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The Home Run: Today’s greater Minnesota sports stories

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The Home Run is a daily look at the lesser-known sports stories throughout greater Minnesota. Whether it’s an individual or team with an amazing story, we’ll track down our favorites every weekday.

Iron Range teen wins gold at World Archery Youth Championships

A 15-year-old Minnesota archer competing with Team USA took home the gold medal at the World Youth Archery Championships Saturday. Hibbing's Breanna Theodore – and her teammates Dahlia Crook and Cassidy Cox – beat Team Mexico in the finals by a score of 228-217. Theodore told it was "incredible" to shoot with Crook and Cox.

– Read more from the Mesabi Daily News

Huskerz dominate in Southern Plains Football League regular season

The Southwest Huskerz have secured the best regular season record in the Southern Plains Football League's regular season. The Worthington-based squad is 6-0 after knocking off the winless North Iowa Bucks 48-12. With the win, they wrapped up home field advantage for the playoffs. But there's still one regular season game left, Saturday at 7 p.m. against the Tri-State Buffalos.

– Read more from the Worthington Daily Globe

Minnesota golfer named Summit League Newcomer of the Year at NDSU

Natalie Roth, a golfer from Lake Park Minnesota and Detroit Lakes High School alum, was named Summit League Newcomer of the Year for her freshman performance at North Dakota State University. Roth led the Bison with an average of 76.71 this season, and tied for fourth place at the league championship – the highest of any league newcomer.

– Read more from DL-Online

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Suspect fled police, found hiding in old camper in scrap yard

Police say they were trying to pull him over for driving without any lights.


Omicron fading in Minnesota? Wastewater detection provides hope

Wastewater samples can help predict a rise or fall in COVID-19 cases.

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COVID: Minneapolis, St. Paul vaccine-or-test rule for dining now in effect

Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required.

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Man crawls to safety before train hits his stuck wheelchair

The incident happened Tuesday on Highway 169.

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Sizing up Vikings coaching candidates we know about so far

A closer look at some of the head coaching candidates interviewed by the Vikings

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St. Paul: Man called police to report he killed his wife

Police are also investigating a separate fatal shooting in the Frogtown neighborhood.

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Timberwolves survive Knicks' second-half barrage to get back to .500

Karl-Anthony Towns' lay-in helped Minnesota get a win in The Garden.

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Charges: MN teen shot mom after dispute over meth

The girl's mother said there had been a dispute over methamphetamine.

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No travel advised: High winds, whiteout conditions in NW MN

Zero visibility in parts of greater Minnesota Tuesday night.

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Update: Holy Angels evacuated over bomb threat, school says

Someone left a voicemail early Tuesday suggesting there was an explosive device.

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Convicted stalker charged with harassment of another DJ at The Current

He pleaded guilty to similar charges involving the DJ's colleague back in 2015.