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Best Places To Sunbathe In Minnesota

Check out any one of these six select metro area places to kick back and enjoy the rays.

06/28/2014

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Hockey Day Celebrated Across Minnesota

The all-day celebration of Minnesota’s official sport is underway across the State of Hockey on Saturday. Outdoor hockey is at its finest at picturesque Handke Pit in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz says it’s a special venue with a lot of history. “You know, it’s kind of a rebirth of how the sport was born. It’s just a unique type of thing,” Dietz said.

01/18/2014

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Nokomis Hosts 9th Year Of U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

A siren wails on a frozen Lake Nokomis, signaling the half-way point in a fast-paced game. Blue skies and bright sun greet nearly 2,000 pond hockey faithful. Over the next few days, they will play like they did as kids. According to tournament’s co-commissioner Justin Kaufenberg, the competition is fast and, at times, furious on the lake’s 25 rinks.

01/17/2014

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Hundreds Make Strides Against Breast Cancer In Mpls.

On a cloudy Saturday, women, men and children walked around Lake Nokomis to raise money and awareness of breast cancer as part of the Making Strides event. Many of the participants walking are survivors of the disease.

10/12/2013

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US Pond Hockey Registration Opens Wednesday

Registration opens Wednesday for the 2014 U.S. Pond Hockey Championships in Minneapolis. Players can start registering their teams at 10 a.m. Central time on the USPHC website.

09/11/2013

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Family Searches For Pit Bull Owner After Attack On Son

Seven-year-old Riley Gallagher was cheering on racers crossing the finish line at the YWCA Women’s Triathlon Sunday at Lake Nokomis, when the fun ended in an instant. At first, Riley’s mother, Helen Gallagher, thought her son was just excited. “I heard screaming and he lives with Asperger’s, and I turned around because I thought maybe he was having a meltdown,” Helen said. “And then he’s like, ‘That dog bit me,’” Helen said.

08/19/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Sandcastle

Don’t worry about the sound of the airplane noise, it’s the view of Lake Nokomis that makes Sandcastle such a great place to spend time and have some delicious food.

08/03/2013

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MPRB: Wood Chips Of Storm-Felled Trees Available To City Residents

Are you a city resident in need of wood chips for a landscaping project? If so, you’re in luck.

07/10/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad In Minnesota

Enjoying time with dad should not be reserved for just Father’s Day. Bring a smile to good ol’ dad’s face with a special summer outing in and around the Twin Cities.

06/14/2013

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High Winds Cause Evacuation Of Warming Tent At Pond Hockey Tournament

The warming tent at the 8th annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis was evacuated late Saturday afternoon due to high winds.

01/19/2013

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Pond Hockey Tournament Begins on Lake Nokomis

Hockey players dream of winter days with bright blue skies, crisp temperatures and a frozen pond to skate on.

01/18/2013

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All Systems Go For US Pond Hockey Championships

The eighth-annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships begins this weekend, and the player with most unpredictable moves ever year is the weather.

01/17/2013

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Preps Begin For U.S. Pond Hockey Championships

The U.S. Pond Hockey Championship was nearly cancelled last year. Unseasonably mild weather created thin, weak ice.

01/09/2013

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Work To Start On U.S. Pond Hockey Tent, Rinks

The site of the eighth annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships is about to start taking shape in Minneapolis.

01/09/2013

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Body Found In Lake Nokomis ID’d

The body found that was found in Lake Nokomis on Oct. 23 has been identified as Bradley Lindemann of south Minneapolis, the medical examiner says.

10/27/2012

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