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Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Sen. Franken mocks Donald Trump in opening night DNC remarks
Sanders wows delegates on first night of DNC convention
Crowds gather at Jennie-O Turkey Store anniversary celebration
Records published July 26
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Commentary: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
May 25, 2016
Four U of M wrestlers under investigation for prescription pill dealing
MINNEAPOLIS — Four University of Minnesota wrestlers are under investigation for dealing the prescription drug Xanax, according to a Fox 9 report. Longtime Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson was not available for comment Wednesday. Fox 9 stated that Robinson is also being investigated...
May 25, 2016 - 11:23pm
May 19, 2016
Steinbach joining Stingers coaching staff
WILLMAR — Former Major League Baseball All-Star catcher Terry Steinbach is joining the Willmar Stingers coaching staff this season. Steinbach...
May 19, 2016 - 12:12am
May 18, 2016
Gophers' Claeys says team can win 8 to 10 games this fall
MINNEAPOLIS — From vital fundraising to fixing the dented men’s basketball program, new Gophers athletics director Mark Coyle has many challenges awaiting him when he takes the department’s reins in June. But Gophers football coach Tracy Claeys is confident a 6-7 season in...
May 18, 2016 - 11:55pm
College Hockey: WCHA eliminated Final Five, changes playoff format
BEMIDJI — The Final Five is no more. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association officially pulled the plug on its fabled postseason tournament Tuesday when it announced that the league’s playoffs would move entirely on campus for the foreseeable future.
May 18, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 15, 2016
College Basketball: Son of former Gopher drawing interest from majors, including Minnesota
Jericho Sims, son of former U of M player Charles Sims, is getting offers from several NCAA Division I teams -- including the Gophers -- after attracting little notice before this spring
May 15, 2016 - 11:29pm
May 12, 2016
New Gophers AD needs to hold his nose and swallow Pitino’s $5.7 million buyout
The University of Minnesota has finally hired an athletics director, but we’re not done with Norwood Teague quite yet. The first order of business for Mark Coyle will be to hold his nose and trigger a buyout on Richard Pitino’s contract that currently sits at $5.7 million. Gophers...
May 12, 2016 - 11:52pm
May 11, 2016
Gophers hire new athletics director
By Marcus R. Fuller St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — Mark Coyle’s introduction as the University of Minnesota’s new athletics director came with tears Wednesday. Not because of what he has in front of him, which will be as exciting as challenging for him. Coyle, who was...
May 11, 2016 - 11:29pm
Gophers coach Pitino exceeded jet spending by nearly $200,000
Richard Pitino reportedly exceeded his private-jet spending by nearly $200,000 in his three seasons as Minnesota’s basketball coach, according...
May 11, 2016 - 11:27pm
May 10, 2016
College Athletics: Four finalists will interview for U’s AD post
The University of Minnesota athletics director search is in a critical phase with interviews this week with finalists for the job
May 10, 2016 - 11:58pm
May 5, 2016
College Sports: MnSCU drops North Carolina travel ban for sports teams
The presidents of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are lifting a ban on travel to North Carolina just three days after implementing it
May 5, 2016 - 11:49pm
May 1, 2016
NFL Draft: Gophers Murray, Campbell selected
By Andy Greder St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — With a din of excitement audible from his native Milwaukee, Gophers cornerback Eric Murray shared the euphoria that erupted when he was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL draft’s fourth round Saturday. “The reaction...
May 1, 2016 - 11:44pm
April 21, 2016
College Softball: Warriors sweep up Fergus Falls in doubleheader
WILLMAR — Effectively answering every Fergus Falls rally, the Ridgewater softball team earned a pair of wins in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader...
April 21, 2016 - 12:07am
College Baseball: Warriors split pair of close games with Fergus Falls
WILLMAR — Ridgewater plated a winning run in the eighth inning to salvage a doubleheader split against Fergus Falls in baseball action Wednesday. Jake Gruenhagen and Noah Lanter each had RBIs and Jordan Thompson pitched a complete game, leading the Warriors to a 2-1 win in the day’s...
April 21, 2016 - 12:05am
April 19, 2016
College Softball: Rams rough up Ridgewater
WILLMAR — Anoka-Ramsey scored 22 run on 28 hits in an MCAC Southern Division doubleheader sweep of Ridgewater on Tuesday at Ridgewater College. A-R won Game One 12-7 and Game Two 10-5. Ridgewater hurt itself with seven errors in the first game and nine walks in the second game....
April 19, 2016 - 11:57pm
April 10, 2016
College Baseball: Warriors 4-for-4 over weekend
WILLMAR — After struggling early in the year, the Ridgewater baseball team found its rhythm in a big way this weekend, sweeping two doubleheaders....
April 10, 2016 - 11:38pm