MINNEAPOLIS — Tracy Claeys got comfortable on sofas and around kitchen tables during home visits with recruits in the Gophers’ 2016 class. In The Woodlands, Texas, home of defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr., the Gophers coach said he had “probably the best sloppy joe I’ve ever eaten in my life.”
ST. PAUL — During midseason slumps the past two seasons, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher maintained order by giving coach Mike Yeo a public vote of confidence. That hasn’t happened as the Wild have spiraled out of control in their third midwinter slide in as many years. Fletcher has not spoken with the local media since the NHL all-star break but said Friday he will address the issue during the team’s morning skate Saturday in St. Louis.
WOODBURY — Apple Valley’s season ended on Wednesday night, and Eagles’ coach Don Erdall called it “the most bizarre and amazing thing” he has ever seen at a hockey rink. Apple Valley junior goaltender Taylor DeForrest recorded 112 saves as fifth-seeded Apple Valley fell 3-2 in six overtimes to East Ridge in the Class 2A, Section 3 quarterfinals in Woodbury.
NEW YORK — During the Minnesota Wild’s most recent slump — just three wins in the past 14 games — the team has taken comfort in the fact that they’ve been through this before. The Wild survived midseason crashes the past two seasons only to rediscover their form in time to advance to the second round of the playoffs.
WOODBURY – Gov. Mark Dayton was hospitalized Sunday night after fainting while speaking at an event in Woodbury, his office announced. "Earlier this evening, the governor was at an event...
MINNEAPOLIS — Super Saturday in New York City will feature the Gophers men’s basketball and men’s hockey teams on Jan. 20, 2018, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday. The doubleheader series at Madison Square Garden will have Minnesota playing Ohio State in basketball and Michigan State in hockey.
ST. PAUL — Suppose there were an evil curse that made you get sick, drink more, gain weight, sleep less, become depressed and die from a heart attack. In Minnesota, it’s known as “winter.”
Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday appointed Margaret Chutich, a state Appeals Court judge, to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Chutich was considered by Dayton for previous Supreme Court openings. She will...
ST. PAUL — After Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt met Thursday morning to reach a final answer on whether the Legislature should have a special session, Daudt said he is still unsure if one is needed.
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul police sergeant issued a public apology Wednesday for a Facebook comment to “run them over” about an upcoming Black Lives Matter march, but the...