Minnesota Wild prospect Mikael Granlund scored a big insurance goal in the third period to help Finland upset Team USA in the preliminary round of the World Junior Championships Wednesday. The loss puts a lot of pressure on the U.S. to beat the Czech Republic on Friday.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
Wild players and top prospects playing in World Championship in Finland
The 2012 IIHF World Championship is being played in Finland and Sweden starting Friday, and members of the Minnesota Wild are participating. Goalie Matt Hackett is playing for Canada, Mikko Koivu and prospect Mikael Granlund are with Finland and 2011 first-round pick Jonas Brodin is representing Sweden.
Koivu, Finland rally to eliminate USA from World Hockey Championships
Mikko Koivu scored the game-tying goal before Finland stunned the U.S. with the winning goal with 8 seconds left in the third period. Finland won the game, 3-2, eliminating the U.S. in the quarterfinal round of the World Hockey Championships.
World Junior Championships feature six Wild prospects
Great hockey minds in Minnesota are well aware of the Wild's tremendous group of prospects waiting to make NHL names for themselves. Six of those prospects are playing in the World Junior Championships -- set to begin next week. Super prospect Mikel Granlund and Jonas Brodin, the Wild's 2011 No. 1 draft choice, are two of the six to keep an eye on.
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