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Red Bull Crashed Ice to skip Minnesota stop in 2019

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:00
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ST. PAUL — Red Bull Crashed Ice isn’t returning to St. Paul in 2019.

After six hair-raising seasons, the international extreme skating contest that pits racers in an icy downhill...

High school graduation rate for ND Native Americans ticks up, but gap still persists

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:08
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BISMARCK—The high school graduation rate for Native American students in North Dakota continues to rise in 2017, and yet a significant gap persists when compared to the overall student population....

Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:50
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—A much-anticipated upgrade to the Soo Locks between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes appears well on the way to becoming reality.

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the U.S....

Central aims for first state boys tennis title in 21 years

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:42
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It took an upset in 1997.

Grand Forks Central, having lost to rival Grand Forks Red River in the regular season and the East Region tournament, pulled off a 3-2...

20-foot waves, winds up to 86 mph rock Lake Superior by Duluth

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:25
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DULUTH -- Wind gusts of 50 mph were common across northeast Minnesota on Wednesday, Oct. 10, but there was one report of a gust as high as 86 mph on...

Cousins is on a record pace in Vikings' pass-happy offense

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:15
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EAGAN, Minn.—Kirk Cousins is on pace to rewrite the Vikings' record book. He might even challenge some NFL marks.

Through five games, the Vikings quarterback has completed 161 of 226...

Minnesota AG sues Florida police charity, claims donors misled

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:06
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ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson accused a Florida-based charity of misleading Minnesota donors, including many elderly, in a new lawsuit Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Swanson alleged the American Federation of...

Woman, 39, found guilty of manslaughter in shooting death at Minot apartment

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 18:03
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MINOT, N.D.—A jury in Minot found Kommika Katrice Gregory, 39, guilty of Class B felony manslaughter Wednesday, Oct. 10, after five hours of deliberation.

Gregory went to trial Monday on...

Another game, another three-year starting quarterback for Bison defense

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:59
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FARGO — For the third straight game, North Dakota State will face a senior quarterback who is on his third year as a starter. The challenge at Western Illinois on...

Gophers men's basketball program receives middling predictions

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:12
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Gophers men's basketball team will finish ninth in the Big Ten Conference this season, according to a poll released Wednesday, Oct. 10, from the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch...

Despite snow, tournaments go on

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 17:11
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The winter storm that hit eastern North Dakota on Wednesday hasn't put a damper on postseason state tournaments scheduled in Grand Forks this week.

As of Wednesday afternoon, plans for...

Man said he stabbed woman because 'she was a witch and he had to slay her,' court docs say

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:45
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A Grand Forks man who allegedly told police he tried to stab a woman to death because "she was a witch and he had to slay her" pleaded not guilty...

UND, Bemidji State breaking in new goalies

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:45
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The last time Bemidji State started a goalie other than Michael Bitzer against UND was Oct. 11, 2014.

The last time UND started a goalie other than Cam Johnson against...

Looks like Vikings won QB shuffle in a landslide

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:43
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ST. PAUL — As the NFL's two worst rushing teams prepare for a titanic showdown at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 14, let's check in with the "Never Cousins"...

Man found dead in Bismarck motel identified

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:42
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BISMARCK -- Police have identified the man found dead in a room Sunday afternoon, Oct. 7, at the Bismarck Motor Motel.
Bismarck Police Sgt. Tim Sass said the man...

Vikings' Trae Waynes plans to play after week off for concussion

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:35
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EAGAN, Minn. — After missing his first game in nearly two years, Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes vowed Wednesday, Oct. 10, to return for Sunday's game against Arizona at U.S. Bank...

Montana coach says UND corners make defense the best he's seen this year

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:33
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Earlier this week, Montana football coach Bobby Hauck labeled UND's defense as the best his program will face so far this season.

Pressed further, Hauck said UND's cornerbacks make the...

ND utility regulators dismiss complaint against proposed oil refinery near national park

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:23
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BISMARCK — North Dakota utility regulators agreed Wednesday, Oct. 10, that plans for an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park are out of their hands.

The Public Service Commission...

Wild hoping to 'unlock' Joel Eriksson Ek with move to top line

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:22
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ST. PAUL — Sometimes it's easy to forget that Joel Eriksson Ek is only 21 years old.

After being taken with the No. 20 overall pick in the 2015 NHL...

Jimmy Butler finally shows up to Timberwolves practice and promptly throws a fit

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:17
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MINNEAPOLIS — Jimmy Butler reportedly practiced with the Timberwolves on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and apparently made his presence felt, to put it lightly.

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Butler participated...

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