WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best High School Gym In MinnesotaHigh schools are community hubs in many small towns. "Especially in Pierz," David Rocheleau, Pierz Healy High School activities director, said. "Our community is so supportive of our athletics and our school system. I think that's why we are successful."
Prep Blog: A Look Back At The Prep BowlTCF Bank Stadium hosted the Prep Bowl last weekend, marking the end of the 2015 high school football season in Minnesota. There were 14 teams playing for trophies over the course of two days. When it was all over, one team was celebrating and the other was devastated. Here are storylines from each match-up in the Prep Bowl.
Prep Blog: Previewing Prep Bowl XXXIVThe 14 teams that are left among seven classes this week are gearing up for Prep Bowl XXXIV. Among the state title games, there are defending champions in three of them. That means we'll have at least four new state champions when the clock hits zero at games Friday and Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (March 7)Cars, hockey, dresses and the ultimate list of quintessential dishes of Minnesota's top restaurants Here are the links to everything Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered during their action-packed packed hour.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Butcher Shop In MinnesotaIn the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
High School Sports Rally: Nov. 28, 2014The football season is over. Thanksgiving is over. Now it's time for hockey and basketball. The season is already in full swing. David McCoy reported on the featured boys' hockey game -- Roseau vs. Blaine-- while Mike Max highlighted the best plays from some non-conference hockey match-ups and girls' basketball.
5th Generation Dairy Farm A National Model For Milk ProductionA fifth generation Minnesota dairy farm is now a national model for sustainable farming. Marshik's Dairy Farm in Pierz, Minn., is award-winning for its energy efficiency. WCCO-TV's Edward Moody checked out how it's also taking dairy into the future.
HS State Muskie Tournament Nets ... 0 MuskiesConditions weren't great for the fourth-annual State High School Muskie Fishing Tournament near Randall, Minn., on Friday. In fact, no one even caught a Muskie, as 10 high school teams qualified to compete in the event.
Charges: Woman Tried To Hire Someone To Kill Ex-HusbandA 43-year-old Pierz, Minn. woman was arrested after police say she tried to hire someone to kill her ex-husband.
Prep Blog: Previewing Week 4, 'The Big 4'It feels like the high school football season just started, but we’re already at the midway point of fall. Conference titles are already on the line in some leagues, and some teams are still looking for their first win of the season.
Pierz Woman Crowned Princess Kay Of The Milky WayAn 18-year-old college student from Central Minnesota is the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way.
Pierz Math Teacher Honored For Making A DifferenceTwice a month, WCCO-TV gets to do something pretty fun -- surprise someone who's helping others. This week's winner is Kurt Stumpf, a teacher in Pierz, Minn., which is two hours north of the Twin Cities.