December Heat Delays Opening Of Some Ice RinksThe city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.
Minnesota Participates In 4th Annual 'Try Hockey For Free Day'It's a big day of hockey around the state. For the fourth year, Minnesota Hockey is participating in Try Hockey For Free Day. The event is designed to welcome kids ages 4 to 9 to lace up the skates and give hockey a try.
If You Build A $20K Ice Rink On A Farm, They Will ComeNear the town of Carlos, you'll find frozen farmland as far as the eye can see. But on Pat Waldorf's farm, things are starting to heat up. "Needed a place to skate other than the rink in town. Needed a little more ice time, so we thought 'Why not get some buddies together and build our own rink?'" Waldorf said. Using a "if you build it, they will come" mentality, Waldorf decided to build a hockey rink in the middle of a farm.
Parade Ice Garden In Need Of A $10 Million UpgradeHockey players, figure skaters and those just looking to hit the ice have relied on Parade Ice Garden since the 1970s.
Minn. Man's Backyard Ice Rink Better Every YearThere's a guy in Circle Pines watching the weather very closely. He's the supervisor of the biggest indoor ice-skating complex in the country.