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Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-Ups

Conference play is just a different animal in sports, no matter what level we’re talking about. But especially in high school, more and more conferences seem to balance out in Minnesota every year.

01/31/2013

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Police Looking For Man In Credit Card Fraud Case

Authorities are looking for a man they believed stole a credit and used it to make purchases at several Twin Cities stores, including the Best Buy in Richfield.

01/03/2013

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Best Buy Shares Fall On Schulze Bid Extension

Best Buy shares fell on Friday after the struggling electronics retailer said it extended the window for co-founder Richard Schulze to make a buyout bid until after the holiday season.

12/14/2012

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Can Richard Schulze Save Best Buy?

The founder of Best Buy reportedly is close to making a formal offer of $5 to $6 billion for the Richfield-based electronics retailer.

12/13/2012

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Richfield Girl, 6, In Critical Condition After Near Drowning

A 6-year-old girl is in the hospital after a near drowning in Richfield Sunday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.

12/09/2012

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Waiting In Line For Black Friday An ‘Adventure’?

Joe Geary has been camping out for Black Friday for 15 years.

11/21/2012

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Believe It Or Not: Black Friday Shoppers Already Lining Up

People are already lining up for holiday shopping deals. Yes, already. At the Best Buy store in Richfield, two tents are up and two anxious shoppers are waiting it out.

11/20/2012

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Meet Slimy Friends On Salamander Sunday

If your kids like slimy salamanders, they have a place to check them out on Sunday. Salamander Sundays runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield.

11/10/2012

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Youth Football Numbers Fall As Concussion Fears Rise

Concussions and head injures have become such a concern for some parents that they are encouraging their kids not to try out for football.

10/08/2012

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Officers Identified In Richfield Police-Involved Fatal Shooting

The three officers involved in last Friday’s fatal shooting have been identified.

10/08/2012

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Man Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The man shot and killed by police, after an incident in Richfield, has been identified.

10/07/2012

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Boater Dies After Being Rescued From Lake Fort Snelling

A Richfield man died Friday after the canoe he was in capsized while he and another man were fishing on Lake Fort Snelling, authorities said.

10/05/2012

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Richfield Officer Kills Knife-Wielding Man

A Richfield police officer shot and killed a man who investigators say was wielding a knife Friday morning.

10/05/2012

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Neighbors Shocked, Saddened After Officer Kills Young Man

Mickey Anderson lives right across the street from the home where a man was shot and killed by police.
“Never heard anything bad about Jeff,” Anderson said.

10/05/2012

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5 Arrested After Shots Fired In Richfield

Five people were arrested on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis after shots were fired in Richfield on Monday, police said.

09/10/2012

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Firefighters Credit Animal Saving Skills To BART

It’s a rescue video that may make you look twice: Richfield firefighters working to resuscitate a dog that escaped a burning home. Sadly, the dog died Monday at a pet hospital. But work of the firefighters allowed the family to say goodbye. Fire crews credit a veterinarian training program for teaching them how save the lives of animals.

09/03/2012

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Fire Destroys Richfield House, Pet Killed

Smoke could be seen for 20 miles as a house in Richfield burned to the ground.

09/02/2012

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 8/31

Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the action covered for you right here. Check out the videos below.

08/31/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

The opening of the high school football season is one of the most exciting times of the year for prep athletes, but it’s also a time of great unknowns.

08/29/2012

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Patrol: Semi Driver Hit By Car, Killed In Richfield

A 51-year-old Fridley man is dead after getting hit by a car Friday evening on the southbound lane of 35W at 66th Street in Richfield, the State Patrol said.

08/24/2012

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Cops Search For Robber Who Vaulted Teller Counter, Fled With Cash

A robber vaulted a Richfield bank’s teller counter and demanded cash Friday morning, police say.

08/24/2012

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: August 11, 2012

People inside the Vikings insist they are intent on making playing baseball a part of the new football stadium. If the NHL gets salary roll backs as part of their new collective bargaining agreement, it could be big savings for Craig Leipold on Zach Praise and Ryan Suter’s contracts. Suter chartered his own plane to be part of the fundraiser for Jack Jablonski. Nice move!

08/11/2012

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Lightning Storm Leaves Metro Homes In Ruins

It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Likely To Blame For Richfield House Fire

Authorities are investigating a house fire in Richfield Tuesday morning that was likely started by lightning that hit the roof.

07/24/2012

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Charges Filed In 1998 Shooting By Richfield Restaurant

Charges have been filed in a cold case murder that left one person dead and another wounded in Richfield 14 years ago.

07/19/2012

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