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June 22, 2018
The Willmar 18U fastpitch summer softball team won the Star of the North tournament championship on June 16 in St. Cloud. Willmar defeated Paynesville 4-0,  Sauk Rapids 10-1, Bemidji 3-0 and Morris 6-0. In front, from left, Anna Rice, Callie Slagter, Carlie Berskow, Hannah Johnson, Ashley Prahl, Edyn Saulsbury, Mackenzie Jones, Ashley Larson. In back, from left, are Ashley Pitzen, coach Karina Rice, Bentley Sjoberg, Cassidy McClain, Jade Quimby and coach Shannon Cayler. Emily Morris was not pictured.
Local Roundup: Stingers steal a victory
1 hour 37 min ago
Minnesota Twins center fielder Ryan LaMarre (24) is called out after stepping out of the baseline during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers on Friday, June 22, at Target Field in Minneapolis. Jordan Johnson / USA TODAY Sports
Rangers blitz Twins for 6th win in row
2 hours 1 min ago
Filip Johansson puts on a team jersey after being selected as the No. 24 overall pick by the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center on Friday, June 22. Jerome Miron / USA TODAY Sports
Wild draft young Swedish defenseman Filip Johansson with No. 24 overall pick
2 hours 19 min ago
Rasmus Dahlin is presented with a team jersey after being selected as the No. 1 overall pick to the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center on Friday, June 22.Jerome Miron / USA TODAY Sports
Sabres select Swedish defenseman with draft's top pick: Incoming UND freshman taken No. 26
2 hours 21 min ago
Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Gold Medal Final Match - Canada v USA - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 22, 2018 - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson of the U.S., Monique Lamoureux-Morando of the U.S. and goalie Madeline Rooney of the U.S. celebrate their win. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Shuster rink, Diggins up for ESPY Awards
4 hours 3 min ago
One Eddie back, one to go for Twins
4 hours 50 min ago
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets guard Josh Okogie shoots against Boston College Eagles guard Ky Bowman during the second half of a first round game of the 2018 ACC tournament at Barclays Center on March 6. Okogie was the Minnesota Timberwolves first=round draft pick Thursday, June 21. Brad Penner / USA TODAY Sports
Timberwolves top pick: College coach says Okogie ‘just finds a way to be successful’
5 hours 36 min ago
Minnesota United head coach Adrian Heath yells out to his team June 18. John Glaser / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota can't afford to overlook Colorado, no matter what standings say
7 hours 1 min ago
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring a late goal in the Swiss team's 2-1 win over Serbia on Friday, June 22, in Kaliningrad, Russia. Gonzalo Fuentes / Reuters
WORLD CUP ROUNDUP: Switzerland, Brazil secure wins with late goals
8 hours 1 min ago
Deandre Ayton (Arizona) greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the No. 1 overall pick to the Phoenix Suns first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on Thursday, June 21. Brad Penner / USA TODAY Sports
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
June 22, 2018 - 12:07am
June 21, 2018
Binger strong in Stingers' victory
June 21, 2018 - 11:08pm
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
June 21, 2018 - 11:07pm
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Using chainsaws, a crew led by Kevin Lundberg cut a portion of a bog between Norway and Games lakes into pieces and towed them away to reopen the channel connecting the lakes.
Volunteers reopen channel linking Norway, Games lakes
June 21, 2018 - 10:29pm
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
June 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
Jun 21, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins third baseman Eduardo Escobar (5) is attended to by manager Paul Molitor (4) after being hit by a pitch from Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello (not pictured) during the first inning at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
June 21, 2018 - 9:17pm
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