Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsIt's getting to be that exciting time of the winter high school sports season as we go down to the wire for conference champions and get the postseason started.
Prep Blog: Girls Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-UpsThis week, South St. Paul is hosting a girls hockey tournament with some traditionally strong programs. There's also The Clash National Duals in Rochester, which features Minnesota's top high school wrestling programs as well as some of the top programs from around the country.
Worker Burned By Beet Juice Sues American CrystalA man who was severely burned while working at an American Crystal Sugar plant last year has filed a lawsuit that accuses the company of negligence. Kevin Birnbaum was a contract worker at the East Grand Forks plant when the accident happened during an employee lockout in January 2013.
East Grand Forks Wins Class 1A Boys Hockey CrownEast Grand Forks didn't let a slow start get in the way of a school first. Grant Loven had a goal and three assists as the Green Wave beat Hermantown 7-3 in the Class 1A Boys Hockey Championship on Saturday.
Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey FavoritesWhen the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it'll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.
Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey PreviewIt's hard to believe, but it's already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.
Man Arrested After Manhunt In East Grand Forks Authorities in East Grand Forks have arrested a man found hiding outside in subzero temperatures after an alleged domestic disturbance. The 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a manhunt that lasted for over an hour.
Public’s Help Sought Finding Missing Boy, 10, In Polk Co. Officials in Polk County are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 10-year-old who has autism.
2 Workers In NW Minn. Fall Into Scalding WaterAuthorities in northwestern Minnesota say two employees at a sugar plant have suffered serious burns after they fell into scalding hot water.
If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 3/8Friday night's High School Sports Rally features the State High School Hockey semi-finals! Among the big matches are Hill-Murray versus Wayzata, Duluth East versus Edina, Breck versus Hermantown and East Grand Forks versus St. Thomas Academy.
Prep Blog: Previewing The Boys State Hockey TournamentBeing the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.
Wander Minnesota: A Guide to DecemberMinnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.
ND Man Pleads Guilty In Synthetic Drug OverdoseA North Dakota teen has pleaded guilty to dealing synthetic drugs that led to the overdose death of a Grand Forks teen. Wesley Sweeney, of Manvel, appeared Friday in federal court. He pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute drugs that resulted in death.
Brothers Win Annual Red River Catfish TournamentBrothers Billy and Marty Cariveau caught nine catfish weighing just under 76 ½ pounds to win the annual Red River catfish tournament in the Grand Forks area.
Man Pleads Guilty To Forming Drug-Trafficking RingA 26-year-old man with a four-year college degree has pleaded guilty to organizing a drug-trafficking ring that supplied heroin, cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy across North Dakota and Minnesota.