Several Major Roads Closed In North, West MetroA heads up to drivers in the west metro! Parts of Interstate 494 and Highway 100 will be closed this weekend. I-494 will be closed between Interstate 394 and Interstate 694 beginning Friday night.
Best Indoor Pools In MinnesotaNo need to wait for warmer weather to take a swim in these top indoor pools in Minnesota.
Surf's Up On Maple Grove Lake Despite Frigid WaterBrian Thron and his friends sent WCCO video of themselves wake surfing in Eagle Lake near Maple Grove this weekend.
Mosquito Control Targets Cattails On Frozen MarshesYou would not expect to see mosquito control crews out and about while there is still snow and ice on the ground -- but they are. Crews from the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District started treating 100 acres of marshes last week.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsIt's officially state tournament time on the Minnesota high school sports landscape. Champions were crowned last week in the State Dance Competition, and this week, girls hockey takes center stage at Xcel Energy Center.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsDon't look now, but we are already in state tournament time for the winter sports seasons. The State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships were held this week at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik. This weekend, dancers take center stage at Target Center for the annual High-Kick and Jazz competitions among the top programs in the state.
Best Places For Dress Shoes In MinnesotaFinish your outfit with flair by selecting the best in footwear.
Several Old Country Buffet Restaurants Shutter In Minn., Across U.S. The company that owns Old Country Buffet said Thursday that it’s shuttered 74 underperforming restaurants across the nation.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsThere is nothing better than the postseason when it comes to high school sports. For many programs, it's about proving the resume that was built over the course of the regular season. This week, we feature two hockey playoff games and top match-ups in boys hockey and boys basketball.
Maple Grove's Davison Leads On Court, GridironSit with Brad Davison and you are sitting with a well-dressed, polite, straight-A high school student.But that is just part of his resume. On Friday nights in the fall, he is the quarterback for the Maple Grove Crimson -- and he is a good one.
Police: Vehicle Crashes Into Maple Grove SuperTarget StoreA vehicle crashed into the Maple Grove North SuperTarget store early Saturday morning. Police say the crash happened just before 5 a.m. at the store on the 15300 block of Grove Circle North.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsWe're getting a break, albeit brief, from the subzero temperatures that become the norm with winter in Minnesota. But just as the bitter cold returns to Minnesota, things will be heating up inside gyms and hockey arenas this weekend as several top teams are facing each other.

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