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St. Paul’s Packed With Winter Carnival Events This Weekend

From ice carvings to Crashed Ice and icy-cold beer, winter fun is in full swing this weekend in St. Paul. And even better, most events are free. Red Bull’s Crashed Ice has skated into town for the fourth-consecutive year. As many 100,000 people will pack into the hillside in front of the Cathedral of St. Paul.

01/23/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 1-23-15 The Morning News-DAVE LEE

A Friday fun day on the WCCO Morning News-Click the link above to listen.

01/23/2015

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WCCO Gets A Behind The Scenes Look At Red Bull Crashed Ice

With the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.

01/23/2015

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Mayor Coleman Wipes Out On Red Bull Crashed Ice Course

It’s going to be a busy weekend in St. Paul, highlighted by the Red Bull Crashed Ice Skating Championships. The course is ready and the event starts Thursday, but Mayor Chris Coleman took his turn on the course Wednesday morning.

01/21/2015

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Large Crowds Expected In St. Paul Saturday For Several Events

If you’re going to be in St. Paul Saturday, you might want to plan ahead as it’s expected to be one of the busiest weekends of the year in the city.

01/20/2015

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Ice Cross Athletes Kick Off Season At Afton Alps

The first Ice Cross downhill event of the season kicks off this weekend at the Riders Cup at Afton Alps, with a track built by the athletes, for the athletes.

01/15/2015

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Workers Brave Brutal Cold To Build Crashed Ice Course

Long before the competitors race down the icy track of the Red Bull Crashed Ice race course, the work to get there is less exciting. Building the quarter-mile track is a time consuming, 24-day process. Add in subzero temperatures and it’s not a cushy construction job.

01/05/2015

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Permanent ‘Crashed Ice’ Course Opens Near Duluth

When Red Bull Crashed Ice was held in St. Paul last weekend, 120,000 people showed up to watch. It’s evidence that the new sport is increasing in popularity. Three Minnesotans – two of them pros on the world tour – have made not only a Crashed Ice course, but they’ve made history. The first permanent Crashed Ice course in North America opened Saturday at Mont du Lac, nestled along the Minnesota/Wisconsin border just south of Duluth.

03/01/2014

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2-26-14 Chris Coleman On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

What will the Mayor do while he is hosting the President? Click the above link to find out!

02/26/2014

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Professional Thrill Seeker Devoted To ‘Crashed Ice’

Crashed Ice is expected to attract more than a 100,000 people to St. Paul this weekend for one of the most extreme sports on earth. So it’d be a good idea to introduce you to one of the most extreme people on earth. If you want to take a wild ride, just ask Reed Whiting what he does for a living.

02/21/2014

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Mayor Coleman Takes On Crashed Ice Course

The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship is making its return to St. Paul. The treacherous course is once again set up by the Cathedral.

02/19/2014

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‘Red Bull Crashed Ice’ Inspires Extreme Home Courses

The Red Bull Crashed Ice track is going up right now in St. Paul. The frozen course sends racers up to 40 miles per hour down a twisted frozen course. The races are on Feb. 22, but before the event, some local folks have been inspired to try it at home. Cole Meyer iced over a giant hill at his parent’s house in Buffalo to re-create the course.

02/08/2014

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Home-Made Crashed Ice Course In Minneapolis

Three weeks from tonight, dozens of daredevils on skates return to St. Paul. They’ll be racing down icy slopes and around sharp turns near the Cathedral.

01/30/2014

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Red Bull Crashed Ice To Return To St. Paul

St. Paul will once again be transformed into a man-made ice track as the Red Bull Crashed Ice prepares for a return visit to the state’s capital.

10/23/2013

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Thousands To Hit St. Paul For Red Bull Crashed Ice

It was so cold Thursday that officials had to delay the start of time trials at the Red Bull Crashed Ice Championships in St. Paul, but tens of thousands of spectators are expected at the event with a full slate on Friday.

01/25/2013

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Thursday Whittles 100 US Crashed Ice Entrants Down To 32

Even St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman can’t get enough Crashed Ice – he took to the course on Thursday.

01/24/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

The St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice highlight this week’s Working for the Weekend.

01/24/2013

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‘I Hope To Survive’: Local Man Attempting Crashed Ice

Ted Cheesebrough is a corporate lawyer by day, an assistant hockey coach by night. He’s a thrill seeker by nature.

01/23/2013

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Crashed Ice, Winter Carnival, Wild Provide Big Boost To St. Paul

Three huge events — the return of the Minnesota Wild, the St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice — will give the city an economic shot in the arm. It’s a boost badly needed after three long months without hockey.

01/22/2013

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Excelsior Entrepreneur Helps Hockey Players Check Sweating

With all the hockey and skating going on in the Twin Cities, there’s a whole lot of sweating going on. And we all know how uncomfortable that can be.

01/19/2013

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400 Athletes Brave Red Bull Crashed Ice Tryouts

It’s one of the most hardcore and craziest winter sports out there – Red Bull’s Crashed Ice.

01/06/2013

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Tryout Sunday To Qualify For Red Bull Crashed Ice

Interested in fighting off opponents while skating 40 mph downhill on an ice-coated race track outside the Cathedral in St. Paul?

01/04/2013

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St. Paul Residents Brace Themselves For Red Bull Crashed Ice

Red Bull is now accepting applications to compete in next year’s Red Bull Crashed Ice Championship in St. Paul. In January, the event brought tens of thousands of spectators to the St. Paul area. Some neighbors complained of property damage caused by the crowd.

11/17/2012

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‘Red Bull Crashed Ice’ Big Help For St. Paul’s Economy

For the second year in a row, the Red Bull “Crashed Ice” World Championship will be held in St. Paul. It’ll be a welcomed sight for the city’s economy.

11/14/2012

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Red Bull Crashed Ice Returns To St. Paul

The Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships will return to St. Paul from Jan. 24-26, 2013 as one of five stops around the world.

11/01/2012