Outdoor Curling Club Creates Bond Among Lake NeighborsIn Minnesota, hockey rinks on ponds and lakes are common. But one family looked at the ice on their lake and decided to create something that's easy for everyone to play.
New Chaska Curling Center Buzzing As Game Grows In PopularityIt's a Sunday afternoon and Jeff Isaacson is in his element. Not just because he's teaching, but because this is his classroom: The gleaming new Chaska Curling Center, a $26 million complex complete with its own restaurant, is practically so shiny you could see your reflection.
Hundreds Of Curlers Battle In 'The Big Spiel'A curling tournament featuring 96 teams will glide across the Twin Cities this weekend. About 400 curlers will take to the ice in hopes of becoming "The Big Spiel" champions.
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Curling? It's Kind Of A 'Big Spiel'The oldest curling club in the nation is hosting one of the biggest tournaments of the year. It's called the "Big Spiel," and games are being played at the St. Paul Curling Club, along with clubs in Frogtown and Four Seasons in Blaine.
Minn. Curler Prepares For Third Olympic GamesOn another chilly morning in Duluth, as the clouds roll in and the city wakes up, John Shuster is hoping his 8-month-old son Luke is ready for some sleep. "Every day ... I toss him in the car seat and head down to the (curling) club," Shuster said. "And hope he has a long nap." That's when the stay-at-home dad walks into his second home. His sanctuary.
Learning The Basics With The St. Paul Curling ClubAll this week, we're embracing the cold and having some winter fun. One sport that's been growing in popularity in recent years and is being played by more and more groups is the Olympic sport called curling. You may be familiar with it because of the flamboyance of the Norwegian team's unique pants.
Curlers Rock Fargo For Shot At 2014 Olympic GamesThe leader of the only U.S. team to win an Olympic curling medal has spent the last several days playing before a mostly empty arena in North Dakota. Pete Fenson doesn't mind. He still remembers the parade in Bemidji, Minn., that had residents waving brooms and American flags in 2006.
Year-Round Curling Club Rinkside Opens In Blaine The owner of Gabe's Rinkside Bar and Grill says curling is becoming a sport that’s surging in popularity, and that’s why his new bar in Blaine is ahead of the times.
Beyond Bounds: USA's Junior Curling Champs Are Minnesotan-LedMiranda Solem has been missing a lot of school lately. First, there was the week when the 21-year-old's curling team won the Junior National Championship (for ages 21 and under) earlier this month in Wayland, Mass.
Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes - Part 2Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes. On Friday, WCCO-TV's Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their fun in Detroit Lakes, which is celebrating Polar Fest this weekend.
Finding Minnesota: Curling Taking Off In BlaineIt's a winter sport that's been around more than 500 years, played by gliding a heavy stone down a sheet of ice.