Police: No Injuries In Hopkins Train Vs. Car CrashTwo drivers were unscathed after an accident involving a train in Hopkins Tuesday afternoon. Hopkins police say that accident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Excelsior Boulevard and Jackson Avenue.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsWe have four huge match-ups on Friday across the state in basketball and hockey, and virtually all are top-10 teams squaring off. A big win can give a team momentum heading into the playoffs, and while nobody likes to lose, it can serve as a gauge for where your team needs to get better.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top Basketball Match-UpsIt's a big weekend for many high school basketball teams as conference races around the Twin Cities are heating up. There are some big games Friday night with conference implications featuring highly-ranked teams facing each other across the Twin Cities both in boys and girls basketball.
Basketball Helps Reinvigorate Struggling North Minneapolis HighA huge high school basketball matchup Tuesday night was about more than just the game -- the top-ranked North High School Polars faced the top-ranked Hopkins Royals.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsIt might be early January and our winter weather is finally turning frigid after a mild start, but conference races in the winter high school sports are starting to heat up and take shape.
Program Brings Musical Instruments To Kids Who Can't Afford ThemMore musical instruments are getting into the hands of eager young musicians thanks to a new donation program.
Opponents Of SWLRT Tie Ribbons To Trees In Proposed Route's PathCritics of the proposed Southwest Light Rail line are trying something new in their attempts to stop the project. On Saturday they tied green ribbons on trees that they say would be taken out to make way for the tracks along the Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis.
Prep Blog: Section Finals, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's section championship weekend in high school football. Across the state Friday and Saturday, state tournament bids are on the line as teams battle to become one of the eight left battling for a championship among the seven classes in the state.
Tap Talk: LTD BrewingWe're told from a young age that the ideal we should strive towards is a successful career that is as stimulating as it is profitable. It's this idea that motivates many people as they make their way through their careers. But it's also this same idea that motivates others to leave their jobs, create brand new businesses and live their 'American Dream.'
Hopkins Prep Star Amir Coffey Commits To GophersThe Gophers got their biggest local recruit in about a decade on Monday, as Hopkins star guard Amir Coffey announced he will accept a scholarship to Minnesota and play for the Gophers next year. Coffey is the top rated player in Minnesota's high school senior class and is a consensus top-50 player nationally.
Upcoming Construction Project To Close Parts Of Hwy. 169 For 1 YearAfter a summer of frustrating road closures, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced part of Highway 169 will be closed for up to a year! A stretch of Hwy. 169 in Hopkins, Minnetonka and part of Edina will close in fall of 2016 to the fall of 2017. Lanes in both directions will be closed for the whole year.
Violinist May Never Get Car Back After Unknowingly Lending It To Drunk DriverTrying to do a favor for someone may have cost a Hopkins woman her car. Gayle Thomas is an accomplished violinist, but her daily routine has hit a sour note. She thought she was doing a good thing last month by letting her friend's boyfriend borrow her car.