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Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
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Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
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'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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June 2, 2016
Stingers score, but come up short
WILLMAR — Three Willmar pitchers limited Duluth to three hits and the Stingers rallied in the ninth, but three errors proved too much to overcome in a 5-4 loss to the Huskies on Wednesday at Bill Taunton Stadium. The Stingers are 0-2 and open a two-game set against Eau Claire at...
June 2, 2016 - 12:02am
June 1, 2016
Steinbach wants his passion of baseball to stick with Stingers
WILLMAR — The Willmar Stingers introduced two new members of the organization at their season opener on Tuesday. One was a former MLB all-star...
June 1, 2016 - 12:13am
May 15, 2016
College Basketball: Son of former Gopher drawing interest from majors, including Minnesota
Jericho Sims, son of former U of M player Charles Sims, is getting offers from several NCAA Division I teams -- including the Gophers -- after attracting little notice before this spring
May 15, 2016 - 11:29pm
May 11, 2016
Stingers add 5 pitchers to roster
WILLMAR — The Willmar Stingers signed five pitchers to join their 2016 roster, the team announced Wednesday. Ricky Reynoso (University of the Pacific), Theron Kay (Baylor University), Brandon Texiera (LSU-Shreveport), Brad Schaenzer (University of Kentucky), and Ryan Abraham (Oxnard...
May 11, 2016 - 11:24pm
May 6, 2016
Commentary: The solution to the challenge
Recently the Chair of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, Michael Vekich, and Chancellor, Steven Rosenstone, published an op-ed piece in the Pioneer Press highlighting the two requests the colleges and universities brought before the Legislature this session—the...
May 6, 2016 - 12:21am
May 4, 2016
College Baseball: St. Thomas JV takes two from Ridgewater
The Ridgewater baseball team played well but dropped a pair of games to the St. Thomas junior varsity on Tuesday at Bill Taunton Stadium.
May 4, 2016 - 12:23am
April 29, 2016
College Softball: Yellowjackets take down Ridgewater in doubleheader
Tribune Sports ROCHESTER — Haley Vanourney and Sammy Hogan played major roles in Rochester’s doubleheader sweep of Ridgewater on Friday. Vanourney hit a walk-off home run in the Yellowjackets’ 5-4 victory in Game One, and Hogan one-hit the Warriors in a 2-1 victory in the second...
April 29, 2016 - 11:41pm
College Baseball: Warriors drop pair of 10-0 games
The Ridgewater College baseball team lost a pair of 10-0 games to St. Cloud Tech in a MCAC doubleheader Friday
April 29, 2016 - 11:40pm
April 27, 2016
NFL: Wentz seems like a better fit for blue-collar Philadelphia
CHICAGO — So the Eagles fan plopped himself down on the bar stool in downtown Chicago like only an Eagles fan can, and proceeded to ask about...
April 27, 2016 - 11:43pm
April 23, 2016
Commentary: Latinos voters choking at ballot
In recent weeks, I’ve been speaking on college campuses about how immigration, Latino voters and the presidential election all fit together....
April 23, 2016 - 1:03am
Going 1 or 2 in NFL Draft is nice, but ESPN experts say Wentz and Goff will need time to develop
FARGO — The annual North Dakota State football Spring Game is today at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome and it wasn’t that long ago...
April 23, 2016 - 12:03am
April 16, 2016
College Softball: Rochester takes down Warriors
Ridgewater’s last-inning rally fell two runs short in Game One and Rochester roughed up the Warriors in Game Two of an MCAC doubleheader on Friday at Ridgewater College
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
April 15, 2016
Gophers’ Banham goes 4th in WNBA Draft
UNCASVILLE, Ct. — For the first time in more than a decade, the Gophers have top-five picks in consecutive years in the WNBA Draft. Rachel Banham was selected No. 4 overall by the Connecticut Sun on Thursday night. Banham, the Big Ten player of the year and the conference’s...
April 15, 2016 - 12:07am
April 12, 2016
Minnesota joins move to ban accreditor of for-profit colleges
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson joined a dozen of the nation’s top law enforcement officials who want the U.S. Department of Education to revoke the oversight authority of the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges and universities. In a letter...
April 12, 2016 - 5:30am
March 13, 2016
College Baseball: Warriors blanked by Indian Hills
OTTUMWA, IOWA — The offense continued to be MIA for the Ridgewater baseball team, which suffered a 3-0 loss to Indian Hills Saturday. It was the third time in two days the Falcons shut out the Warriors. Ridgewater was also done in by sluggish defense, as three errors resulted in...
March 13, 2016 - 11:38pm