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Caledonia: Fruechte goes from preps to the pros

Former Gophers wide receiver Isaac Fruechte signed with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday and in doing so became the second Caledonia High School graduate to go to the NFL. "We're pretty proud," Caledonia football coach Brent Schroeder said. Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Karl Klug was the first Caledonia grad to go pro.

– Read more from the Rochester Post Bulletin

St. Cloud: Girls lacrosse growing fast

St. Cloud Cathedral, Apollo and Tech high schools all feature talented athletics on their own, but in girls lacrosse the three schools combine for one team referred to as St. Cloud Area. There are 59 girls on varsity/junior varsity this year, up from 39 in their debut season in 2009.

Read more from the St. Cloud Times

Eveleth: Karakas headed to another Hall of Fame

Mike Karakas, the first American-born goalie in the NHL, will be inducted into the DECC Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday night. His amazing life included playing with a broken toe in the Stanley Cup Final with the Chicago Blackhawks in 1938. He was the first NHL player to appear on a Wheaties box.

– Read more from the Duluth News Tribune

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Bemidji: Axemen fall to Colorado

Indoor football is a big deal in Bemidji. Unfortunately, the Bemidji Axemen aren't doing well this season. They dropped their sixth straight game on Saturday night to a club from Colorado.

– Read more from the Bemidji Pioneer

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Wild flip the script, dominate Blackhawks

Ryan Hartman scored twice to earn the first game of a back-to-back.

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Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends

The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.

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Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities

They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.

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MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting

The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.

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What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?

The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.

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Booming noises in the night could be frost quakes

The loud sounds are most likely to happen during the middle of the night.

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Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks

The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.

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MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty

He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.

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Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates

Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.

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Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday

The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.

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Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations

Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.

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