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11 months 2 weeks ago

Check out this dog's strange appetite!

We all scour store aisles for the best pet food for our furry friends, but sometimes we wonder why, since our dogs seem to eat just about anything! One seven-year-old golden retriever in Minnesota did just that. Gordon had to have surgery after he ate 16 rocks! Altogether, they...

1 year 7 months ago

Tigers late rally forces overtime tie

COLORADO SPRINGS - If you left the Colorado College game before the third period Saturday night, then you left too early. Trailing 3-1 to Minnesota, the Tigers rallied on back-to-back goals from Alexander Krushelnyski and last minute score from Rylan Schwartz to force an overtime tie. CC fell behind...

1 year 7 months ago

Minnesota gets past Colorado College 4-2

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Tom Serratore's goal in the third period lifted Minnesota to a 4-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over Colorado College on Friday. Sophomore Sam Warning staked the fourth-ranked Golden Gophers (11-3-2, 6-3-2) to a 2-0 lead. Warning scored at 7:36 of the first and 13:12...

1 year 9 months ago

Obama to air ads in Mich. touting auto bailout

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign plans to air advertising in Michigan beginning Wednesday touting the president's support of the auto industry, responding to Republican ads criticizing the president. Obama campaign officials say the ad comes in response to a $2 million ad buy by a Republican super PAC...

2 years 6 months ago

Minnesota edges Colorado College 2-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Nico Sacchetti's first goal of the season early in the second period was the game-winner as Minnesota avenged Friday's loss to Colorado College with a 2-1 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over the Tigers on Saturday. Colorado College beat the Gophers 2-1 Friday on Tim Hall's goal...

2 years 6 months ago

Colorado College rallies to beat Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Colorado College's Tim Hall shot in a rebound with 36 seconds left as Colorado College beat Minnesota 2-1 on Friday. Hall's goal came 41 seconds after Nick Bjugstad tied the game for the Gophers (16-9-1, 12-5-0). The loss left the fourth-ranked Gophers locked in a tie with...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Government shutdown in Minnesota enters second week

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - There are no new talks scheduled as Minnesota's government shutdown enters its second week. Political gridlock stemming from disagreements between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders on how to deal with a $5 billion state budget deficit has idled 22,000 state employees, closed...

3 years 9 months ago

Minnesota routs Colorado College 9-4

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Freshman forward Nate Condon had two goals and three assists and Jacob Cepis added a goal and three assists as Minnesota rolled to a 9-4 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over Colorado College on Saturday. The Golden Gophers (5-3-0, 3-3-0) have won three straight games...

3 years 9 months ago

Minnesota beats Colorado College 4-1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Taylor Matson had two goals and Minnesota scored first for the first time in five games on Friday to beat Colorado College 4-1 in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Matson, a junior forward, came into the game with four careergoals for the Golden Gophers (4-3-0,...

3 years 9 months ago

5 states make final pitch in Asian carp case

Attorneys for and against closing Chicago-area shipping locks to stop the spread of Asian carp are making their final pitches to a federal judge. Oral arguments Monday are the last step before Judge Robert Dow decides the issue. Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say the action would...

3 years 9 months ago

Injured turtle needs a ride home

Tucker the turtle is a long way from home, roughly 800 miles, and now needs a little help finding his way back. Tucker, an Eastern Box Turtle, was picked up in Kentucky by a truck driver who thought he was injured. His shell appeared to be cracked and...

3 years 10 months ago

Chinese mountain rescue team visits Colorado

Members of a Chinese rescue team that helped recover the bodies of three American climbers last year trained with their counterparts in Colorado this week. The Sichuan Mountaineering Association helped recover the bodies of Micah Dash and Jonny Copp of Boulder and Wade Johnson of Minnesota. Eight members of...

3 years 11 months ago

Body of murdered Durango dentist heading home

The family of a Durango dentist killed while volunteering his medical services in Afghanistan is making funeral plans while awaiting for word when Dr. Thomas Grams' body will arrive home. Grams' brother, Craig Grams, says the dentist will be interred in his hometown of Park Rapids, Minnesota. Craig Grams...

4 years 1 week ago

5 Great Lakes states sue feds over Asian carp

Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close...

4 years 2 months ago

Mom delivers in the driver's seat

A bouncing baby boy is doing well after being born behind the wheel. Amanda McBride of Bagley, Minnesota went into labor last Wednesday at work. She immediately jumped into her car, picked up her husband, and headed 30 miles to the nearest hospital in Bemidji. Her husband,...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado city makes a 'Best' list

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has named its 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade-with a focus on innovative thinking. The list includes Boulder, at #4. Kiplinger's teamed with Martin Prosperity Institute, a think tank that studies economic prosperity. "New ideas generate new businesses," says Stolarick, who this year evaluated U.S....

4 years 4 months ago

Nuggets Coach Karl to miss Wednesday's game

Nuggets coach George Karl will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota as he undergoes another round of cancer treatment. Karl, who has neck and throat cancer, was scheduled for a surgical procedure Monday to have a feeding tube inserted into his stomach. He will also go through another chemotherapy...

4 years 5 months ago

Tigers pounded 7-4 at Minnesota

The University of Minnesota used a five-on-three power-play as a catalyst to ignite a three-goal explosion in the opening period that carried the Gophers to a 7-4 matinee victory over CC at Mariucci Arena Saturday. The triumph gave seventh-place Minnesota a sweep of the teams' two-game series and dealt...

4 years 5 months ago

Minnesota shuts out Colorado College 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Patrick White had a goal and assist and goalie Alex Kangas made 26 saves to lead Minnesota to a 3-0 conference win over Colorado College on Friday. The Golden Gophers (14-15-2, 9-12-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association) improved to 12-1-0 when holding opponents to two goals or less....

4 years 5 months ago

Transforming snow into art

Giant snow sculptures have transformed Ely, Minnesota into a winter wonderland. The Ely Winter Festival kicked off last week. Sculptors came from all over to turn large blocks of snow into art. "There were a few teams from Canada, a couple of guys from Russia originally carving...

4 years 5 months ago

Miss Me Yet? billboard turning heads

Former President George W. Bush is taking center stage along an interstate in Minnesota. This billboard, featuring a large photo of the former president waving and smiling, popped up along Interstate 35 near the town of Wyoming. Next to the picture is the line "Miss Me Yet?" An...

4 years 6 months ago

Winter storm in Midwest brings fierce winds

A winter storm moving across several Midwestern states has brought dangerously strong winds but little snow. The storm Monday left travelers stranded and closed some schools and businesses. Heavy snowfall was not expected, but strong winds were blowing around what was falling - or had already fallen in...

4 years 6 months ago

Court won't close ship locks to block carp

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the...

4 years 6 months ago

Anthony says he'll play against Minnesota

The Denver Nuggets will have All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony back in the lineup against Minnesota. Anthony, the league's leading scorer, said after the morning shootaround that his bruised right knee is healed enough to play Monday night. Anthony, who is averaging 30 points a game, banged up his knee Dec....

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