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by on 24 August 2017

Midway Pro Bowl to close after 34 years

A local bowling alley located in the Midway Shopping Center is counting down the days until they close their doors for good. Midway Pro Bowl is closing in the near future after 34 years in business. The tenants have been given 90 days notice to vacate. This news comes days after it was announced Minnesota United principal owner Bill McGuire reached a deal to purchase the Midway Shopping Center seen as a move to clear the way for construction on the new $200 million stadium.

Minnesota United continues to fight injury issues

A few players have been absent from the training pitch this week. Defender Brent Kallman is considered day-to-day, causing head coach Adrian Heath to consider another lineup change on the back line ahead of this weekend’s away match against Chicago Fire. Forward Christian Ramirez is also considered day-to-day as he recovers from a hamstring injury and is not expected to play until he is back to full health. Elsewhere, midfielder Bashkim Kadrii missed a second consecutive day of practice today due to personal reasons.

Minnesota United Academy Teams begin play soon

The schedule is available for the U-13 and U-14 Minnesota United FC Academy Teams. The teams start play on September 9 as part of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy regular season.

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