Amid Warm Temps, Golf Courses In Maple Plain & Oakdale ReopenIt's been a brown winter so far, but the silver lining is that things are looking green for golfers this week. Pioneer Creek Golf Course in Maple Plain announced they would be reopening at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Harrison Ford Survives Crash-Landing On Golf CourseThe doctor who helped treat Harrison Ford after his vintage plane crash-landed on a golf course says he found the actor slumped over in the cockpit but conscious. Spinal surgeon Sanjay Khurana was golfing next to Santa Monica Airport when he saw the plane "belly flop" and rushed to the fairway where it came to rest.
Moorhead Police Chase Cuts Across Golf CourseA nice round of golf in Moorhead turned into a scene from a movie on Tuesday, and the fairway turned into a crime scene. A man wanted on theft and drug charges led police on a chase through a local golf course.
Mini Golf Returns To Mpls. Sculpture Garden In 2014Fans of mini golf will be happy to hear it will return to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden next summer. The Walker Art Center plans to have a full 18-hole course designed by Minnesota artists. The museum is looking for 10 new designs, and they will accept submissions until Jan. 10. Artists will only have to submit designs, but will not be obligated to build or maintain the holes.
After Days Of Rain, Watertown, Delano Deal With FloodingFollowing the torrents of rain received over the past several days has arrived the inevitable rising of our rivers. The Crow River is among the first to get a flood warning tag from the National Weather Service, and in excess of 15 feet, it is set to crest sometime Thursday.
Minn. Worker Hurt In Explosion At Wis. Golf CoursePolice in western Wisconsin say a Hudson Golf Course employee from Minnesota suffered severe head injuries when a 55-gallon drum exploded.
Emerald Ash Borer Infestation Found At Fort Snelling CourseThe tree-killing pest – the emerald ash borer – has done serious damage to trees at a local golf course. A new case, the first in 2012, was discovered at Fort Snelling Golf Club near the airport in Hennepin County.
2011 Golf Season Underway In MinnesotaIt is now official. The 2011 golf season is underway in Minnesota.