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Red Wing football field named after beloved coach

The varsity football field at Red Wing High School will now be known as Russ 'Cougar' Marshall Field. Marshall was a football coach for decades at the high school, mostly with the freshman team and never as the varsity head coach. The Red Wing school board approved the decision Monday, just hours after Marshall died at the age of 69.

– Read more from the Rochester Post-Bulletin

UMD hires two assistant women's hockey coaches

The University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team has two new assistant coaches. Laura Bellamy (a Duluth native) and Samantha Reber (from Edina) will join new head coach Maura Crowell on the bench this season. Bellamy graduated from Duluth Denfeld High School and was the Let's Play Hockey Senior Goalie of the Year in 2009. Reber just finished her senior season at Harvard (where Crowell and Bellamy both coached) – she notched 32 points in 36 games and helped lead Harvard to the NCAA title game this year.

– Read more from the Duluth News Tribune

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Brave New Comedy Workshop in downtown Minneapolis.

Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases

The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.

Austin Retterath

Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River

Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.

"Love" mural seen in St. Paul.

Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists

The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.


Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M

It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.

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Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation

Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.


Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws

A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.

US Bank Stadium

U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers

A hiring fair will be held for the positions.

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Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home

David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.


'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN

Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.

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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, May 20

The latest data shows there are 442 people with COVID hospitalized in Minnesota.