Thirty-three-old Rich Mertz was skating with friends at Amsoil Arena in Duluth when he got tangled up and an ice skate cut him deep in the face and neck. The wound severed two arteries, and blood was gushing when two quick-thinking maintenance workers rushed to his rescue.
Thunder selects Chet Holmgren 2nd overall in NBA Draft
The Minneapolis native becomes the highest-drafted Minnesotan in NBA history.
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.
Cops called to arena to pull over weaving driver ... on Zamboni
Apple Valley police found the Zamboni driver struggling to get his machine off the ice. When he flunked a field sobriety test, he was arrested. The driver has previous arrests for drunk driving -- in a car.
Winfield puts his chances of playing at Chicago at 80 percent
Antoine Winfield missed Sunday's game against the Cardinals with a neck injury, but he's doing everything he can to get back on the field when the Vikings play at Chicago Sunday night. In an interview on KFAN radio, Winfield said he's feeling much better and put his chances of playing at 80 percent.
Mother of injured hockey player hopeful after he moves his arms
Jack Jablonksi's mother says the 16-year-old athlete moved both his arms. The development offers some hope in an otherwise difficult situation. Jablonski was paralyzed after a check from behind slammed him into the boards during a hockey game.
Wild put Nystrom on waivers
The Minnesota Wild are saying so long to veteran center Eric Nystrom. He was put on waivers today. If another team doesn't claim him -- he'll be sent to Minnesota's minor league affiliate in Houston. Nystrom has two years left on his contract at $1.4 million per year.
Paralyzed hockey player knows what Jablonski is facing
Pioneer Press columnist Bob Sansevere interviews Travis Roy, a former Boston College hockey player who was paralyzed from the neck down after a hit he took during a 1995 game.
OT gamble puts South St. Paul into state football tournament
When South St. Paul scored to get within one point of St. Thomas Academy in overtime, they took a game-deciding gamble by going for a two-point conversion. The Packers hit the jackpot and now are state tournament bound.
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