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Duluth: Minnesota's winningest coach gets the call to the Hall

Bob McDonald's 1,012 career basketball coaching victories are the most of any coach in Minnesota prep history. Tonight, McDonald, who coached basketball at Chisholm for 59 years, will be inducted into the DECC Athletic Hall of Fame in Duluth.

– Read more from the Duluth News Tribune

St. Cloud: SCSU pitcher fueled by tragedy

Garrett Harrison, a left-handed pitcher from Champlin, Minnesota, lost his mother to a brain tumor when he was just 15 years old. Through tragedy came triumph, as he is one of the best pitchers on the best team in Division II college baseball. At 7 p.m. the top-ranked Huskies host Henderson State at Joe Faber Field in the opening round of the Central Region of the NCAA Tournament. With a pair of wins they'll advance to the Division II College World Series.

– Read more from the St. Cloud Times

Olivia: BOLD catcher is all about the team

Trent Athman has been the starting catcher for BOLD's baseball team since his freshman year. Now a senior, Athman is just 16 hits shy of breaking the school's all-time record, but he's not focused on individual accolades; he believes that any records he sets belong to the team. Athman and BOLD have gone to three consecutive state tournaments and they're off to a 12-2 start this spring.

– Read more from the West Central Tribune

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Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September

The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.

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Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash

The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.

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Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea

The three victims are related, according to police.

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Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota

The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.

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Hastings man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in vehicle

Matthew Quade's BAC was almost five times over the legal limit when police pulled him over last week.

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Arrest made after person shot at Hopkins apartment building

Police say this was an isolated incident and that the victim and suspect knew each other.

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BA.2.12.1 omicron subvariant quickly becoming dominant in MN

Experts say the subvariant is more transmissible but there is not evidence to suggest it causes more severe disease.

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DFLer who was in labor during endorsement convention to run in primary

Maye Quade gave a speech while in active labor before she ultimately withdrew from the endorsing convention last month to give birth.

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Valleyfair opens this weekend, reveals full summer schedule of events

New fare includes walking tacos, hand-scooped ice cream and deep-fried pickles.

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