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Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s 6A State Football Field

It’s a new year in Minnesota high school football with scheduling. Conferences are gone, and now schedules are done regionally. It’s a combined effort to keep games competitive but at the same time, limit traveling expenses for schools. So instead of previewing districts this year, here is a look at how Class 6A could shake out based on last year’s state tournament teams.

07/31/2015

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US Fish & Wildlife Service Investigating Killing Of Cecil The Lion

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the agency is investigating the killing of Cecil the Lion, saying it will “go where facts lead.”

07/30/2015

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PETA: If Palmer Poached Cecil The Lion, He Should Be ‘Hanged’

The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) says that if a Minnesota hunter did indeed illegally kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, he should be “extradited, charged, and, preferably, hanged.”

07/29/2015

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Vikings Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

If you’re not a Minnesota Vikings season-ticket holder and you’re hoping to get to a game this season, Tuesday morning will be your first opportunity. The Vikings announced that single-game tickets for the 2015 regular season will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

07/13/2015

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After Big Cuts, Met Council Approves SWLRT Plans

After years of controversy, plans to extend the light rail from Minneapolis to Eden Prairie are moving forward. But that means some big cuts to the original plan.

07/09/2015

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Victim In Cass Lake Boating Accident Was A Swim Coach

Family and friends are mourning the loss of an Eden Prairie woman who died in a Fourth of July boating accident.

07/06/2015

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Crews Battle Eden Prairie House Fire

Everyone is OK after a house fire in Eden Prairie early Saturday morning. Officials say the fire call came in around midnight on the 10000 block of Laurel Drive.

07/04/2015

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Financial Adviser Gets 25 Years In $13M Fraud

A Minnesota investment adviser has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for defrauding investors of millions of dollars. Forty-two-year-old Sean Meadows of Eden Prairie was sentenced Friday in federal court in St. Paul. Prosecutors say Meadows used his financial planning and asset management firm, Meadows Financial Group.

06/27/2015

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Eden Prairie Police Deliver Baby Outside Mother’s Home

Two Eden Prairie police officers had to take matters into their own hands on Saturday after a woman went into labor at her residence. The two officers were working on patrol Saturday morning when a medical emergency was dispatched not far from their location.

06/25/2015

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Police ID Eden Prairie Officer Involved In Shooting

Authorities have identified an Eden Prairie police officer who accidentally shot at a suspect on Saturday after a short pursuit. The suspect, a 21-year-old Bloomington man, was charged Tuesday and is accused of fleeing police on his motorcycle.

06/24/2015

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Former Standout North Dakota Linebacker Dies In Thailand

A captain of the University of North Dakota’s 2001 national championship football team has died from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash in Thailand, where he was teaching. UND announced the death of former linebacker Travis O’Neel on Tuesday.

06/24/2015

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Police Seek Suspect In Eden Prairie Bank Robbery

Authorities in the west Twin Cities metro are looking for a suspect after a bank robbery took place at a TCF Bank Tuesday morning. Eden Prairie police responded to a report of a robbery at about 11 a.m. at the TCF Bank inside the Cub Foods at 8015 Den Road.

06/23/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police Charged

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has charged a 21-year-old Bloomington man accused of fleeing police in his motorcycle over the weekend.

06/23/2015

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Man Shot After Fleeing Eden Prairie Police ID’d

Officials have identified the man who was shot Saturday after fleeing from Eden Prairie police on a motorcycle.

06/21/2015

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Balloons Fill Eden Prairie Streets In Honor Of Teen Who Died After Oral Surgery

Eden Prairie families filled streets with blue balloons this weekend in a show of support for the family of Sydney Galleger. Galleger was a 17-year-old junior Lacrosse player at Eden Prairie High School who passed away last week following complications of oral surgery.

06/20/2015

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Sheriff: Man Injured In Police Shooting In Eden Prairie

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says a motorcyclist who fled Eden Prairie police was injured when an officer’s weapon discharged Saturday morning. Police were in a brief pursuit with a man at about 3 a.m., which ended at Eden Prairie Road and North Lund Road.

06/20/2015

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Vikings Release DB Taylor Mays

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that they have released defensive back Taylor Mays. Mays was entering his sixth NFL season and had previously played for three seasons under coach Mike Zimmer with the Cincinnati Bengals.

06/16/2015

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Eden Prairie Teen Dies After Complications During Wisdom Teeth Surgery

The parents of 17-year-old Sydney Galleger shared on her CaringBridge website each step of her battle. She went in to get her wisdom teeth out Tuesday, and that’s when she went into cardiac arrest.

06/15/2015

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Eden Prairie Girl Sells Lemonade For Cancer Research

Chloe Russo has been selling lemonade at her stand in Eden Prairie for five years. All of the money she makes from the stand supports childhood cancer research.

06/14/2015

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Committee Looking To Cut Last Two Stations From Proposed Green Line Extension

The Metropolitan Council announced Tuesday that its partners are considering cutting the last two stops on the projected Southwest Light Rail Line in order to keep the Green Line extension connecting Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis on budget.

06/09/2015

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Rudolph Aiming, Again, For Productive Year With Vikings

Kyle Rudolph’s main goal on the field is to get open. The Minnesota Vikings tight end has already been covered more than ever this year. With a huge tattoo, that is: He has added a colorful tribute to his family, blanketing his left arm.

06/04/2015

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Met Council Struggles To Make $341M In SW Light Rail Project Cuts

The Metropolitan Council has to cut millions of dollars from the Southwest Light Rail project. The Green Line extension will run from Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis. The Southwest LRT Corridor Management Committee met Wednesday morning to go over potential cost-saving options.

06/03/2015

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Report: Vikings May Move Winter Park To Chanhassen

One of the most recognizable buildings in Eden Prairie is the big Viking ship that sits outside the Minnesota Vikings’ training facilities. But it may be moving!

05/29/2015

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Good Questions: Prom, Birds & The HOV Lane

Every Friday, Heather Brown tackles some of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, she’ll tell you how “prom” got its name, where birds go in rainstorms, and how police enforce the HOV lane on the highway.

05/22/2015

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Crews Ready Fort Snelling For Major Memorial Day Event

Minnesota’s largest Memorial Day observance is at Fort Snelling on Monday. The national cemetery draws thousands for its yearly service, and a lot of work goes into getting Fort Snelling ready.

05/22/2015

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