State Patrol Released Video Of 8-Year-Old's JoyrideAn 8-year-old's joyride on the highway earlier this year was caught on camera. Dash-cam video released by the Minnesota State Patrol shows the boy at the end of his route from St. Paul to Mounds View on April 28.
Training Never Ends For FirefightersRain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's 6A State Football FieldIt's a new year in Minnesota high school football with scheduling. Conferences are gone, and now schedules are done regionally. It's a combined effort to keep games competitive but at the same time, limit traveling expenses for schools. So instead of previewing districts this year, here is a look at how Class 6A could shake out based on last year's state tournament teams.
Body Found In Mounds View ParkA man's body was found in a Mounds View park Tuesday evening.
Prep Blog: Previewing The State Baseball TournamentIt's starting to feel like summer with the sun out and daily highs getting into the 80s. That also translates to perfect baseball weather. It couldn't come at a better time as the state's top high school teams travel across various sites in Minnesota for their perspective state tournaments.
New Life, St. Cloud Cathedral, Mounds View Return To StateAll three Minnesota high school baseball champions have returned to the state tournament to defend titles from last season. New Life Academy of Woodbury in Class 1A, St. Cloud Cathedral in Class 2A and Mounds View in Class 3A are back in their respective brackets, all as the top seed. This is the 16th year of the three-class format.
Prep Blog: Section Baseball Playoffs In Full SwingWe have a state tournament field set in boys tennis for both teams and individuals in Class A and AA. The next tournament to be figured it will be in baseball, where section playoffs are well underway and state teams will be decided across Minnesota by next weekend if the weather allows.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou don't have to go very far to find entertaining, competitive and intense match-ups on the high school sports scene. The spring prep sports landscape will take shape over the next few weeks as we'll have playoffs underway, if not decided, in lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis.
State Patrol: 8-Year-Old Drives Car With 2 Kids InsideAuthorities say an 8-year-old boy drove his foster family's car with two younger children inside from St. Paul to Mounds View before pulling safely into a random driveway. Minnesota State Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Tiffani Nielson says none of the children or anyone else on the roads were injured.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's Spring ChampionsIt's a little early to predict who will be the best of the best in various high school sports around the Twin Cities, but it should be a competitive spring when you look at last year's spring state champions and what they bring back this year.
Windy, Dry Conditions Challenge Firefighters For 2nd DayHigh winds and dry conditions made for a challenging past couple days for Minnesota firefighters. The Isanti Fire District says crews battled blazes in Bradford and Athens townships in Isanti County Thursday.
Perfect Work Attendance Lands Twin Cities Man A Free MustangA lucky guy named Mike Trombley ended up with an April 1 he'll never forget.
Bowling Legend Visits State H.S. TournamentWelcome to a competition filled with drama. The Minnesota State High School Bowling Tournament gives participants the tingles. "It's so exciting," said Derrick Prenot of the Winona bowling team. "We were kind of anxious after the first round because we weren't sure if we were gonna make it in or not. Then we heard our name and we were like, 'Whoa!' And then we kinda kicked butt in, not to brag or anything, we kinda kicked butt in the second round. Now we're here."
11 Accused Gang Members Indicted In MinneapolisLaw enforcement agencies across Hennepin County say they put a major dent in Twin Cities gang activity Friday. Friday morning, Sheriff Rich Stanek announced the arrests of 11 known gang members from two different gangs.
Excellent Educator: Edgewood Middle School’s Julie Hartingeror young students, getting good grades in math can sometimes depend on the teacher. Often students need one-on-one time. One teacher in Mounds View is known to go above and beyond to help students grasp the subject, and that's what makes her this week's Excellent Educator.