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BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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November 19, 2017
No. 14 Gophers men's basketball moves to 4-0 with win over Western Carolina
MINNEAPOLIS — At the end of the latest Gophers men's basketball win, head coach Richard Pitino loosened the knot on his tie as he stood alongside his victorious team and took a sigh of relief. His team that carries high expectations and a plethora of talent was tested Sunday...
November 19, 2017 - 7:31pm
November 12, 2017
With blow-out win, Gophers on the bowl-berth bubble
MINNEAPOLIS — By virtue of their 54-21 blowout win over Nebraska on Saturday, the Gophers improved to 5-5 and are firmly on the college football bowl bubble. Well, as firmly as a thin layer of soap holding air can be while traveling through the atmosphere. A week after a 33-10...
November 12, 2017 - 7:27pm
Lynch, fans don't want refs calling foul
MINNEAPOLIS — As Reggie Lynch walked around town this offseason, fresh off a record-setting season that made him the Big Ten defensive...
November 12, 2017 - 6:32pm
November 9, 2017
U may have mined Georgia gold with receiver Bateman
MINNEAPOLIS — One coach's message has stuck with P.J. Fleck since he played receiver at Northern Illinois: "My job is to out-recruit you." "You're a player at the time, you're catching passes, you think you're invincible," the Gophers head coach recalled Tuesday, Nov. 7. "......
November 9, 2017 - 9:46pm
October 28, 2017
Iowa holds on against Minnesota for 17-10 win
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa scored on its opening drives of both halves and added a late field goal to beat Minnesota 17-10 on Saturday, Oct....
October 28, 2017 - 9:59pm
Gophers basketball team looks to live up to high expectations
MINNEAPOLIS — In the offseason following the best Gophers men's basketball regular season in two decades, coach Richard Pitino sought out ways to demonstrate "the human nature" of complacency, he said. His team returns nearly every player, welcomes one of its highest-rated recruits...
October 28, 2017 - 7:53pm
October 1, 2017
After defensive breakdown, Gopher schedule shows few gimmies
MINNEAPOLIS — The beginning of the Gophers' Big Ten schedule this season appeared to be front-loaded with winnable games considered necessary to reach bowl eligibility. The foes — Maryland, Purdue, Michigan State and Illinois — went a combined 15-34 in 2016, with...
October 1, 2017 - 7:18pm
August 31, 2017
Rhoda takes the first snap for Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers quarterback Conor Rhoda earned the start in the season opener against Buffalo on Thursday night,Aug. 31, at TCF Bank Stadium. Gophers coach P.J. Fleck announced late in fall camp that both Rhoda and Demry Croft would both play against the Bulls. He called...
August 31, 2017 - 10:34pm
August 5, 2017
Gophers see opportunity in recruiting changes
MINNEAPOLIS — Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck and his staff have sprinted out of the starting gate to net an abundance of oral commitments for the 2018 recruiting class. With four additions last weekend, Minnesota's 29th-ranked class now totals 23 pledges, which is third behind...
August 5, 2017 - 9:21pm
July 14, 2017
Ready for a change, top softball pitcher comes home to Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Sydney Smith can't really explain it. She was simply ready for a change. "I felt in my heart that I wanted something else," she said. "I saw my chance and I took it." After committing to Louisiana State as a sophomore at Maple Grove High School and spending two...
July 14, 2017 - 8:08pm
July 5, 2017
Former Gopher linebacker arrested on assault with a deadly weapon charges
FRISCO, Texas -- Former Gophers and current Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson was arrested on two charges of aggravated assault with a...
July 5, 2017 - 3:06pm
May 21, 2017
Tide takes out Gophers
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — After the Minnesota Gophers were eliminated from the Tuscaloosa regional by host Alabama in a 1-0 pitchers duel, coach Jessica Allister told her team she was proud of them, but also had a message for the NCAA selection committee. "I think the unfortunate thing...
May 21, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 20, 2017
Alabama edges Gopher softball team 1-0
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A day after the University of Minnesota scored 11 runs on nine hits, the Gophers met their match on the pitching circle in University of Alabama starter Alexis Osorio. The Gophers didn't get a hit until the eighth inning in Saturday's 1-0 loss. The loss snapped...
May 20, 2017 - 6:53pm
May 18, 2017
Big Ten softball coaches rally round the Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Big Ten softball coaches are a tight-knit group. Illinois coach Tyra Perry has received many well-wishes from the conference's...
May 18, 2017 - 11:49pm
May 4, 2017
Gophers softball team not afraid to think--and talk--big
MINNEAPOLIS — You won't catch members of the Gophers softball team reading from the book of sports cliches that so many athletes rely on. "We aren't overlooking anybody on the schedule." "We can't worry about what other teams are doing." "We have to take it one game at a time."...
May 4, 2017 - 7:50pm