Little League

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Little League Field In Minnesota

There are movies made about stories like that of Russ and Ann Mann’s. “I really wanted to build something that nobody else had,” Russ said. There are two little league baseball fields, nestled in Isanti County, built from the sheer drive of two salt-of-the-earth people.

06/11/2015

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Volunteers Gather To Clean Up Brooklyn Center Little League Park

Volunteers are helping clean up piles of garbage in Brooklyn Center so little league teams can play ball on the diamond nearby. Someone had been dumping tons of debris at Thurs Park, and the little league was worried it might have to pay thousands to get it out of there.

06/07/2015

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Athens Man Creates A ‘Field of Dreams’ For Community

In the small town of Athens, Minn., Russ Mann decided the Little League programs needed a nicer field to play on.
His dream became a “Fields of Dreams,” and has made quite a difference for the spirit of a community. A cell tower provided Athens with a $36,000 piece in seed money for the baseball field. But with more funds needed, Mann and his associates started getting creative, tapping into a momentum that became contagious in the town. The buzz for a baseball field was on.

07/20/2013

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Police: Vandals Make Mess Of Brooklyn Center Little League Buildings

Vandals hit at the heart of a Brooklyn Center Little League field Monday night, creating a couple thousand dollars in damage and a mess that will take days to clean up. Police said the incident took place at the facilities on the 6000 block of Vincent Avenue.

07/16/2013

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Charges: Duluth Little League Coach Sexually Assaulted Player

A Duluth man is accused of sexually assaulting a boy on his Little League baseball team, including photographing the two of them together naked. Peter Jay Olson, 47, is charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of possessing pictorial presentation of minors, and one count of use of a minor in a sexual performance.

06/28/2013

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Man Who Solicited Little League Players Sentenced

A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to four months in the workhouse after pleading guilty to soliciting Little League baseball players through Facebook.

11/16/2012

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Mpls Man Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Boys Via Facebook

Michael Francis Hamer pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of soliciting children to engage in sexual conduct.

09/18/2012

8/26/10 John Hines with Plymouth Little Leaguers

John Hines (in for Michele) was joined out at the Fair by the Plymouth/New Hope Little Leaguers fresh back from their trip to the World Series at Williamsport, PA!

08/26/2010

John Williams 8-20-10

Hot Republican Not Democrat women ad Roger Clemens maintains he was not cheating The coach of the New Hope Plymouth Little League team The Diels got their wheelchair back

08/20/2010

Up Next: Little League World Series

The Plymouth-New Hope Little League baseball team left the Twin Cities this morning for Williamsport, Pennsylvania, where the team will compete in the Little League World Series. Plymouth-New Hope is one of eight U.S. teams […]

08/17/2010

7/31/10 Mauer Cup

Steve Thomson, Eric Nelson and John Hines were live from Plymouth and the 1st ever Little League Championship game of the Mauer Cup! Hour 1 Hour 2 Hour 3

08/02/2010