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Bemidji State 3, Northern Michigan 0 Adam Brady’s first-period goal stood as the game-winner with the Beavers going on to clinch their second straight five-point weekend through an all-around dominant win over Northern Michigan. Read more here. Minnesota 4, Ohio State 3
Minnesota Duluth 5, Denver 2 Denver scored less than three minutes in, but the second-place Bulldogs responded with four straight goals to open up a nine-point lead on the Pioneers, who are tied with North Dakota for for the final home-ice playoff spot in the NCHC in fourth place. Read the full story here. North Dakota 5, Western Michigan 1
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A 48-year-old Ponsford man has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony criminal vehicular homicide in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian near Pine Point last February. A second felony count of criminal vehicular homicide against Bruce Allen Basswood was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, Basswood was driving the car that struck and killed Joshua Charles Jones, 21, of Ponsford as he was walking on Pow Wow Highway, about a half mile east of Pine Point.
NEVIS, Minn.-- Three people are now dead and an officer was shot and injured after an officer-involved shooting in Nevis late Thursday night.. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office said that shots were fired in several locations, after a chase at around 9:15 pm. in the 27000 block of Hubbard County Road 119, near the intersection with 190th Street on Feb. 14. One person was found dead in a home of a day care in the city. Two others, including the suspect, were found shot to death on a rural road a few miles away, the sheriff's office said. The deputy that was hit is expected to recover.
Two residents from Fergus Falls, Minn., who helped expose a false story about “Trump worship” in the German newspaper Der Spiegel will be visiting UND’s campus Friday to discuss what they learned about the stereotypes that many international and urban American readers have about "small town" United States. In 2017, the German newspaper published a story written by Claas Relotius about the small Minnesota city. The piece painted the town as racist and had residents who blindly supported President Donald Trump.
CARBONDALE, Ill. - Jerry Kill, who has served as acting athletic director at Southern Illinois for almost a year, was named the school's permanent athletic director on Thursday. Kill, the former University of Minnesota football coach, will retain his position as special assistant to the chancellor.
BEMIDJI — A National Guard recruiter from Bemidji was recently charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after allegedly having contact with a minor female in the Bemidji National Guard armory. In addition to the physical encounter, Ryan Francis Rivers, 33, was allegedly involved in an illicit group chat with the girl and a second minor on Snapchat. According to the complaint, the girl went to the National Guard Armory on Jan. 20 to undergo a test which would determine her qualifications for the National Guard.
DULUTH - Lake Superior fell a little farther away from record levels in January, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control. The big lake dropped about 2.8 inches in January, slightly more than it usually drops for the month. As of Feb. 1, the lake sat 11 inches above normal but 2 inches lower than at this time in 2018. Lakes Michigan and Huron also dropped more than the usual amount in January but remain 20 inches above normal and 2 inches above the Feb. 1 level last year.