After a 1-3 start against non-conference opponents the Gophers football team is now faced with the challenge of facing some superior Big Ten teams. It all starts in Ann Arbor this Saturday when Minnesota faces Michigan.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Popular Minneapolis North principal fired for breaking protocols
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Don't expect changes in the Big Ten
Conference realignment across the collegiate landscape is happening almost everywhere. The Big Ten added Nebraska to bring it's total count to 12 teams, but they aren't planning on making any more changes. Conference commission Jim Delaney says they like what they currently have.
Minnesota in big, big trouble at the half against Michigan
The Gophers gave up touchdown after unanswered touchdown as Michigan makes its case for keeping the Little Brown Jug in Ann Arbor even longer. Minnesota quarterback Marquies Gray skipped the game with an injured toe.
Big Ten removes Joe Paterno's name from championship trophy
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: 'We believe that it would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time.' The action comes after Penn State fired Paterno after allegations of child sexual misconduct by one of his assistant coaches surfaced. The conference debuted the trophy named for the 84-year-old legend in August.
Big Ten coaches offer kind words to Kill
Gophers football coach Jerry Kill is back in the hospital for the second time in two weeks because of seizures. Now he is receiving words of encouragement from Big Ten coaches. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald says Kill "may be the toughest guy in college coaching."
Assistants believe Kill will coach against Michigan
Jerry Kill remains hospitalized at the Mayo Clinic undergoing extensive testing on his seizures. However, that doesn't mean he won't be coaching the Gophers' Big Ten opener Saturday at Michigan. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said he'd be shocked if Kill didn't make the trip to Ann Arbor.
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