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St. Cloud: Former Johnnie WR on HOF ballot

For a third consecutive year a former St. John's star wide receiver is on the ballot to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Blake Elliott was a 3-time All-American wide receiver under legendary coach John Gagliardi. The Johnnies were a national power with Elliott from 2000-2003, including winning the Division III national championship in 2003.

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Mahnomen: Brothers trying to make golf history

Mahnomen-Waubun High School doesn't have a team title or individual boys golf state championship in its history, but that could change thanks to Blake and Nathaniel Kahlbaugh. Blake is three shots off the lead in the 1A tournament, just one shot ahead of Nathaniel. As a team, Mahnomen-Waubun sits in second place, just two strokes behind Mounds Park Academy. Check out all day one results here.

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Dilworth: Prep pitcher intimidates all the way to State

Tyler Madson, a senior pitcher, has Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School in the state baseball tournament for the first time in school history. No, he hasn't done it by himself, but he leads the team in hitting and has been an intimidating presence on the mound. Madson is 8-1 and has 81 strikeouts in just over 60 innings this season. The Rebels open 2A tournament play against Rochester Lourdes.

– Read more from the Fargo Forum

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Gopher Football

Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win

First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.

Brandon Richart, missing person

Search underway for missing man in Anoka area

Brandon Richart was last seen Nov. 17.

U.S. Bank Stadium

5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl

A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.

ashley Carlson

Remains of missing WI mom found in Pine County, MN

Ashley Miller-Carlson was 33 years old.

D'Angelo Russell

D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller

Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.

Gopher Football

Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe

Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.

Meeker County Sheriff's Office

Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident

He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.

Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.