The days of Minnesota’s only bicycle racing velodrome may be numbered. With a mounting list of necessary repairs at the National Sports Center’s velodrome in Blaine, board members are weighing whether to put in hundreds of thousands of dollars or close it up.
For a lot of students, it’s their favorite subject in school — Gym. You’d think gym teachers have the best job right? Well it’s not just fun and games for Mark Slechta, the Phy-Ed teacher at DaVinci Academy in Blaine.
The football season is over. Thanksgiving is over. Now it’s time for hockey and basketball. The season is already in full swing. David McCoy reported on the featured boys’ hockey game — Roseau vs. Blaine– while Mike Max highlighted the best plays from some non-conference hockey match-ups and girls’ basketball.
Ramsey County courts found that there was not enough evidence to charge a Blaine man accused of ejaculating on his co-worker’s desk and in her coffee with a felony. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office said there was not enough evidence to provide probable cause that the man’s alleged actions constituted felony criminal sexual conduct.
You may have noticed new blue lights popping up near traffic signals all over the metro. They are small, generally tucked out of the way so they don’t distract drivers. Over the past two weeks, they’ve been going up all over Ramsey County.
Police say a Blaine man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a rifle at his manager through a store window. Michael Joseph Decoux, 47, was charged with one count terroristic threats and one count of dangerous weapon violation.
Five-hundred Minnesota hunters will head into the woods on Nov. 8 for the annual firearms deer hunting opener. But the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is already predicting one of the poorest success rates in recent decades. That’s because Minnesota’s whitetail deer numbers are down in many parts of the state, particularly in the heavily-forested northeastern region.
The National Sports Center in Blaine is going to be a zoo this Saturday — but in a really good way. The 2014 Midwest Family Pet Expo features events like wiener dog races (and wannabe wiener dog races, which should stoke anyone’s curiosity), a pet costume contest and demos about dog bite prevention and companion birds.
Hotel employees in Shakopee believe a fugitive was in their building moments after being spotted at Mystic Lake Casino earlier this week, and they say he wasn’t alone. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman is wanted for the murder of his ex-boyfriend, Kelly Phillips, at a gas station in Arden Hills last month.
The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department is releasing an updated wanted poster for fugitive Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. The poster includes a new photo taken on Labor Day at a metro area big-box retail store. The 44-year-old is charged with the murder of his former boyfriend and business partner, Boston-Scientific-executive Kelly Phillips.
Police have searched fields, an airport and now near a casino without any sign of Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. He’s been on the run for more than three weeks, wanted for murder.
A 34-year-old Blaine, Minn., man is accused of ejaculating on his co-worker’s desk and in her coffee, charges filed in Ramsey County say. John R. Lind faces two counts of criminal sexual conduct: one for an incident in February and one for an incident late last month.
Police are following all leads to find the man suspected of killing a respected attorney at an Arden Hills gas station. Ty Hoffman is the man police want to find. Friends say he is the ex-boyfriend of the victim, Kelly Phillips.
Multiple police agencies surrounded a pair of hangers at a metro airport Tuesday afternoon after receiving information about a suspect in the murder of a Minneapolis executive. Blaine Police say they received a tip at about 12:37 p.m. that 44-year-old Ty Hoffman may be at the Anoka County Airport.
Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship. Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.
Kenny Perry’s timing was perfect. Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship.
Saturday marked a once in a lifetime experience for some of golfs biggest fans at The Players Club in Blaine, Minn. Legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player made a rare appearance together at the 3M Championship.
Once again the greats of professional golf are teeing it up in the annual 3M Championship at the TPC in Blaine. Celebrating its 22 year in the Twin Cities, the tournament will draw huge crowds to both its tournament play and team competition featuring golf legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
The Minnesota Department of Health says two more cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed in the state. The department said Thursday it has been able to interview 14 of the 15 cases. Through the interviews, investigators confirmed that 12 of the ill people ate at an Applebee’s restaurant in Minnesota between June 23 and June 29.
Police in the north Twin Cities metro are investigating after a body was found in a mobile home park. Authorities were called to the 11000 block of 3rd Street in Blaine Sunday morning after a body was discovered at about 8:20 a.m.
Jack Nicklaus will hit the links in Minnesota this summer. The sport’s all-time leader with 18 titles in the four major golf tournaments, Nicklaus will take part in the Greats of Golf Challenge.
A would-be thief who picked the wrong woman to mess with is in jail. Blaine Police say he tried to snatch Kathy George’s purse outside a Cub Foods on Tuesday. She is still shaken after the tussle. “It felt uncomfortable from the start,” George said.
Recent rains are causing problems throughout the Twin Cities. Groundwater levels are very high right now. The soft land is leading to small landslides in backyards. Tim Cowedry, a groundwater geologist with the U.S. Geographical Survey, says water is in great supply – but it’s not just the water you can see.
A Minnesota woman is free after being held captive in Louisiana for two years. Authorities say she had recently made the transition from male to female, and was forced to do hard labor and sexual acts.
Police are investigating after a body was found inside a vehicle in a parking lot in Blaine early Sunday morning. Blaine Police were called to the Lowe’s store parking lot on the 11000 block of Ulysses St. NE around 7 a.m. on a report of a body found.