The Vikings aren’t the only ones affected by the closing of the Metrodome. The Rollerblade Rollerdome has welcomed more than 850,000 in-line skaters since 1990. Saturday was its 24th and final season opener. In the video above, WCCO photojournalist David Porter shows us the fans who are savoring some of their final spins around the stadium.
Love can last a life time, and Coon Rapids residents Will and Eleanor Swanson are living proof. They met in kindergarten back in the 20s, which is when Eleanor said her crush started. Saturday, they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.
One of the highlight’s of Minneapolis’ Aquatennial is what’s known as the Most Amazing Race, and WCCO-TV’s Jamie Yuccas and Matt Brickman stepped up to the challenge.