If you’re in Hamel this weekend, you’re likely to hear a lot of “yee-hawin.” It’s time to put on your cowboy boots and hat and head out to the Hamel Rodeo. The Hamel Rodeo, which is in its 33rd year, is the largest rodeo in Minnesota with more than 450 cowboys and cowgirls competing.
You probably know that Minnesotans are among the national leaders in terms of theaters, golfers and boaters per capita. But did you know that Hennepin County is among the top 10 in the number of horses owned per capita?
Highway 55 is closed in both directions near Hamel after two semis collided Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
The family of a young baseball player know that dangerous accidents can happen on the diamond. During a game for Hamel, a ball ricocheted off Jake Arneson’s bat and struck him in the eye. He wasn’t wearing an optional facemask.
A fire forced a family of four out of their home in Hamel, Minn. overnight.