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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
After another disappointing postseason, what's next for the Wild?
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
January 11, 2017
Offensive coordinator to follow Fleck to Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — New Gophers coach P.J. Fleck will bring his offensive coordinator, Kirk Ciarrocca, with him from Western Michigan, a source...
January 11, 2017 - 6:40pm
January 8, 2017
Fleck begins coaching stint by flipping 6 Western Michigan recruits to Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — As soon as the dust settled following P.J. Fleck's rah-rah introductory press conference, the new University of Minnesota...
January 8, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 6, 2017
Gopher players hope new coach Fleck can bring change they seek
MINNEAPOLIS — It appears the Gophers football team is ready to "Row The Boat" merrily down the stream — with new coach P.J. Fleck...
January 6, 2017 - 11:23pm
MURPHY: Coyle steps up with 'defining moment' hire
MINNEAPOLIS — P.J. Fleck crushed his introductory news conference Friday with verbal revelry and theatrical flourish as predictable as...
January 6, 2017 - 11:22pm
Fleck rises to top of Gophers football coaching list; report says he'll sign 6-year deal
MINNEAPOLIS — P.J. Fleck? Les Miles? Bryan Harsin? The names associated with the Gophers' head football coaching vacancy have swirled on...
January 6, 2017 - 12:19am
January 1, 2017
Gophers knocks off No. 15 Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — At 13.5 points a game, Minnesota guard Nate Mason entered Sunday's Big Ten game at Purdue with a solid but certainly...
January 1, 2017 - 9:36pm
December 29, 2016
Gophers AD Mark Coyle to discuss expectations, future with Tracy Claeys
MINNEAPOLIS — University of Minnesota Athletics Director Mark Coyle said in a one-sentence statement Wednesday that he wants to meet with...
December 29, 2016 - 12:17am
December 23, 2016
Minnesota edges Arkansas State
MINNEAPOLIS—It took a late 9-2 run for Minnesota to put away a stubborn Arkansas State team in a battle between two of the nation's most-improved programs. Dupree McBrayer made 6 of 10 shots from the field and led the Gophers with 19 points in an 82-75 victory on Friday night...
December 23, 2016 - 9:23pm
December 14, 2016
Gopher volleyball has come a long way since last year's Final Four
MINNEAPOLIS — After Minnesota's volleyball team lost to Texas in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament last year, Gophers players sat down...
December 14, 2016 - 11:00pm
Gophers football suspends 10 players ahead of bowl game
MINNEAPOLIS —Ten Gophers football players have been suspended from all team activities in preparation for the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in...
December 14, 2016 - 5:29pm
December 2, 2016
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino spared his squad a scolding after its first loss, sensing it had nothing to...
December 2, 2016 - 11:51pm
November 25, 2016
Minnesota holds Southern Illinois in check
MINNEAPOLIS — In a game widely expected to be a high-scoring affair, Minnesota held Southern Illinois scoreless for a long stretch in each...
November 25, 2016 - 11:16pm
November 20, 2016
Leidner leads Minnesota past Northwestern
MINNEAPOLIS — Mitch Leidner passed for one fourth quarter touchdown and ran for another as Minnesota pulled away late and claimed a 29-12...
November 20, 2016 - 9:38am
November 17, 2016
Strange connection brought Jalen Myrick to Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — Jalen Myrick's fate rested in the hands of Tubby Smith. Myrick was a lightly recruited cornerback from Bloomingdale, Ga.,...
November 17, 2016 - 9:48pm
With attendance down, Gophers coach makes personal pitches to students
MINNEAPOLIS — During an otherwise mundane economics class Wednesday at the University of Minnesota, the school's cheerleaders and marching...
November 17, 2016 - 9:47pm