The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories


Detroit Lakes: Girls' golf dynasty aims for 4th state title

Katie Smith, the three-time reigning girls golf individual Class 2A state champion, has Detroit Lakes in cruise control this season in what could culminate with a fourth straight team state championship. The greatest dynasty in Minnesota girls prep golf is the Minnewaska squad that won five straight titles from 2006-2010. No golfer has won four consecutive individual titles.

– Read more from the Becker County Record

St. Cloud: Huskies' DII baseball dominance here to stay

Andy Rennecke writes that St. Cloud State's baseball team, ranked No. 1 in the country this season before being knocked out of the NCAA Tournament just one win shy of reaching the Division II College World Series, isn't going to step down anytime soon from its place as a budding national powerhouse.

– Read more from the St. Cloud Times

Duluth: Lacrosse coming to Duluth high schools

Just like Mankato West and East schools announced earlier this week, a pair of Duluth schools voted in favor of making lacrosse a school-sponsored boys and girls sport in 2016. Denfeld and East high schools in Duluth will co-op a varsity lacrosse team and self-fund it for the first four years. Lacrosse is one of the country's fastest growing sports and there are now more than 70 varsity teams in Minnesota.

– Read more from FOX 21 KQDS

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Man with Parkinson's lights up Plymouth with synchronized light show

"The best medicine I have for my disease is what I try to do with the light show," Mike Justak said.

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Watch: Drunk squirrel in Minnesota captures the world's attention

The squirrel was immediately cut off after nearly tipping over.

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Small town gym refusing to close facing lawsuit from attorney general

The gym is facing a lawsuit and a temporary restraining order to halt their operations.

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Money Gal Coaching: Bouncing back after living your best life

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.


When do stores open on Black Friday this year?

Many major retailers will be open Black Friday, some for extended hours.

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Man found dead outside home near Cass Lake

The man was reportedly shot outside the property.


Gov. Walz announces $1M in grants to boost Minnesota tourism

The money will be used for marketing efforts to attract people to Minnesota's hard-hit tourist spots.

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Nov. 25 COVID-19 update: 72 deaths ties Minnesota's single-day high

A COVID-19 update will not be provided on Thanksgiving Day.


Revival to open its fourth Twin Cities location

The fried chicken and smoked meat maestros are moving to St. Louis Park.