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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
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
Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
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
April 21, 2017
Top Minnesota hoops recruit Wright considering Gophers
CHAMPLIN PARK, Minn. — McKinley Wright IV is a rare veteran in the world of recruiting. Six months after pledging his allegiance to play college...
April 21, 2017 - 6:19pm
April 15, 2017
All eyes on Gopher quarterback prospects
MINNEAPOLIS — Starting with a long completion on the first play, Gophers sophomore quarterback Demry Croft produced a strong showing in Saturday's spring scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium. Croft, who redshirted last year after serving as Mitch Leidner's backup in 2015, connected...
April 15, 2017 - 11:30pm
April 11, 2017
Gophers land 7-foot Louisville transfer
MINNEAPOLIS — Louisville junior center Matz Stockman is transferring to the University of Minnesota, Louisville announced Tuesday. The 7-footer...
April 11, 2017 - 3:45pm
April 10, 2017
Gophers move Carter Coughlin to rush end to get best 11 on the field
MINNEAPOLIS — When the Gophers split into groups for individual drills in spring practices, most positions have platoons of players to...
April 10, 2017 - 9:19pm
April 9, 2017
Fleck communicates, connects with Gophers as Leadership Council meets
MINNEAPOLIS—Before sunrise Thursday, the Gophers' Leadership Council had filled the first two rows in the team's meeting room at the Gibson...
April 9, 2017 - 6:18pm
March 25, 2017
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
MANCHESTER, N.H. — As Notre Dame celebrated a first-round upset in front of its net, Gophers men's hockey coach Don Lucia approached a few of his downtrodden seniors on the ice, their college careers, which began with a national championship-game berth, now over without an NCAA...
March 25, 2017 - 9:34pm
March 24, 2017
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gophers men's hockey coach Don Lucia doesn't make much of his team's turnaround, entering Saturday's NCAA Northeast Regional...
March 24, 2017 - 8:38pm
March 20, 2017
Three Gopher football players cleared after sexual assault allegations
MINNEAPOLIS -- Three University of Minnesota football players won appeals and two lost appeals Monday over a University of Minnesota panel’s recommended punishments on their alleged involvement in a sexual assault and harassment case of a female student in September, one of their...
March 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
Five Gopher football players reinstated after sexual assault allegations
MINNEAPOLIS—Five University of Minnesota football players "have been reinstated to team-related activities, the school announced Monday night. The players are safety Antoine Winfield Jr., running back Kobe McCrory, cornerback Antonio Shenault and quarterbacks Seth Green and...
March 20, 2017 - 8:45pm
March 19, 2017
Gophers looking forward with sense of promise
MINNEAPOLIS — As the Gophers' late-season winning streak grew, ballooning to eight through the month of February, athletics director Mark...
March 19, 2017 - 8:56pm
Big TV deal for Gopher sports won't help University of Minnesota academics
MINNEAPOLIS — A lucrative new media-rights deal is expected to grow revenue for Golden Gopher athletics by $17 million next year, but the...
March 19, 2017 - 5:20pm
March 18, 2017
Gophers looking forward with sense of promise
MINNEAPOLIS — As the Gophers' late-season winning streak grew, ballooning to eight through the month of February, athletics director Mark Coyle...
March 18, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 17, 2017
Gophers AD Mark Coyle: 'I've told (Pitino) I want to talk about his contract'
MILWAUKEE — Mark Coyle is in the midst of one of his busiest stretches as athletics director at the University of Minnesota, traveling Friday...
March 17, 2017 - 2:44pm
March 16, 2017
Gophers handed early exit from Big Dance
MILWAUKEE—The record will show that the first upset of the 2017 NCAA Tournament was orchestrated by the 12th seeded Middle Tennessee Blue...
March 16, 2017 - 8:18pm
March 15, 2017
Gophers confident amid chorus of naysayers
MILWAUKEE — The chorus from the national media and bracket-filling public has been so one-sided that Gophers coach Richard Pitino brought it...
March 15, 2017 - 8:35pm