Soldier Field in Chicago won't be a football stadium next February 17. Instead, it will be hosting the "Hockey City Classic", an outdoor college hockey doubleheader, with one game featuring the Gophers against the Wisconsin Badgers. The other game is between Notre Dame and Miami.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Gophers-Badgers might meet outdoors at Chicago's Soldier Field
The Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers might be meeting in Chicago. According to Chicago Tribune, the game would be part of an outdoor college hockey doubleheader next February at Soldier Field.
2012 Gophers' hockey schedule released
Next season will be the Gopher men's hockey team's last season in the WCHA, and their schedule is looking very glamorous. Minnesota plays 36 games, 20 at at Mariucci Arena. Two of the non-conference home games are against Notre Dame and defending national champion, Boston College.
Fighting Irish outlast hockey Gophers, 4-3
The University of Minnesota men's hockey team came up short in their first game of 2012. The Gophers lost to fifth-ranked Notre Dame in the U.S. Hall of Fame Game at Mariucci arena Saturday night. In the last three minutes the Gophers scored twice, but the Fighting Irish still handed Minnesota their second consecutive loss with a final score of 4-3.
Five players score as Gophers pound Niagara 5-1 at Mariucci Classic
The Golden Gophers hockey team looked fully rested after a three-week break and destroyed Niagara, 5-1 Friday night at the Mariucci Classic. Five different Gophers scored in the win. Minnesota plays Northeastern in the championship game Saturday at 6:00 p.m.
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