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Northwoods League Thriving

Northwoods League Logo wo WordmarkDuring the summer collegiate Northwoods League All-Star Game last night at Carson Park, home of the Eau Claire Express, the Star Tribune’s Patrick Reusse had a chance to talk with NWL chief Dick Radatz, Jr.  Reusse’s story is a bit of a rehash of the story we posted on July 9, but it’s worth a read.   That said, it’s very old news that the league is targeting the Twin Cities for expansion and its franchise fee is $1 million.  Read more here.

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Omaha Flame Group Targeting Shakopee (MN)?

Shakopee Facebook LogoWhile doing a little research on the failed effort to build a new stadium and bring an expansion indy pro Northern League franchise called the Metro Millers to the south Minneapolis (MN) suburb of Burnsville back in 2008, we came across a website claiming that a new team also called the Metro Millers will begin play at the yet-t0-be-built Metro Millers Multi-Event Park in nearby Continue reading


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