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Council changes purchase agreement for movie theater
'Living Well' workshop begins Oct. 3
'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Luverne DFL event is Oct. 3
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
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PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Rita E. Kolander
Ruby Ethel Thurmer
Betty J. Hamann
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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August 7, 2017
Six middle fingers on Snapchat lead to disqualification of Junior League softball team
Let this be a lesson, kids: The next time you want to gloat about beating your opponents on their home turf, think twice - especially if your...
August 7, 2017 - 7:02am
July 25, 2017
The Drill (Episode 15: July 26, 2017)
This week's episode of "The Drill" features Haley Grimmius, a softball player from Worthington.
July 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
July 24, 2017
Gophers replace softball coach Allister with Duluth's Jamie Trachsel
MINNEAPOLIS — Jamie Trachsel was officially named the new Gophers softball coach on Monday afternoon. Now she can take a breath. "It's crazy...
July 24, 2017 - 7:49pm
July 14, 2017
Ready for a change, top softball pitcher comes home to Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Sydney Smith can't really explain it. She was simply ready for a change. "I felt in my heart that I wanted something else," she said. "I saw my chance and I took it." After committing to Louisiana State as a sophomore at Maple Grove High School and spending two...
July 14, 2017 - 8:08pm
June 20, 2017
Worthington Storm softball: Worthington 12U, 14U teams earn sweeps
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Storm 12-and-under and 14-and-under softball teams both swept doubleheaders on Tuesday. The 14U team defeated Tracy 12-6 and 17-7, while the 12U team defeated Windom Gold 15-3 in both games. Taylor Ponto pitched the first game for the 14Us, with seven...
June 20, 2017 - 11:15pm
June 13, 2017
Prep softball: All-Big South Conference team named
Worthington softball players Christina Shorter and Liz Hayenga were named to the All-Big South Conference Big Division team, and Sydney Ponto was an honorable mention. Five Pipestone Area players were named all-conference in the small division, including Shelby Bloemendaal, Logan...
June 13, 2017 - 4:26pm
June 12, 2017
Section A softball: Flying Dutchmen fall in final, finish second at state tournament
NORTH MANKATO, Minn. -- To be the best, you have to be the best and on Friday at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minn., the New York Mills softball...
June 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
June 9, 2017
Class AA softball: Arrows take home consolation crown
NORTH MANKATO -- Pipestone Area finished out the Minnesota state Class AA tournament strong with seven runs in its final inning as it won the consolation championship with a 12-0 victory over Albany on Friday at Caswell Park in North Mankato. On Thursday, the Arrows fell to Esko 4-0...
June 9, 2017 - 11:46pm
June 6, 2017
Area umpires to work state tournaments
High school state tournaments honor prep athletes who’ve had outstanding seasons. The same holds true for umpires. Matt Prunty of Welcome will perform for the second straight year in the Class AA state baseball tournament. Trent Sukalski of Jackson will also umpire in the state...
June 6, 2017 - 4:58pm
State softball: E/SWC, Pipestone Area still among the favorites
NORTH MANKATO -- One year removed from their memorable state tournament experiences of 2016, the Edgerton/Southwest Christian Flying Dutchmen and the Pipestone Area Arrows are back again -- fully comprehending that anything can happen. The Dutchmen were dominant in Class A last year,...
June 6, 2017 - 4:55pm
June 4, 2017
Minnesota state softball tournament pairings released
MANKATO -- The pairings for the Minnesota high school state softball tournament were released Sunday, and now Edgerton/Southwest Christian and Pipestone Area know who they will face in the first round on Thursday at Caswell Park in Mankato. The No. 1 seed Flying Dutchmen will play...
June 4, 2017 - 4:56pm
June 2, 2017
Section 3A softball: E/SWC seals fourth-straight state tournament berth
COTTONWOOD -- The Edgerton/Southwest Christian softball team proved it can overcome adversity as it claimed the Section 3A championship with...
June 2, 2017 - 12:48am
May 20, 2017
Alabama edges Gopher softball team 1-0
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A day after the University of Minnesota scored 11 runs on nine hits, the Gophers met their match on the pitching circle in University of Alabama starter Alexis Osorio. The Gophers didn't get a hit until the eighth inning in Saturday's 1-0 loss. The loss snapped...
May 20, 2017 - 6:53pm
May 18, 2017
Big Ten softball coaches rally round the Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Big Ten softball coaches are a tight-knit group. Illinois coach Tyra Perry has received many well-wishes from the conference's...
May 18, 2017 - 11:49pm
Top-ranked Gopher softball team shut out of home-field play
MINNEAPOLIS — A week surrounded by controversy will come to a head for the Gophers softball team Friday, May 19, when it starts regional play in the NCAA tournament at the University of Alabama. More than 1,000 miles away, Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on the University of Minnesota...
May 18, 2017 - 7:25pm