After winning the Northwest Division, the Wild were defeated by the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the playoffs following the 2007-08 season.
One airlifted after crash on rural Scott County highway
The State Patrol shut down Highway 282 in both directions Thursday afternoon.
Police investigating after two men found dead in Maple Grove
Few details are known about the investigation.
Gallery: Charming, Northeast Minneapolis Home is perfect for first-time homebuyers
Located in the Holland neighborhood, it's near the Eastside Co-op, tons of amazing restaurants, breweries, and a distillery
Eden Prairie 19-year-old killed in crash near Valleyfair is ID'd
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash, involving a 26-year-old driver from Hopkins.
Man pleads guilty for threatening to kill Hennepin County employees
Peter Robert Berry has a criminal history dating back to the 1970s, according to court records.
Fourth person sentenced for murder of Minneapolis realtor
Lyndon Wiggins is the fourth person that has been sentenced in the kidnapping and killing of Monique Baugh.
Paraglider airlifted to hospital after winds cause crash
Winds impacted the paraglider's ascent.
Woman, 29, dies in two-vehicle crash south of Mora
The crash occurred in Brunswick Township just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Man turns self in after attempted kidnapping at McDonald's
Police said the suspect turned himself in due to pressure from concerned citizens.
Sports MN Quiz: Which school has the most appearances at the boys' prep hockey tournament?
The Minnesota Boys' High School Hockey Tournament is under way at XCel Energy Center. Can you name the school that's made the most tournament appearances? Click on the headline for the answer.
Sports MN Quiz: Who led the Wild in scoring in the team's inaugural season?
Marion Gaborik played 71 games at right wing for the Wild in 2000-01, but he was second in points for the team for season. Who had more points? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did UMD defeat for its first NCAA hockey title?
Today's MN Sports Quiz tests your recent memory. Tonight, the UMD Bulldogs hoist their first hockey championship banner after capturing the NCAA Division I title last spring. Remember who they beat in the Frozen Four final? For the answer, click the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did Randy Wittman replace as T-Wolves coach?
It's sort of a former-Wolves coach stew here in late January. Kevin McHale returns. Flip is fired in D.C., and Randy Wittman resurfaces. Who did Wittman replace when he was hired in Minnesota? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did Joe Kapp sign with after the 1969 season?
Ex-quarterback Joe Kapp, 73, led the Vikings to their first Super Bowl appearance in January, 1970. After that season, who did he play for? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: What was the basketball men's Gophers record in 2010-11?
A new season, and new hope for a trip to the NCAA tournament. That didn't happen last year for Tubby Smith's team. Do you remember Minnesota's overall record? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Which arenas have hosted the boys' hockey tournament?
The Xcel Energy Center is host to the boys' state hockey tournament this week, with champions in Class A and AA to be crowned Saturday. Four other arenas have hosted Minnesota's signature prep tournament. Can you name them? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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