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    Gophers look to build on 8-5 season

    CHICAGO- Jerry Kill says he's feeling healthier these days and his Minnesota football program reflects those improved conditions. The 52-year-old Golden Gophers coach missed two games last year following epileptic seizures-- a condition he hass had s ...

    Dogs capable of feeling jealousy

    (Reuters)- Dogs are a man's best friend, and research released on Wednesday says canines want to keep it that way. Dogs are capable of feeling a basic form of jealousy, according to a study published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal. The research, ...

    NASCAR: At 42, Gordon shows no signs of slowing down

    INDIANAPOLIS- Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994. On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in a No. 24 Chevrolet that clearly was the class of the field, Gordon won the 21st edition of the prestigious race. It's remarkable enough th ...

    Adrian Peterson may skip Vikings preseason

    Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson may not take a snap during the preseason. Coach Mike Zimmer told NFL.com that there is "nothing to see" from Peterson as the Vikings prepare for the season. At the most, Peterson may take only ...

    Study: Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

    NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters)- Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday. The study in the American Journal of Infection Control found that f ...

    Picking and choosing

    Anyone heard of the Nisswa Lake Park Steering Committee? Most probably have not. It consists of some 20 Nisswa area business owners and residents who had their first meeting... ...

    Visit to the zoo

    We would like to thank the staff at Safari North Zoo for accommodating our residents and staff so well on their recent visit to the park. We especially want... ...

    A traumatic experience

    On the afternoon of July 24, a person or persons entered an employee-only area of the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Unfortunately while you were trespassing your decision to remove... ...

    Judge tells jury to take one more shot at Ventura verdict

    ST PAUL (Reuters)- A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict after about five days of deliberations. Ventura is suing t ...

    Question of the Week: Online license purchases

    Q: If I purchase a hunting or fishing license on the DNR website, do I need to keep a printed copy with me out in the field? A: If you’re using a home computer, you can print most licenses and need to keep a copy with you when participating in the activit ...

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