When Cologne punched its ticket to the State Amateur Baseball Tournament for the first time since 1972 on Aug. 3, Manager Craig Pexa proudly exclaimed,
Records are made to be broken. Last season, Chanhassen welcomes 48 players to the tennis courts for the girls fall sport. This year, despite graduating eight of the top 12, that number is 57.
Dixie, a very friendly, 27-pound dachshund-mix gal, adores all ages of people and her big brother Ham. She was born in March 2013. Dixie gets along with other dogs at the park, but she is dominant. She knows basic commands, is house-trained, and well behaved without needing a crate. Dixie wa…
“Courage behind the keyboard” is what I call it. It’s the communication of thoughts, opinions, etc., but from behind a keyboard. It often has different tones, vocabulary and context compared to communication in-person or over the phone.
I am saddened that mental illness was brought into the reasoning for the carnage earlier this month, without any concrete diagnosis of either perpetrator.
Listen to this week's episode of Sports 4 Dummies with sports editors Dan Huss, Tom Schardin, Eric Kraushar and Todd Abeln:
WATERTOWN — An empty field in Watertown is surrounded by farmland and a golf course. It’s fenced off — warding off trespassers — but the land looks abandoned.
ST. PAUL — Around the metro, it can be easy to overlook a passing plane. Look up to the sky on a clear day and it’s not unusual to see a handful of planes catching the light as they arrive and depart from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. But around South Saint Paul’s Fleming Airfi…
Little more than a year ago, on July 13, 2018, Archer Amorosi, 16, of Chanhassen, was killed during a confrontation with Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
Mayor Elise Ryan continues to be concerned with the number of trees being removed in the final plat of Phase 1 of The Park residential development by Lennar.
Four adults have been charged after a Minneapolis motorcyclist traveling on a rural road west of Carver was hit by a bullet on June 25.
EXCELSIOR — Area dressage athletes, and their horses, helped score the region’s first team championship at the North American Youth Championships (NAYC) earlier this month.
If a Hennepin County resident asked to see what the supply of prescription painkillers looked like, per person, in their county between 2006 and 2012, they would have 168 pills laid out in front of them for that seven-year period.
Sometimes common ground is hard to recognize in politics. That makes acknowledging it all the more important.
Minnesota’s Largest Candy store in Jordan is keeping its signature sense of humor on display after a car crashed through the wall of its building early Sunday morning.
The words “active shooter” have become part of mainstream American vocabulary. So far this year, 255 mass shootings have claimed lives across the country and injured countless others.
Trailing 2-0 when the rain came Saturday, Aug. 10, moving the final two games of the Region 7C Tournament to Sunday, Carver outscored its opponents 16-1 to earn the second seed into state.
Kylie apparently got lost, but no one came for her, so she is looking for a new family. She is a friendly torby born around June 2018. She is outgoing and affectionate. Kylie watches at the window for your arrival, greets at the door, follows you around, ankle rubs, jumps into your lap, or l…
Five words from the oft-quoted challenge to the nation by President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address is the title of this column. These words inspired me to pose a question for all who drive on our Minnesota roads. More about that quote and my question a bit later.
Carver needed a ninth-inning rally to walk-off Brownton for a spot in the Class C State Tournament in the 2018 Region 7C Tournament.
They come from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and other cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. They have come to Minnesota for jobs, for love, for adventure. And throughout the year, they meet to socialize, have fun and enjoy Australian dishes like “The Hamburger With the Lot.” On Sunday,…
WAYZATA — The sturgeon known to some as Lou is still lurking in the Minnehaha Creek, which has more people speculating about where the fish came from.
VICTORIA – Construction of a unique integrated residential facility that will combine seniors and independent adults with developmental disabilities is scheduled to begin this month in Victoria.
When you think of Twin Cities museums, the ones most likely to come to mind are the well known art museums like the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Weisman, the Museum of Russian Art, the American Swedish Institute.
Have you noticed that the weather people are talking about the fact that we are in the ‘dog days’ of summer? Have you ever wondered, what are the dog days of summer and how did dog days get that name? Why not the ‘cat days’ of summer or the ‘hamster days’? As they say, “Inquiring minds want …
Editor's note: The trademarked name and concept is The 24 Hour Plays and The 24 Hour Musicals, which works with theatre companies around the world.
A reader pointed out last week, that Where the Heck Is It prompts readers to go out and explore the city's hidden treasures. For example, the steps down to Kerber Pond Park at 7380 Kerber Boulevard; from the street it looks like a tiny spot of grass with a picnic table and bench. But there a…
VICTORIA – There were plenty of great displays and lots of entertainment at this year’s Victoria Fine Art Fair on Saturday.
VICTORIA — The Lowry Nature Center is celebrating a half-century of widening nature’s door to Twin Cities residents.
The persistent patter of steam engines could be heard thumping away in western Jordan all weekend, as the Scott-Carver Threshers hosted the 56th annual Old-Time Harvest Festival near the county fairgrounds.
MINNETONKA — Thousands of bicyclists — riding on everything from a penny-farthing to tandem and recumbent bikes to bikes pulling carriers and road bikes — took in the sights of the Lake Minnetonka area and beyond as they rode in the 14th annual Tour de Tonka.
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