Local Ice Rinks Must Spend Big To Meet New Safety StandardsMinnesota's nearly 200 indoor ice arenas are facing a costly deadline, and state lawmakers say it's time to do something about it. Ice rinks across the state will have to change their air and cooling systems, and it could cost up to a million dollars each.
Fargo Man Pleads Not Guilty To Driving Zamboni While DrunkA Fargo man accused of being drunk while operating a Zamboni ice-grooming machine during a high school hockey game has pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. Steven Anderson allegedly was drunk on Jan. 30 when he was smoothing the ice for a girls' game between Davies High School and Williston High.
New Technology Keeps Ice Smooth At U.S. Pond Hockey ChampionshipsCrews at the U.S. Pond Hockey Championship are using cutting-edge technology to keep the ice smooth and safe. More than 500 hockey games on 25 rinks all on one lake can chew up the ice pretty good.
If You Build A $20K Ice Rink On A Farm, They Will ComeNear the town of Carlos, you'll find frozen farmland as far as the eye can see. But on Pat Waldorf's farm, things are starting to heat up. "Needed a place to skate other than the rink in town. Needed a little more ice time, so we thought 'Why not get some buddies together and build our own rink?'" Waldorf said. Using a "if you build it, they will come" mentality, Waldorf decided to build a hockey rink in the middle of a farm.
Good Question: How Do Zambonis Work?The Minnesota Wild has a brand new Zamboni – it’s first new ice resurfacer in 14 years. It’ll be a few weeks before the 8,620 pound machine is in “game shape,” but that had us wondering: how do Zambonis work?
Man Pleads Guilty To Driving Zamboni Drunk An Apple Valley man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving a Zamboni while drunk – with a recorded blood alcohol content of 0.32 -- at a hockey game in January.
Police: Drunk Zamboni Driver Had 0.32 BACAn Apple Valley man accused of driving a zamboni while drunk had a blood alcohol content of 0.32, according to a criminal complaint.
2 Zamboni Drivers Credited With Saving SkaterTwo Zamboni drivers are being credited with a dramatic rescue at the ice arena in Duluth.