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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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Driver, 15 years old, hurt when car collides with SUV

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Liriano retires: Remembering his meteoric rise as a rookie

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Man hospitalized after snowmobile crash in Stearns County

The crash occurred east of State Highway 238 in Albany Township.

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Indicators of COVID in wastewater skyrocketing in Twin Cities

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