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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Guard Gabe Kalscheur bombed in seven 3-pointers Tuesday night and scored a game-high 25 points as unbeaten Minnesota rallied from a seven-point deficit late in the...

Gopher coach Rick Pitino       USA Today Sports file photo
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch

PIERZ—A 64-year-old Waverly woman died Tuesday, Nov. 20, after the car she drove struck a semitrailer and an SUV, sending five people—including two young children—to the hospital....

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch

Parents are invited to a festive Thanksgiving meal with their kindergartners Wednesday at Harrison Elementary School.

Find out Thursday what the young students consider their favorite holiday traditions and what...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Badgers tweeted a hype video Tuesday, Nov. 20, that doubles as a horror film for the Gophers.

Ahead of the battle...

Wisconsin Badgers players, including injured linebacker Jack Cichy, far left, celebrate with the Paul Bunyan axe after defeating the Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium on Nov. 25, 2017. The Badgers and Gophers face off for the axe again Saturday, Nov. 24. Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY Sports
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

MINNEAPOLIS -- Unlike many other hockey players from warm-weather regions, Minnesota Gophers freshman forward Nathan Burke didn’t grow up playing roller hockey. Living five minutes from the Arizona Coyotes practice...

Freshman forward Nathan Burke is the first hockey player from Arizona to skate with the Gophers. He scored his first two collegiate goals in last weekend's 3-0 win over St. Lawrence. Brace Hemmelgarn / University of Minnesota Athletics
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, released the results of a study estimating the contribution of Central Lakes College to the regional economy to...

A recent study shows Central Lakes college contributes $135.8 million to the regional economy each year and supports 1,107 jobs. Graphic from Central Lakes College
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

Bragging rights will be worth more than the $9 million prize money to Phil Mickelson when he takes on Tiger Woods in an 18-hole winner-takes-all pay-per-view showdown in Las Vegas....

Phil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woodspose for a photo during a press conference Tuesday, Nov. 20, before The Match: Tiger vs Phil golf match at Shadow Creek Golf Course. Kyle Terada / USA TODAY Sports
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Brainerd Dispatch

Senior Jenna Meyer and junior Avery Eckman were named the most valuable players on the Brainerd Warriors volleyball team this season.

Meyer and Eckman were named to the All-Central Lakes...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

MINNEAPOLIS -- First and foremost, Rob McClanaghan wanted Derrick Rose to enjoy his summer in the gym. This was Rose’s first summer in seemingly forever where he could focus on...

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose (25) celebrates during the third quarter against the Utah Jazz at Target Center in Minneapolis on Oct. 31, 2018. Brace Hemmelgarn / USA TODAY Sports
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Grand Forks Herald

ST. PAUL -- Wild coach Bruce Boudreau was compelled to shuffle his defense corps Tuesday, Nov. 20,.and split up the top two pairings, reuniting Jared Spurgeon with Ryan Suter and...

Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon (46) celebrates his goal with defenseman Ryan Suter (left) in the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Jan. 20, 2018. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports