and cross country, are at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik this week for their perspective state tournaments. This weekend, the best dance teams in Minnesota hit Target Center in Minneapolis to determine the best high kick and jazz programs in three classes in the state..
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which means many people are thinking about an upcoming date. Nearly one in three couples plans to celebrate the day with a night out on the town, which more than likely includes dinner.
Minnesota was well-represented in one of the first Wheel of Fortune episodes this year.
Brandon Kimbler of Blaine and Deb Tharaldson of Brooklyn Park somehow ended up on the exact same episode.
A Blaine man is facing charges after allegedly attempting to attack his daughter’s boyfriend with a shovel last month. Todd Martin Rathbun, 50, has been charged with one count of terroristic threats.
A Brooklyn Park man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week.