A 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.
Fans 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.
Following 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.
Police in western Wisconsin say a Hudson Golf Course employee from Minnesota suffered severe head injuries when a 55-gallon drum exploded.
The 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.
It is now official. The 2011 golf season is underway in Minnesota.