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Prep Blog: State Semifinals, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

It’s state semifinal week in high school football, which means it’s going to be a busy weekend over at the Metrodome.


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Prep Blog: Section Final Preview, ‘The Big 4′

It’s section championship Friday. It’s one of the best days in the year for high school football. It comes second probably only to Prep Bowl Friday, which is the day after we stuff ourselves full of turkey on Thanksgiving.


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Wayzata’s Ford Taking Advantage Of Time At RB

Wayzata came back to defend its state football title, and the Trojans star running back Mitch Underhill was lost for the season in the first game after tearing an ACL. But another star had moved into the school district, and he’s helped carry the team to another unbeaten season.


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Prep Blog: Week 8 Top Performances

We’re in the heart of October, and the regular season in high school football wrapped up Wednesday night in crisp fall weather.


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Big Prep Football Game Draws A Big Crowd At Wayzata

Two of the best teams in the state faced off Wednesday night for the Lake Conference championship. Going into the game Eden Prairie (7-0) was ranked No. 1 and defending state champion Wayzata (7-0) was ranked No. 2.


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Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

It’s the last chance to win a game before playoffs start. For many teams, winning or losing the final regular season game determines whether they’ll have a home playoff game.


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TCF Financial Shuffles Management, Names New CFO

TCF Financial Corp. on Tuesday said it is shuffling several members of its senior management to focus on four areas it says are key to deal with the new banking market.


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Prep Blog: Week 5 Top Performances

Week 5 in high school football brought us some big match-ups and some equally as big individual performances.



In Case You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 9/30

Friday night was full of high school football action, and WCCO had it covered with Week 4 of High School Sports Rally.


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Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

We’re now in the second half of the high school football season. Games are getting bigger with conference championships on the line as well as games with playoff seeding implications.


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Prep Blog: Week 3 Top Performances

It was a huge Friday night in high school football with several big match-ups, and several players and teams stepped up to the challenge.


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Prep Blog: Week 2, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s Week 2 of the high school football season, and by the time games wrap up Friday night most programs will have an idea how their season will go compared to the expectations they set when fall practices started.


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Several Fire Dept. Called For Wayzata House Fire

Firefighters from several departments are battling a house fire in Wayzata.


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Prep Blog: High School Football Is Underway

As the sun rose Monday morning, every high school in the state hit their practice fields for the first workouts of the fall season.


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Minnesota Wild Draft Mario Lucia In 2nd Round

The Minnesota Wild traded their third and fourth-round picks Saturday to the Canucks, using Vancouver’s second-round pick, No. 60 overall, to select left wing Mario Lucia of Wayzata High School.


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Franken Studies Effects Of Proposed Medicaid Cuts

U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota got some first-hand information Saturday on how cuts in Medicaid would affect the disabled.


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Best Places To Grab A Steak

Want to take your wife out for your anniversary? Looking for a special place to take your significant other for a date? Just want to get the most meat out of your dining experience? Whatever your reason, and there are plenty of them, Minneapolis and the surrounding Twin Cities area has several great spots to grab steak.


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Finding Minnesota: Wayzata’s ‘Muni’

Raising taxes is not a popular political move, but cities have to pay for their services somehow. What if they sold burgers and booze to help pave the streets and maintain the parks?



Wayzata Man Walks The Circumference Of The Earth

When a Twin Cities man sets a goal, he goes the distance, showing that taking it one step at a time is the way to accomplish a monumental feat.


Finding Minnesota: Cargill’s Cocoa

Over the weekend, you may have treated yourself to a cup of hot cocoa or maybe a brownie or a chunk of fudge.


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Woman In Icy Crash Wants To Thank Mystery Rescuers

Kathleen Hansmann is used to the 90-minute drive from her home in Wayzata to her son’s business in Richmond, where she helps out as bookkeeper.



Class 5A Championship: Wayzata 31, Rosemount 14

Mitchell Underhill scored on four long touchdown runs as Wayzata beat Rosemount 31-14 to win the Class 5A football title Friday night at the Metrodome.


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80 Firefighters Extinguish Wayzata Townhouse Fire

Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a fourplex in Wayzata.


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Best Bike Trails In The Twin Cities

Our metro area is well-known for its extensive system of scenic bike trails – perhaps the largest in the country. I haven’t ridden all of them yet, but here are my favorites so far.

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Freight Train Derails in Wayzata (with Video)

Authorities are on the scene of a train derailment in Wayzata. It happened around 10 am in the area of Lake Street and Ferndale Road, just west of downtown Wayzata.