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Data: Nov. 19, 2018
15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
Traffic switches planned next week on Minnesota 60
Sibley library seeking board member
Regional students take part in Hackathon
Minnesota hits FTs down stretch to beat Texas A&M
Bears beat Vikings to expand lead in NFC North
Wild fall to Blackhawks, lose second game in two days
Thibodeau on Timberwolves’ rotation: ‘Nothing is set in stone’
Wild’s Granlund can be the star ‘if he applies himself,’ coach says
Pearson’s Candy locally owned again: Minneapolis firm acquires 109-year-old maker of the Salted Nut Roll
A big dig
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
Place a Business Announcement
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
Orville K. Berkness
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
After three years, Duluth nurse becomes a match for leukemia patient, donates bone marrow
Disheveled Theologian: Birds can show us a simple path to being content
Intercultural Thanksgiving is Sunday in Worthington
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
November 16, 2018
Doug Wolter: Shot clock or no shot clock, that is the question
There will be no shot clock again this year in Minnesota high school basketball, and I suppose the obvious question should be: Why? Or better yet: why not?
November 16, 2018 - 7:39pm
October 12, 2018
Doug Wolter: In local sports, celebrate even small successes
Here in southwest Minnesota, we have lots of high school sports teams with active, caring fan bases. I’m glad. It’s because so many people care that makes it fun to write about the teams. But of course, not every program wins all the time. In fact, some of them go through a fairly...
October 12, 2018 - 3:44pm
September 28, 2018
Doug Wolter: Vikings are a mere 69th on the miserable meter
I write this column five hours before the Minnesota Vikings are to play the Los Angeles Rams in a Thursday night NFL game. I could wait until the game’s over before I do this thing, but it really doesn’t matter. On one of the national sports websites today, I saw a list of what...
September 28, 2018 - 3:31pm
September 21, 2018
Doug Wolter: No dice -- Bonds comes up short in APBA
I believe it was Joe Garagiola who once said, “Baseball is a funny game.” He was talking about real baseball, of course, but he could just as well have been talking about statistical simulation baseball of the kind played by grown-up kids like me and my friends at The Globe.
September 21, 2018 - 3:57pm
August 17, 2018
Doug Wolter: Gender equity has come a long way, indeed
I’m not sure I know what to make of the drop in football participation among Minnesota high schools, but who can help but be encouraged at...
August 17, 2018 - 5:01pm
August 7, 2018
Doug Wolter: Ban the shift? Why limit defensive strategy?
Major league baseball’s tinkering with the rules has, in most cases, cheapened the experience. I refer, of course, to instant replay and to the outlawing of runner-catcher collisions. In keeping with trends, then, it is only logical to assume that sometime in the near future MLB...
August 7, 2018 - 6:52pm
July 13, 2018
Doug Wolter: Twins' roll of the dice has come up snake eyes
For most major league baseball fans, every season ushers in four stages of emotion. First, optimism. Then hope. Then reality. And finally, resignation. The majority of Minnesota Twins fans, I think, are hovering at the brink of stage four. They may have been there already, and though...
July 13, 2018 - 8:03pm
June 22, 2018
Doug Wolter: We need a new sport, with donuts
The world could use a new sport, I always say.
June 22, 2018 - 2:18pm
June 19, 2018
Doug Wolter: Traveling team baseball, 7-year-old style
I’m old enough now to wax poetically about how great it used to be in “the good ol’ days.” But I’m slowly figuring out that what worked in the 1960s doesn’t necessarily work so well in the 20-teens.
June 19, 2018 - 3:45pm
June 15, 2018
Doug Wolter: Closing the chapter on spring
We are headlong into summer now. But before we get too far, there are just a few things I want to say about the spring high school sports season -- and a few other things I want to get off my chest. First, a whine.
June 15, 2018 - 6:53pm
May 18, 2018
Doug Wolter: Sports betting gone wild: What are the odds?
I’m no constitutional expert, but my immediate thought this week after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for legalized sports betting nationwide was to wonder why, apparently, the major sports leagues -- MLB, NBA, NFL, NCAA, etc., etc. -- have no say on the topic.
May 18, 2018 - 3:50pm
April 20, 2018
Doug Wolter: Everybody's an NFL draft expert
BY DOUG WOLTER The Globe sports editor In 2007 I wrote a sports column for the Mankato Free Press saying that the Minnesota Vikings should consider drafting Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn with the seventh selection of the NFL draft. The column was picked up by the widely-read...
April 20, 2018 - 7:04pm
April 10, 2018
Doug Wolter: Should we just play wiffle ball instead?
This is a column about random thoughts. Trapped here, as I am, in the dead of winter, I have only my imagination to keep me company as I dream of green grass and the sound of baseball bats striking pitched balls on ball fields. That crisp echo, I remember from happier days, is among...
April 10, 2018 - 7:40pm
March 27, 2018
Doug Wolter: The missing piece? Don't even say it
I can certainly understand why the Minnesota Vikings are extra sensitive these days. The recent signing of free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins caused a sensation on the sports channels, with expert after expert saying that Cousins represents “the missing piece,” and that it’s...
March 27, 2018 - 3:55pm
March 20, 2018
Doug Wolter: A secret place in the Hall of Fame
Another glorious major league baseball season is approaching fast, and to prepare myself I’ve been reading Tom Stanton’s book, “The Road to Cooperstown.” This delightful first-person account of Stanton’s pilgrimage to the Hall of Fame, taken with his elderly father and older...
March 20, 2018 - 3:48pm