Tap Talk: OMNI Brewing CompanyWith such a deep-seated rivalry it's hard to believe fans of the Badgers and Gophers could put aside their differences long enough to agree on anything to do with the game, even down to the choice of beer. But that's exactly what happened with Justin Walsh and Zack Ward.
Prep Blog: State Semifinals, Previewing 'The Big 4'We're less than two weeks away from determining state champions in high school football, and we know this much: There will be a new winner in Class 6A. It's now state semifinal week in high school football. The winners advance to the Prep Bowl for the right to play for a state championship. In the state's seven classes, there is a chance for a repeat state champion in four of them.
Prep Blog: State Quarterfinals, Previewing 'The Big 4'You know we're in the heart of the fall season when it's the end of October and we've already seen our first snow fall. It wasn't significant Wednesday, but at least a few flakes fell around most of the state. Between that and the state football tournament taking shape, it's a great time of the year to be a prep sports fan.
Police Seek Suspect In Maple Grove Auto TheftsThe Maple Grove Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in a series of recent car thefts. Authorities have received several reports of car thefts at an apartment complex on the 8200 block of Main Street.
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.
10 Years After Vandalism, Hindu Temple Builds 'Garden For Peace'Ten years after vandals desecrated Hindu sculptures, a community is coming together to commemorate that day. The Hindu Temple in Maple Grove broke ground for the Garden for Peace & Reflection.
Prep Blog: Section Playoffs, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's mid-October, the air is crisp and it's time to win or go home on the Minnesota high school football season. The prep football playoffs actually got started with several games Tuesday and Wednesday night. Those games helped set up what should be an exciting Friday and Saturday of high school football.
In Wake Of Recent Death, Dad Recalls Close Call With Carbon MonoxideThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a second-grader who died of carbon monoxide poisoning while boating.
WCCO Radio Rally: October 9thIt's Rivalry week and there are some big games Friday night. Here's the Radio Rally Power Poll and Key Games for Week 8!
Amazon Rolls Out Prime Now One-Hour Delivery In The Twin CitiesInternet retailer Amazon.com announced Thursday that it’s expanding its Prime Now one-hour delivery service to the Twin Cities.
Maple Grove Boys Hockey Coach Resigns After DWI ChargesThe varsity boys hockey coach at Maple Grove High School has resigned after being charged with drunken driving in a boat incident involving several minors.
UPS, UnitedHealth Plan To Hire Thousands In Coming MonthsGood news for Twin Cities job seekers -- two major companies plan to hire thousands of workers over the next several months.