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Minnesota Duluth 3, North Dakota 2 Minnesota Duluth moved back into second place in the NCHC standings thanks to a pair of 5-on-3 power play goals by senior center Peter Krieger. See more here .
North Dakota 4, Minnesota Duluth 1 Despite being without starting goaltender Adam Scheel, without senior center Nick Jones, without second-round draft pick Grant Mismash, and with a netminder who hadn’t played a regular-season game since November, North Dakota beat Minnesota Duluth for the second time this season. Read more from Grand Forks here .
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is temporarily allowing drivers of propane and other fuels to be exempt of the state's hours of service law as the state faces a shortage of heating fuel.
STAPLES, Minn. — The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, consulting with the Humane Society, is investigating a Facebook video of a dog being shot near Staples. On Sunday, Feb. 17, at 11:07 a.m., the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an individual finding a dead dog at McGivern Park campground north of Staples in Wadena County. The caller stated there were several shell casings around the dog.
EAGAN, Minn. - Christian Jones and AC Patterson have been named offensive quality control coaches for the Minnesota Vikings, each marking their first NFL season, the team said. Jones was an offensive graduate assistant at the University of Texas. In 2017, he was the offensive intern at his alma mater Northwestern, where he played wide receiver from 2011-2015.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A plan to relocate nuisance wild turkeys from this northwestern Minnesota city to South Dakota has taken a twist. The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has apparently backed out of the partnership recently struck with the city of Moorhead, according to councilwoman Sara Watson Curry. During its Monday, Feb. 11 council meeting, members approved relocating 75 turkeys to eastern South Dakota, which would have required a Minnesota DNR permit and wild turkey management plan.
NEVIS, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has identified two Hubbard County Sheriff's Office deputies involved in a shooting incident on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the north-central Minnesota city of Nevis. A suspect shot and killed two people, wounded a deputy while fleeing in his vehicle and later turned a gun on himself after entering a ditch and exchanging gunfire with a deputy.