While the border battle to the east between the Vikings and Packers didn't go very well, the border battle to the west finished with a much better result. The Gophers defeated South Dakota State 71-55 at Williams Arena.
Teen driver crashes into parked payloader; 16-year-old passenger dies
The crash happened early Saturday morning in Waconia.
Barrage of gunfire injures boy in Brooklyn Park; vehicles, apartments damaged
Police say they recovered evidence that more than 40 rounds were fired in the shooting.
Minnesota Wild back away from thin blue line T-shirt giveaway
The giveaway backfired when word of it reached social media.
Workers at Minneapolis Trader Joe's become 2nd in nation to unionize
The vote was certified by the National Labor Relations Board Friday.
Woman killed by suspected drunk-driver in St. Louis County
The crash occurred on Highway 21 in Embarrass Township Friday night.
2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35
The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Gopher men take down Bucknell 70-58 in season opener
Tubby Smith's Golden Gophers are off to a nice start after defeating Bucknell 70-58 at Williams Arena Friday night. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 17-points and 10-rebounds.
Smith's Gophers looking for 3-point pop on offense
At Williams Arena, the basketball Gophers finish up exhibition play tonight against Augustana. Coach Tubby Smith is looking for more outside shooting. In Minnesota’s first tune-up against Bemidji state, the Gophers were just 1 of 7 from three-point range
Mbakwe lifts Gophers past D-II Augustana in exhibition
The Gophers men’s basketball team defeated Augustana 72-60 Monday in exhibition action. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 22 points and 13 rebounds. It was their final tune-up before regular season play begins with a non-conference game against Bucknell Friday night at Williams Arena.
Preview: Gophers vs. Northwestern
With back-to-back road wins, the Gophers men’s basketball team will host Northwestern Sunday afternoon. Minnesota is 2-4 in the Big Ten after going 12-1 in non-conference action. The Wildcats are also 2-4 in the Big Ten conference. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. at Williams Arena.
Gophers' MarQueis Gray welcomes twin boys
From the border battle to the diaper battle. Gophers' quarterback MarQueis Gray is a new dad. Before taking on Wisconsin Saturday, his girlfriend gave birth to their twin boys the night before. Little MarShawn and MarZell are both happy and healthy..and mom is OK. Gray turned 22 last week.
Bemidji State plays Gophers tough in exhibition opener
Tubby Smith and the Golden Gophers defeated Bemidji State 71-58 in their exhibition opener Tuesday night. The Beavers' David Berthene led all scorers with 21 points. Trevor Mbakwe led Minnesota with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Gophers down to two healthy RB's
The over-matched Gophers are down to two running backs -- Duane Bennett and Donnell Kirkwood. Hamstring injuries are expected to keep David Cobbs and Devin Wright out against Nebraska. Lamonte Edwards could see action at linebacker and running back if he's needed.
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