There isn't a lot of separation in the WCHA standings, and that's why all five conference battles this weekend are important. Only two points separate the first place Gophers and second place UMD Bulldogs. Minnesota has a home-and-home with SCSU while UMD hosts Michigan Tech.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
Minnesotan infected with omicron was vaccinated, had booster shot
The Hennepin County man received his booster shot in early November.
Gophers clinch WCHA regular season title despite losing to Wisconsin, UMD falls to St. Cloud State
Despite losing 4-1 to Wisconsin, the Gophers clinched the MacNaughton Cup on Friday night. Minnesota needed a win or Minnesota-Duluth loss -- and that's exactly what they got as the Bulldogs lost to St. Cloud State, 2-1.
WCHA Playoffs: UMD takes game one over Minnesota State-Mankato, 4-2
The second-seeded UMD Bulldogs defeated Minnesota State, 4-2 Friday night at Amsoil Arena. J.T. Brown scored the first goal of the game and Brady Lamb added the game-winner for the Bulldogs. Game two of the series is Saturday night.
Denver outlasts UMD in double-overtime to advance to WCHA championship game
It took double-overtime to settle the first WCHA Final Five semifinal game as Denver defeated Minnesota-Duluth, 4-3 at Xcel Energy Center. Zac Larraza scored the game-winning goal. The Pioneers await the winner of Minnesota-North Dakota for the WCHA Final Five championship game.
UMD's Connolly is WCHA Player of the Year, Bjugstad & Patterson on first team
Minnesota-Duluth captain Jack Connolly was named WCHA Player of the Year Thursday. He received 48 of 96 first place votes. Gophers' forward Nick Bjugstad and goalie Kent Patterson were named to the All-WCHA First Team.
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