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Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
Phone scam reported in Stearns County
Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Ohio State tops Minnesota 78-72
• COLUMBUS, Ohio - Trevor Thompson had a career-high 19 points and Ohio State beat Minnesota 78-72 on Wednesday night in a Big Ten game at...
January 25, 2017 - 9:00pm
January 11, 2017
Michigan State takes down No. 24 Minnesota
EAST LANSING, Mich.—Freshman forward Miles Bridges scored all of his game-high 16 points by halftime and Michigan State defeated No. 24...
January 11, 2017 - 8:46pm
January 6, 2017
Minnesota holds off Northwestern
EVANSVILLE, Ill.—Nate Mason was perfect on eight free throw tries in the final 26 seconds to help Minnesota hold off a late Northwestern...
January 6, 2017 - 12:14am
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
Gophers ready for Cougars after boycott drama
Minnesota enters its National Funding Holiday Bowl appearance trying to gain ground against Washington State because of the distraction of a...
December 23, 2016 - 8:13pm
November 22, 2016
In perfect balance
MINNEAPOLIS—Amir Coffey scored 19 points and five teammates joined him in double figures as Minnesota extended a season-opening unbeaten...
November 22, 2016 - 10:20pm
November 14, 2016
Second-half rally pushes Minnesota to victory
A 22-3 run to start the second half helped Minnesota race past Texas-Arlington for an 84-67 victory on Monday on the Golden Gophers' home court....
November 14, 2016 - 10:12pm
October 31, 2016
Can Gophers re-enter Big Ten title race?
MINNEAPOLIS—Weeks ago, Tracy Claeys gave his forecast for the top of the Big Ten West standings at season's end. Without naming names,...
October 31, 2016 - 11:24pm
June 18, 2016
College Basketball: Gophers to play Vanderbilt at Pentagon in Sioux Falls
The University of Minnesota men’s basketball program is making a return trip to the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, this time to face Vanderbilt University in a regular-season contest Dec. 3
June 18, 2016 - 12:00am
June 3, 2016
College Baseball: Gophers face Wake Forest in NCAA tourney
The Minnesota Gophers take on Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA baseball playoffs today on ESPN3
June 3, 2016 - 12:32am
April 26, 2016
NFL Draft: Four Gophers waiting for call in later rounds
Minnesota cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun and three other Gophers seniors are projected to be taken in the draft’s fourth through seventh rounds on Saturday in Chicago. The opening round is Thursday, with rounds two and three on Friday
April 26, 2016 - 12:14am
March 7, 2016
College Football: Gophers hope ‘DBU’ nickname catches on
The University of Minnesota secondary likes to call its part of the football program DBU, as in Defensive Back University. But even the Gophers admit that name is a work in progress
March 7, 2016 - 11:54pm
March 6, 2016
Women's Hockey: Gophers women come up empty in WCHA title game
Gophers women’s hockey players milled around their blue line at Ridder Arena on Sunday afternoon and did something they hadn’t done all year: watch an opponent celebrate. On their home ice
March 6, 2016 - 11:37pm
January 1, 2016
College Hockey: The game's undergoing changes, more may be in store
There is a growing divide in college hockey on several issues -- whether it’s full cost of attendance scholarships, NCAA regional sites, verbal...
January 1, 2016 - 10:38pm
November 30, 2015
College Football: Minnesota’s 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 returns...
November 30, 2015 - 5:00am