All week long WCCO This Morning team is bringing you workouts to try as we countdown to 2015. On Monday, Ali Lucia tried a barre class. Tuesday we brought cycling in-studio. On Wednesday morning the crew talked CrossFit.
In this week’s Guest Pass, Matt Brickman takes us to Alpine Farms in Medina, where they teach horses and riders to run, jump and an Olympic sport called dressage.
Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Medina man after they say he attacked a sheriff’s deputy with a machete. Donald Nichols was charged Tuesday with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.
A 23-year-old man faces serious charges after he allegedly tried to attack a Hennepin County deputy with a machete while wearing body armor and a helmet.
One man was shot and a police officer was injured at a Medina Motel Thursday afternoon. According to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. at the Ling-Inn Motel on the 2300 block of Highway 55. Medina Police received a call about a suicidal man at the motel. When they arrived, they encountered a man who had a knife.
Officials with Polaris Industries, Inc., said Friday they’re adding 100 jobs as part of a $20 million expansion project in Plymouth. The Medina-based company, which makes off-road vehicles, ATVs and snowmobiles among other vehicles, is purchasing an existing 120,000 square foot building and will renovate it.
A Minnesota Timberwolves player has been arrested for a second time in less than a week. Early Sunday afternoon, Dante Cunningham, 26, was arrested by Medina Police on suspicion of terrorist threats.
Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham faces a felony-level charge for allegedly choking the woman he’d been living with for more than half a year.
Just hours after the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night at Target Center, a member of the team found himself in legal trouble. According to Hennepin County Jail records, forward Dante Cunningham was jailed at about 6:14 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of domestic assault.
One of the two men charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the Twin Cities and stuffing him in a trunk last September has pleaded guilty. Ronald Jackson, 29, of Richfield, will seek probation in the case, but prosecutors are aiming for a 57-month prison sentence.
The nadir of Brett Draxler’s golf career arrived Sept. 8, 2013. The junior scored an 87 while on St. John’s second team — he’s well aware weekend warriors can replicate such a round. “It was terrible… the worst round I’ve shot,” he conceded.
Two men have been charged with kidnapping a Verizon Wireless retail store manager in the west Twin Cities metro Wednesday night. According to the criminal complaints, William Charles Graham, 30, and Ronald Jermaine Jackson, 29, were both involved in the Wednesday night incident in Loretto.
Authorities say two men are in custody after they apparently kidnapped another man in the west Twin Cities metro Wednesday night. Police said the incident happened late Wednesday night in Medina near the area of Highway 55 and Pioneer Trail.
About 120 horses from around the region are expected to be in Medina this weekend for the Alpine Farms Equestrian Fest. There are many ways and reasons to ride a horse, and riding is a sport for all ages.
Highway 55 is closed in both directions near Hamel after two semis collided Tuesday morning, according to authorities.