Thin Ice Turns Pond Hockey Championship To Bean Bag TournamentOrganizers of a popular winter event on Lake Minnetonka made some big changes this year. The North American Pond Hockey Championship became a bean bag tournament instead of a pond hockey tournament due to thin ice.
Tap Talk: Tour Of Carver Co. BreweriesCurrently, just two breweries lie within Carver County limits. But with two more just outside the boundaries in western Hennepin County, three different wineries and a distillery, you'll have more than enough to drink.
Man Who Collapsed Playing Pond Hockey Had Undiagnosed Heart ConditionThere has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month. His wife, Kate, says he had an undiagnosed genetic heart condition. And she said it’s the strength from friends and family that keeps her going.
Man Dies Of Heart Attack During Pond Hockey ChampionshipsA fun day on the ice turned tragic during a pond hockey tournament on Lake Minnetonka on Friday.
Local Tap Talk: Excelsior Brewing CompanyWe decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week we visited Excelsior Brewing Company, WCCO viewers' choice for best taproom, in Excelsior.
Local Brewery Makes IPA From Zebra MusselsZebra mussels have gotten a bad rap for invading area lakes. Now, a local brewery is putting the invasive species to good use! Call it an IPA -- or an Invasive Pale Ale.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Taproom In MinnesotaLike every other business in Excelsior, John Klick is preparing to open for the day. But there's none like this in the area. It's not just a brewery, and not just a bar. It's a taproom! "It's an awesome environment that a brewery can create all their own beers, they can only serve their own beers, you can't serve hard alcohol, you can't serve anybody else's beer," Klick said.