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State-ranked Pirates roar past Lions
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
Margaret L. Garr
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'Take a Walk on the Wild Side'
Brass quintet kicks off concert series
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Holweger graduates from basic training
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Sea Salt Caramel Apples
Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
Your letters - Oct. 20 edition
New VA health care form removes barriers
Help needed for veterans in crisis
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Outdoor briefs - Sept. 15
State pheasant forecast both good and bad
Shooting sports highlight for Forkhorn Field Day
Pheasant harvest shows 41 percent increase
State waterfowl season to begin Sept. 24
October 21, 2016
Zimmer has charted a great course for his Vikings
It is great to see the Minnesota Vikings marauding their way through the 2016 football season. It is also a little on the incredible side when you consider some of their best pieces are not on the board. The Vikings, popularly referred to these days as "Purple Reign," went into their...
October 21, 2016 - 8:15am
September 1, 2016
With Teddy gone do Vikes have enough to win?
Are the Minnesota Vikings going to enter the 2016 NFL season packing the talent they need for another playoff season? After the fall of Teddy Bridgewater that is quite a question.
September 1, 2016 - 8:15am
August 26, 2016
Twins should have sights set on 2017
Five weeks of the 2016 baseball season is still on the books for the Minnesota Twins but the 2017 team is now the priority. It is no longer important what happened to the Twins this season. The past is the past and regrets, like striking out with the bases loaded or failing to protect...
August 26, 2016 - 8:15am
August 19, 2016
Does the NFL really need pre-season games?
Why not ditch the National Football League's pre-season schedule?
August 19, 2016 - 8:15am
August 12, 2016
Kepler playing well enough to earn AL Rookie of the Year honors
Minnesota outfielder Max Kepler has to be considered a strong contender at this point for 2016's American League Rookie of the Year award. Kepler, who was born in that great baseball city of Berlin, Germany in 1993, has proven to be quite adept at parking baseballs where outfielders...
August 12, 2016 - 12:10am
August 8, 2016
Athletics often a big help for schools, enrollments
How much athletic participation does your school have? Worlds will not collide if you do not happen to know the answer but the question for schools might be a bigger one than you think. Dave Retzlaff was the head men's basketball coach and athletic director at what is now called...
August 8, 2016 - 8:15am
July 30, 2016
Green was quite a shock
It does not seem to be that long ago the Vikings named a Stanford football coach to be their top man. Dennis Green, who died last Friday of a heart attack at the age of 67, was quite an eye opener when he signed on to replace Jerry Burns in 1992. Until Green came along, every Minnesota...
July 30, 2016 - 8:15am
July 22, 2016
Sure Vikes look good on paper, but so do some others
Are the Minnesota Vikings sounding a little too cocky as the 2016 season approaches? Heading into training camp the headlines are all about how wonderful the Vikes are going to be when the regular season arrives in September. The competition is going to be scattered like bowling pins....
July 22, 2016 - 8:15am
July 16, 2016
Surging Twins doing more by doing less
I remember watching Tom Kelly in the dugout in his days managing the Minnesota Twins and wondering if he was taking a nap. Having known a guy who once fell asleep in the middle of a lecture on Henry David Thoreau while sitting next to his professor, I knew it was possible to drift...
July 16, 2016 - 8:15am
July 8, 2016
Athletes make those summer days pay off
The Minnesota State High School League's Clay Target Shooting Tournament last week marked the end of the 2015-2016 school year. A year that officially opened last August when practice sessions for the fall sports season began. So is it really the end? Don't be silly. Volleyball,...
July 8, 2016 - 11:55am
June 18, 2016
Pheasants still part of Minnesota hunting tradition 100 years later
That gaudy rascal of the grasslands is celebrating an important anniversary this year. It was 100 years ago that the ring-necked pheasant was successfully introduced in Minnesota. I was on a farm in southern Otter Tail County last week enjoying the last rays of daylight when a rooster...
June 18, 2016 - 8:15am
June 5, 2016
Is it just the players or is it something else?
Why are the Minnesota Twins so terrible this season? After playing so well last season it has not made any sense they are back to playing at a minor league level. The Twins are nursing one of baseball's worst records with two months of the season gone. Many fans are beyond asking...
June 5, 2016 - 12:10am
May 8, 2016
Molitor has to find way to rally Twins in May
However Paul Molitor and his coaches go about it, their biggest job in May will be putting the Twins on the winning track. As the first month of the season ended last Saturday, the Twins had a record of 7-17 They were 9.5 games back in the American League Central and resting uncomfortably...
May 8, 2016 - 12:08am
April 15, 2016
Spring turkey hunting a good way to start your pulse racing
You are out in the country at first light on a cool and peaceful Minnesota spring morning. The climbing sun has the shadows on the run and then...
April 15, 2016 - 12:08am
February 22, 2016
Will Vikes take Haeg in 2016 college draft?
It is a good bet the Minnesota Vikings will be shopping for some better blocking this spring. After all, Teddy Bridgewater was sacked 44 times during the regular season and went down three times in the divisional playoff loss to Seattle. So perhaps what the Vikings could use is a...
February 22, 2016 - 12:08am