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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
The Lynx look for one more win for the WNBA crown
WCT Sports Show: Cardinal boys soccer team onto state
Indians blank Jays to book trip to World Series
Prep Football: KMS stuns Browerville on the road
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
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Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
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Hard work by Gophers' Rhoda finally paying off
MINNEAPOLIS—Conor Rhoda would ask himself questions before sunrise. As a walk-on quarterback low on the Gophers' depth chart, he wondered...
20 hours 3 min ago
October 19, 2016
Veterans outraged after Minnesota football team misses national anthem
THIEF RIVER FALLS – The absence of the Northland Community and Technical College's football team during the national anthem at the school's...
October 19, 2016 - 12:55pm
October 17, 2016
Target Field football game hopes to break D-3 attendance record
MINNEAPOLIS—Earlier this month, 17,535 people turned out to watch a Division III football game in Wisconsin, a number that caught the attention...
October 17, 2016 - 11:46pm
October 14, 2016
WarHawks ready for home-opener
WILLMAR—After surviving a trying opening month mostly unscathed, the Willmar WarHawks will finally get to play in front of a home crowd...
October 14, 2016 - 12:01am
October 9, 2016
Junior Hockey: WarHawks win two over weekend, push win streak to four
BRAINERD — The Willmar WarHawks won their fourth-straight North American 3 Hockey League game 5-4 over Breezy Point on Saturday when Riley...
October 9, 2016 - 11:10pm
October 6, 2016
Roundup: Ridgewater shakes off rust, downs SCT
WILLMAR — The Ridgewater volleyball team shook off some rust and improved to 9-0 in the MCAC Southern Division race with a three-set victory over St. Cloud Technical on Wednesday at Ridgewater College. The Warriors, who last played Sept. 24, got solid net play once again and...
October 6, 2016 - 12:45am
October 5, 2016
Claeys says he's handled late hit on Penn State kicker
MINNEAPOLIS—Gophers linebacker Jaylen Waters has "paid his penalty" for the late hit on Penn State kicker Joey Julius during Minnesota's 29-26 overtime loss Saturday, coach Tracy Claeys said Tuesday. "It's been taken care of, in my opinion," Claeys said, without elaborating....
October 5, 2016 - 12:03am
October 4, 2016
Pitino and Co. ready to turn over a new leaf
MINNEAPOLIS—It won't be difficult to separate the 2016-17 Gophers' basketball team from last year's edition. Minnesota will feature six new faces — three freshmen and three transfers — each of whom figures to make some type of impact this season. This year's Gophers...
October 4, 2016 - 11:59pm
October 2, 2016
Gophers hope for bounce back against Iowa
MINNEAPOLIS—Within wet and foggy Beaver Stadium on Saturday, Gophers wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky approached quarterback Mitch Leidner moments after Penn State completed a 29-26 comeback win in overtime. What did Wolitarsky have to say? "What do you do when adversity strikes...
October 2, 2016 - 11:46pm
September 27, 2016
Facing former coach an intriguing subplot to Gophers' Big Ten opener
MINNEAPOLIS—Intrigue will be at a premium for the Gophers on Saturday. First, undefeated Minnesota opens Big Ten Conference play at Penn State before an anticipated crowd of more than 100,000 in Happy Valley. Second, the Gophers will need to contain Nittany Lions' standout running...
September 27, 2016 - 11:40pm
September 20, 2016
McFeely: Yes, Wentz has a flaw; he needs to learn how to slide
CHICAGO—As a junior at North Dakota State, Carson Wentz once ran over a Youngstown State defensive back in the Fargodome by lowering his...
September 20, 2016 - 8:32pm
September 17, 2016
Disappearing act: Big Ten mandate means NDSU will no longer see a team like Iowa
FARGO—It was in the summer of 2015 when Big Ten Conference commissioner Jim Delany laid down the scheduling law that left every Division...
September 17, 2016 - 12:32am
September 15, 2016
WarHawks ready to take flight
WILLMAR—The Willmar Warhawks seemingly have a steep hill to climb entering their first season of play in the North American Tier-III Hockey...
September 15, 2016 - 11:59am
September 11, 2016
Police investigation includes mention of four suspended Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS—The Minneapolis Police Department is investigating a case that mentions four Gophers football players who were suspended for...
September 11, 2016 - 10:53am
Gophers throw it in overdrive in lopsided win over Indiana State
MINNEAPOLIS—Dramatic music blares about two hours before each Gophers home football game at TCF Bank Stadium. It's the soundtrack for the...
September 11, 2016 - 10:50am