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Hawks push it to the limit before falling in overtime against No. 12 Gonzaga

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:42
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SPOKANE, Wash.—UND entered The Kennel as a 30-point underdog against No. 12 Gonzaga. The Fighting Hawks also came in on a three-game losing streak and their overall play—for a good...

Hawks hope to build on rugged schedule

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:41
Grand Forks Herald

SPOKANE, Wash.—The McCarthey Athletic Center—or The Kennel as the locals call it—may be the perfect venue for college basketball.

The Kennel seats 6,000, small enough for every fan to make...

'Prairie Home Companion' has a new name: 'Live from Here'

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:27
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ST. PAUL — "A Prairie Home Companion" has a new name: "Live from Here."

The public radio show's host Chris Thile announced the new name on Saturday evening during a...

Suns have plenty in reserve to defeat Timberwolves

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:27
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MINNEAPOLIS—The Phoenix Suns overcame 27 turnovers to grind out a hard-fought 108-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night, Dec. 16, at Target Center.

Phoenix helped itself with another...

James Madison causes 10 turnovers and runs past South Dakota State in FCS semifinals

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:15
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HARRISONBURG, Va.—Marcus Marshall could've sprinted to Frisco.

There was no one in front of him and, certainly, no defender was going to catch him from behind.

The James Madison junior...

Puerto Ricans adapt to new home in Bismarck-Mandan

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 20:47
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BISMARCK — Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans have fled devastated Puerto Rico for the continental United States since Hurricane Maria. Many have left the island for Bismarck and Mandan,...

Vikings fans' Super Bowl dreams hinge on offensive line

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 20:20
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The recent suggestion that the Vikings might play a Super Bowl in their home stadium this season was met with such staunch ridicule and/or fatalism from...

Wave bounce back strong

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 19:52
Grand Forks Herald

The scoring drought didn't last long for East Grand Forks Senior High.

The Green Wave were handed their first shutout of the girls high school hockey season Tuesday, a 3-0...

Petersen leads KnightRiders to win over Jamestown

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 19:38
Grand Forks Herald

Katelin Petersen is a self-described grinder, getting a lot of her goals working around the net.

On Saturday, the junior's skating skills were a factor, as she scored a pair...

Former Wild defenseman Blum reignites career -- and Olympic dream

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:08
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ST. PAUL — The first warnings came just a short time after Jon Blum moved to Vladivostok, Russia, the southeastern-most city in the world's largest country, a port town closer...

MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:58
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ST. PAUL—Having the state-run health care exchange MNsure means Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market have more time to enroll in a plan than much of the rest...

Former Fargo priest facing sexual abuse charges extradited to US

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:48
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FARGO — A former Fargo priest who faces child sexual abuse charges has been extradited from the Philippines to the United States.

Fernando Laude Sayasaya was extradited to face state...

Dumba's 2 goals not enough as Wild fall 3-2 to Oilers

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:40
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ST. PAUL — Wild coach Bruce Boudreau knew the Edmonton Oilers were going to come out firing on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16, at the Xcel Energy Center, especially considering they...

Kolpack: In FCS football recruiting, geography is NDSU's friend, not foe

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 15:24
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FARGO — It was in the year or two after Craig Bohl was hired as the North Dakota State head football coach in 2003 when the footprint for stocking his...

Woman dies after ATV goes through ice near Bemidji

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 15:11
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BEMIDJI—A woman drowned and a man survived after the ATV they were riding went through the ice on Grace Lake early Saturday, Dec. 16.

According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's...

After Alabama loss, Trump has ambitious plans to campaign in 2018 midterms

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 14:21
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President Donald Trump is not on the ballot in 2018, but the White House is planning a full-throttle campaign to plunge the president into the midterm elections, according to senior...

CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:51
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Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases - including "fetus" and "transgender" - in any...

Teacher cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar Schools

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 10:00
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WILLMAR, Minn. — When Maddie Thaden saw a seventh-grader toss his iPad in the air and catch it, she walked over and told him to knock it off.

It's something...

40th anniversary of the Willmar 8: First bank strike in Minnesota was in Willmar

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 09:57
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WILLMAR, Minn. — It's Dec. 16, 1977.

A group of women employees of Citizens National Bank stand outside the bank in a picket line despite the cold Minnesota air. They...

Petition format approved for ND marijuana ballot measure

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 09:37
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BISMARCK—North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Friday, Dec. 15, he has approved the petition format for a ballot measure seeking the full legalization of marijuana.

The sponsoring committee...

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