The Gophers hockey team will try to break its Friday night jinx tomorrow against Mankato. The Gophers are at home and should be able to handle the Mavericks. But then again, Minnesota State has topped the Gophers five times in their last six meetings.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Hockey Gophers open against Sacred Heart
Don Lucia's hockey Gophers open the non-conference season tonight at Mariucci Arena as they face off against Sacred Heart. The Pioneers had an abysmal record last year, but after getting bounced from the 2011 WCHA playoffs by Alaska-Anchorage the No. 19 Gophers refuse to take any team lightly.
Gophers hockey blasts Sacred Heart in season opener
Don Lucia's Golden Gophers whipped Sacred Heart 9-0 in the season opener at Mariucci Arena Friday night. Minnesota scored four goals in a dominant second period to pull away for the route. The two teams will play again Saturday night at 7:00 p.m.
Gophers remain undefeated with blowout win over Vermont
The Vermont Catamounts may never want to play the Gophers again after being drilled 6-0 in the first ever meeting between the two schools. Nick Bjugstad led the U of M with two goals. The last time the Gophers started a season 5-0 was 2001 -- they won the National Championship that season.
Gophers picked to finish second in WCHA women's preseason coaches poll
The Golden Gophers women's hockey team has been picked to finish second in the WCHA this season. The coaches who voted on the preseason poll selected Wisconsin, the defending NCAA champions, to win the conference again.
Minnesota State-Mankato hires new head hockey coach
Mike Hastings has agreed to replace Troy Jutting who was fired after 12 seasons with the Mavericks men's hockey team. Free Press reports Hastings signed a four-year contract worth $225,000 a year. Minnesota State-Mankato has struggled in the WCHA finishing 11th in the last two seasons.
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