The Gopher men's hockey team beat the St. Cloud State University men's hockey team in the NCAA Fargo Regional finale, the St. John's baseball team soared to a win in their home opener, the Granite City Lumberjacks beat the Bighorns to advance to the NA3HL Fraser Cup championship game, the Minnesota Wild hopped up in the standings after beating Chicago, and the St. Cloud State baseball team earned a doubleheader split against Augustana on Saturday. Meanwhile, the St. Cloud Norsemen dropped their only contest of the weekend in the shootout to the Bruins, and the Minnesota Twins fell to the Braves in Spring Training. On Sunday, the St. Ben's softball team will look to continue their winning streak in a road doubleheader against Wartburg, and the Minnesota Timberwolves will try to make it three in a row when they visit San Francisco.
Albany earned their first boys basketball state championship by defeating Minnehaha Academy 72-65 Saturday afternoon at Target Center in the Class 2-A State Championship. The Huskies led 39-31 at halftime and held off the Red Hawks in the 2nd half.
The St. Cloud State University baseball team opened up the weekend series with a close win over Augustana in extra innings, the Granite City Lumberjacks punched their ticket to the Fraser Cup semifinals, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Yankees in a spring training matchup Friday. On Saturday, the Gopher and Husky men's hockey teams will face off in the NCAA Tournament, the St. John's baseball team will host Crown College in their home opener, the St. Cloud Norsemen will face the Bruins in their lone matchup of the weekend, and the Minnesota Wild will look to return to the win column when they host Chicago.
The 2nd seeded Albany Huskies defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 79-64 Friday night in the Class 2-A boys basketball state tournament semifinals at Target Center. The Huskies led 34-27 at halftime and never trailed in the 2nd half.
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis, City Administrator Matt Staehling and the CEO of Metro Bus Ryan Daniel spent some time in Washington D.C. this week. The 3 were in the nation's Capitol to lobby for funding for a number of projects they are looking for Federal funding
Xcel Energy says it will temporarily shut down its nuclear plant at Monticello, after determining that a water leak containing radioactive tritium is continuing -- although at a much lower rate -- which they reiterate poses no risk to the public or the environment.
It's unknown if the driver received any citation after being pulled over, or if they simply had been given a warning one for the infraction that led to the stop, and another that the card wasn't going to work here in Minnesota.
The Huskies opened up their NSIC play with a big win over the Mustangs of Southwest Minnesota State. This was after both teams searched for some green grass to play on. They found that in Elkhorn, Nebraska.