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Fire kills Brainerd man; building a complete loss
Gaylord to pay immigrant detained by officers
MnSCU chancellor, faculty call a truce
Leaner Target worries Minnesota
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
NHL: Wild beat Ottawa in shootout
Vikings to receive draft picks in trade of QB Cassel to Buffalo Bills
Winter storm postpones 7 area postseason basketball games
Tom Powers: Guardado’s life was good, but Twins needed him
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Donna M. Vigil
Dennis "Denny" Lee Schultz
Lola June Gay
Donna M. Vigil
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 1, 2015
Rodgers named NFL MVP
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is the MVP of the 2014 season. Rodgers, who also won the award in 2011, was one of three two-time winners in voting results revealed at the “NFL Honors” on Saturday night in Phoenix. Bruce Arians of the Arizona Cardinals was named...
February 1, 2015 - 11:07pm
Vikings great Tingelhoff picked for Hall of Fame
PHOENIX — Legendary Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff finally has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Tingelhoff, a Seniors’ Committee nominee, got the necessary 80 percent of the vote Saturday by the 46-member hall selection committee on the day before the Super Bowl. He will...
February 1, 2015 - 11:06pm
NFL: New England back on top
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Quarterback Tom Brady won his fourth ring — and third MVP — tossing four touchdown passes to lead the New England Patriots over the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday. The Patriots clinched the game defending...
sports / pro
February 1, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 30, 2015
Vikings' Bridgewater gets fans' vote for Pepsi rookie of the year
PHOENIX — Memo to Vikings officials: Teddy Bridgewater wants Adrian Peterson back next season. The Minnesota quarterback made that declaration Friday, the day he also was named Pepsi NFL rookie of the year at a downtown Phoenix ceremony during Super Bowl week.
January 30, 2015 - 11:20pm
January 28, 2015
NFL: Adrian Peterson nears 30, but the NFL barely notices
After Marshall Faulk turned 30, he never made another Pro Bowl and never had another 1,000-yard rushing season. Nevertheless, the hall of fame running back shrugs off what it might mean for Adrian Peterson. The Vikings star turns 30 on March 21, the age considered the death knell...
sports / pro
January 28, 2015 - 10:45pm
January 24, 2015
NFL: Patriots used footballs that were under-inflated in AFC title game
The NFL said on Friday that its ongoing investigation into the New England Patriots has shown that the team used balls that were under inflated during a victory that clinched a Super Bowl berth. But the league said it has not made any judgments and will not do so until it concludes...
January 24, 2015 - 12:01am
January 19, 2015
Seahawks rally to get shot at defending title
SEATTLE — Shortly after throwing the game-winning touchdown pass in overtime of the NFC Championship Game, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson knelt down at midfield and led a group of players in prayer. That is when the tears swelled up and began gushing out. Wilson...
January 19, 2015 - 12:09am
Behind Brady and Blount, Patriots hammer Colts
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots will get their third shot at the fourth NFL title of the Bill Belichick/Tom Brady era. The Patriots, who last won the Super Bowl after the 2004 season and lost to the New York Giants in the final game twice since, drubbed the Indianapolis...
January 19, 2015 - 12:07am
January 16, 2015
NFL looking to toss Peterson lawsuit
The NFL struck back at Adrian Peterson and the players association on Friday, arguing that Commissioner Roger Goodell legally suspended the Vikings running back and asking a federal judge to dismiss his lawsuit. The league claims U.S. District Court Judge David Doty has no authority...
sports / pro
January 16, 2015 - 11:25pm
January 14, 2015
NFL: Spielman noncommittal on Peterson
Still barred from communicating or negotiating with Adrian Peterson, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman vouched for the suspended running back Wednesday and said any NFL team would want him in its backfield. Spielman expects a motivated Peterson to move past the child abuse scandal...
sports / pro
January 14, 2015 - 10:51pm
January 12, 2015
College football: Buckeyes take down high-flying Ducks in national title game
ARLINGTON, Texas — A third-stringer one-upped a Heisman Trophy winner. And with it, history was made in the first-ever College Football Playoff...
sports / college
January 12, 2015 - 11:39pm
NFL Playoffs: Panthers no match for Seattle’s oppressive D
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson spent a good part of the past few weeks playing in the shadows of a rock-solid defense and a bruising ground game that helped the defending champions get back into position to host a couple of playoff games
January 12, 2015 - 12:50am
NFL Playoffs: Luck outduels Manning, Colts on to New England
Andrew Luck passed for two touchdowns to the lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 24-13 playoff win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday to step out...
January 12, 2015 - 12:47am
College Football: Bison set FCS record with fourth-straight national title
North Dakota State senior Esley Thorton intercepted a pass with eight seconds remaining to help his team secure a 29-27 victory against Illinois State for the Division I FCS national championship before 20,918 fans Saturday at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas
January 12, 2015 - 12:31am