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Willmar man gets probation for threats with BB gun
Records published Dec. 3
Deal nears on special session
Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 28, 2015
Gophers win Quick Lane Bowl with late TD
DETROIT — Mitch Leidner passed for a touchdown and rushed 13 yards for the go-ahead score as Minnesota snapped a seven-game bowl losing streak...
December 28, 2015 - 11:23pm
December 27, 2015
Men's Basketball: Young Gophers figure to struggle in Big Ten play
It might be hard for Gophers fans to swallow right now, but their men’s basketball team is right where preseason predictors and even third-year coach Richard Pitino thought it would be. A 6-6 record going into the Big Ten season for Minnesota seems like the sky is falling if...
December 27, 2015 - 11:30pm
December 14, 2015
College Volleyball: Gophers advance to Final Four
A huge performance by senior outside hitter Daly Santana led the University of Minnesota volleyball team to a four-set win over Hawaii in the NCAA regional, putting the Gophers in the Final Four in Omaha, Neb., next Thursday and Saturday
December 14, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 8, 2015
U to leave basketball coaches network
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota is cutting ties with Villa Seven, the basketball coaches recruiting network co-sponsored by Nike and inherited by the U when the Gophers hired former athletics director Norwood Teague in 2012. Run by Teague and its founder, former U senior associate AD Mike...
December 8, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 1, 2015
Men's Basketball: Gophers rally past Clemson
In a well-played game that saw both teams execute efficiently on offense, Minnesota rallied in the second half Monday night for an 89-83 victory...
December 1, 2015 - 10:34am
November 30, 2015
College Football: Gophers could name new defensive coordinator soon
The Gophers hired Dan O’Brien as an assistant defensive backs coach Monday, which sets up for current secondary coach Jay Sawvel to take on added duties as defensive coordinator. “I think he can be a true coordinator,” head coach Tracy Claeys said. “I want to make sure...
November 30, 2015 - 10:23pm
College Football: Gophers get a boost in bid for bowl game
MINNEAPOLIS — The 5-7 Minnesota Gophers appear headed to a bowl game. Without enough 6-6 teams, the NCAA said Monday, the remaining spots will go to five-win programs with the best Academic Progress Rate.
November 30, 2015 - 10:22pm
November 29, 2015
Tom Powers: Gophers' 2015 odyssey comes to end, if we’re lucky
The seniors obviously were sad to see their season end, but the rest of us pretty much have had enough. A lengthy, melodramatic, disappointing season came to a close Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium as the Golden Gophers lost to arch-rival Wisconsin, 31-21. Paul Bunyan’s Axe...
November 29, 2015 - 11:19pm
College Football: Badgers keep Axe after run game buries Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Retired Gophers coach Jerry Kill spent part of Saturday’s third quarter slowly pacing a few yards outside the coaches’ box...
November 29, 2015 - 11:17pm
Men's Basketball: Gophers outlast Nebraska-Omaha
Sports Xchange Joey King led five Minnesota players in double figures and the Golden Gophers withstood a comeback effort on Friday to defeat...
November 29, 2015 - 1:09pm
November 27, 2015
College Football: Couple of Gophers cornerbacks drawing NFL intrigue
By Andy Greder St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — Briean Boddy-Calhoun is a big talker. Instead of trash toward opponents, though, he shares...
November 27, 2015 - 11:45pm
November 24, 2015
Men's Basketball: Gophers’ Pitino: Fouls ‘draining our team’
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — If the Gophers discovered anything about themselves in their two losses at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament, it was...
November 24, 2015 - 10:28pm
Men's Basketball: Gophers to play for fifth in Puerto Rico against former coach
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A berth in the consolation final of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament seemed to be a sure thing when the Gophers opened the second half with an 18-point lead Friday morning against Missouri State. But it wasn’t going to be that easy.
November 24, 2015 - 4:28pm
November 20, 2015
College Football: Late-bloomer Maye is Gophers' go-to receiver
MINNEAPOLIS — KJ Maye’s college career could culminate with a game on his high school football field in Mobile, Ala. The wide receiver’s...
November 20, 2015 - 10:48pm
November 16, 2015
Men's basketball: Gophers down La.-Monroe
Minnesota built up a big lead early, then had to withstand a late charge by Louisiana-Monroe to post a 67-56 victory on Sunday in Minneapolis, Minn. Minnesota forward Joey King led all scorers with 20 points, and went 9-for-10 at the free throw line. Guard Nate Mason added 12 points,...
November 16, 2015 - 10:43am