Halfback Bruce Smith, who will be honored at Minnesota's game against Miami (Ohio) Saturday, won the Heisman Trophy back in 1941. Smith, a Faribault, Minn., native, died of cancer in 1967 at the age of 47.
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.
Sports MN Quiz: How many championships did the Minneapolis Lakers win?
The Lynx are the latest pro basketball team in Minnesota to win a league championship. Back in the 20th century, the old Minneapolis Lakers won a few -- but how many? For the answer, click on the headlines above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who is the Vikings' career sack leader?
Jared Allen has the single-season record for sacks as a Viking, but who holds the Vikings' career sack title? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who was the last Gopher basketball player to win All-American honors?
Here's a clue to today's question: Let's just say it's been a while. For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who was the last starting goalie for the Minnesota North Stars?
In the North Stars' last season in Minnesota, who started in goals? Hint: He was a Campbell Conference All-Star in 1993. For the answer, click the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager in 1969?
On this day in 1969, Twins manager Billy Martin was fired by Calvin Griffith after Minnesota was swept out of the A.L. playoffs by the Baltimore Orioles. Can you name Billy's replacement? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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: How many games did the Twins win in 1987?
Positive. We're trying to stay positive. With that being our mantra, how many games did the Twins win in their World Series championship year of 1987? 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.
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