North Dakota head coach Dave Hakstol says Gophers' forward Jake Hansen started the altercation that got UND's Ben Blood in trouble. Hakstol also says Minnesota's radio play-by-play guy Wally Shaver was out of line when he referred to Blood as a "lunkhead" and the UND hockey program as "hoseheads."
Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth
A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.
Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'
Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.
Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting
Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.
Man gets 10 years for fatal pawn shop fire during Minneapolis riots
The incident, which took place during riots in May 2020, resulted in one man's death.
Election officials dismiss conservative group's complaint against Rep. Ilhan Omar
The group alleged that she used campaign funds on her future husband's consulting firm.
Reports: 6 names surface in Vikings' search for new head coach
Six names have surfaced Saturday in the Minnesota Vikings' hunt for a new head coach.
Minnetonka approves mask mandate in emergency ordinance
The mandate officially goes into effect Monday night.
Here are the snow totals from Friday's winter storm in Minnesota
There was a sharp gradient around the Twin Cities, with the highest amounts in southwestern Minnesota.
State lawmaker Tou Xiong apologizes after driving under the influence
The state representative was pulled over on the night of Jan. 8.
Duluth hospital requiring visitors to show vax proof, neg. test
The health care system is also tightening visitor guidelines.
Ridgeview halting urgent care at a Twin Cities site 'until further notice'
The organization cited "growing emergency medical needs" at the facility.
Hakstol wants UND and Gophers to continue home-and-home series'
University of North Dakota head hockey coach Dave Hakstol wants to continue to play the Gophers every year in a home-and-home series over three days. Minnesota is leaving the WCHA for the Big Ten Conference next season, and the teams only play once -- at Mariucci Arena.
North Dakota's huge third period knocks Gophers out of WCHA Final Five
North Dakota trailed the Gophers 3-1 after two periods before storming back with five goals in the third en route to a 6-3 semifinal win over the Gophers in the WCHA Final Five. Kyle Rau, Jake Hansen and Zach Budish scored for Minnesota. UND will play Denver in the Final Five championship game Saturday night.
Gophers: Freshman Wally Ellenson out 6-8 weeks with broken hand
Gophers freshman basketball player Wally Ellenson will miss six-to-eight weeks after breaking his left hand on Tuesday. Head coach Tubby Smith planned on playing the freshman, but is now undecided if he'll redshirt him for the season.
Video: UND's Blood loses assistant captain title for punking Rau
It's not exactly a show of good sportsmanship. North Dakota defenseman Ben Blood shoves Minnesota's Kyle Rau during the post-game handshake Saturday after UND lost to the Gophers, 6-2.
Gophers' Patterson full of confidence heading into the Frozen Four
Gophers' goalie Kent Patterson is full of confidence heading into Thursday night's Frozen Four game against Boston College. He says getting blown out by North Dakota in the WCHA Final Five helped the Gophers remember "that we have to play a full 60 minutes." Since then he's played two great games against Boston and UND.
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