With the cost of tuition rising every year, crowd fundraising site GoFundMe reports more people are turning to the internet to ask for help. The College Board estimates the average college student graduates with $30,000 in loans.
A Minnesota Democratic legislator who fought to raise the minimum wage and is known for speeches that mocked Republican rivals as well as politicians in his own party said Thursday he will give up his seat in the state House as his family moves abroad.
Josh Mitchell broke a tie in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.
Tomorrow, the Gopher women’s hockey team will go for its third national championship in the last four years… at their home rink.
Boston College junior forward Alex Carpenter has won the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, given annually to the top player in women’s college hockey. The award was presented Saturday at the University of Minnesota, the site of the NCAA championship. Carpenter beat finalists Hannah Brandt, a junior forward for Minnesota.
In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
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To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.
The NCAA Tournament is already giving people a lot to talk about, and it’s also busting a lot of brackets. But the biggest upset of the day came with the help of a young man from Golden Valley, Minn.
Minnesota’s newest Supreme Court justice was sworn in Tuesday afternoon by the woman she’s replacing.
Forget Romney’s taxes that will simply confirm his wealthy. Let’s see Obama’s college transcripts and find out what is necessary for him to hide.
When it comes to the candidates’ pasts, Obama – not Romney – should be on the defensive. Obviously, questions about Obama have been unanswered for a longer period of time than Romney’s.
Fans are getting behind their alma maters here in the Twin Cities as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is in full swing.
Siyani Chambers plays point guard for the Hopkins High School boys basketball team. He helped lead the Royals to a Class 4A state championship last season.