A New York Times report claims Derek Boogaard was given more than 100 prescriptions for thousands of pills from more than a dozen NHL doctors. He died last year of an accidental overdose of narcotic painkillers and alcohol. The Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers left winger struggled with addiction to some of the very drugs team doctors were providing.
Acclaimed investigative podcast 'In the Dark' canceled by American Public Media
The Peabody Award-winning investigative podcast earned national acclaim.
Former KARE 11 intern returning as station's newest anchor
Morgan Wolfe makes her full-time debut next week.
Former MN teacher charged for knocking student's tooth out with hockey stick
Kimberly June Neubauer has been charged with third-degree assault and is no longer a teacher at Princeton Public Schools.
Guthrie cancels 'Emma' performances, Illusion Theater delays premiere due to COVID
The pandemic is continuing to leave theater seats empty in the Twin Cities.
Property owners asked to monitor river shorelines in ongoing search for Elle Ragin
Investigators are focusing their search on the Mississippi River in Stearns County.
Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported
Police said they haven't learned of any injuries as of Wednesday.
Unleashed, off-duty police K-9 attacks boy in Isanti
The attack involved an Anoka County Sheriff's Office K-9, named Bubba.
New 'Big Brother' season includes a Minnesota attorney
Michael Bruner will compete against 15 other houseguests starting Wednesday night.
Man, 34, dies after being found unresponsive in grain bin
The incident happened in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon.
Laser pointed at plane descending into MSP Airport
Nationwide, laser pointing incidents rose 42% last year compared to 2020.
Judge throws out Derek Boogaard wrongful-death lawsuit
Boogaard died of an overdose in 2011.
New York Times: Boogaard had degenerative brain disease
The New York Times is reporting that former Wild and Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard had a degenerative brain disease, caused by repeated trauma to his head. Boogaard, who died earlier this year because of a drug overdose, is the subject of a special series focusing on his career, and death.
Backstrom looks to extend dominance of Flames after Wild honor Boogaard
Goaltender Niklas Backstrom has shutouts in his last two starts against the last-place Calgary Flames. This game will follow the Wild's tribute to their most popular tough-guy, the late Derek Boogaard.
New York Times on Derek Boogaard: 'Blood on the ice'
The New York Times has published an exhaustive article on the late Derek Boogaard, who is characterized as an enforcer who had the most feared right hand in the NHL. "Derek Boogaard: Blood on the ice" is must reading.
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