The sport of curling has always been popular in northeastern Minnesota. Little towns on the Iron Range all had curling clubs, so it's appropriate that this week’s epicenter of curling in the United States is in Eveleth, Minnesota.
On Tuesday the U.S. Olympic Curling Trials get underway for mixed doubles teams at the Curl Mesabi Club in Eveleth. The winners will go on to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in February. Pretty exciting stuff.
Two staffers at MPR News are fired up about this news as they themselves are curlers. Euan Kerr is an arts reporter and editor and Matt Mikus is a digital producer. They joined Cathy Wurzer on Minnesota Now to talk about the sport that has gained popularity over the past few years.
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