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Video: Insane Final Play At High School State Championship Game

We had the Minnesota Miracle Part II this weekend. While college football and NFL games typically dominate football discussion on social media during the December weekends, it was a high school football play that went viral on Saturday. New London-Spicer topped Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in the Minnesota Class 3A State Championship Game...
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Minnesota Tow Truck Driver Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News)- A northern Minnesota tow truck operator has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after he was caught trafficking large quantities of meth three different times from February 2020 to September 2021. U.S. Attorney Andrew Lugar says 52-year-old Trent Holden of Solway received his prison...
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Light wintry mix possible Monday morning

A small system will be moving through Sunday night into Monday, bringing clouds to Iowa and Minnesota. It will also bring a small chance of some wintry precipitation. Snow showers, freezing rain/drizzle will be possible, especially across North Iowa. While no accumulation is expected, even this light precipitation could make roads a bit slick for the Monday morning commute. Give yourself a few extra minutes in the morning, and use caution if snow or freezing rain is falling.

Jaw-dropping Hail Mary-turned-lateral wins championship for Minnesota high school team

The last seconds of a Minnesota high school championship game on Saturday featured a play so jaw-dropping that it might go down in the history of U.S. Bank Stadium. The New London-Spicer High School football team played Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton High School at the Minnesota Vikings' home stadium for the Class 3A state title on Saturday, and New London-Spicer pulled off a last-second Hail Mary that almost went wrong before turning into a game-winning (and state title-winning) touchdown.

Most Minnesota snowmobile trails not ready for use, says DNR

MINNEAPOLIS – By law, Minnesota's snowmobile trails opened on Dec. 1, but the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says most of the state's trails need more snow before they can be groomed for use.  To be considered safe, the DNR says the ground must be frozen, especially crossing wetlands. There needs to be about 12 inches of snow for packing and grooming. And a minimum of 5 to 7 inches of new, clear ice is recommended for riding on lakes.The DNR also says to make sure your registrations are current, and snowmobiles are in good operating order before hitting the trails.

Minneapolis Miracle II: New London-Spicer wins state championship with wild touchdown

MINNEAPOLIS – A miracle finish to win a Minnesota state football title has the sports world buzzing.New London-Spicer beat Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 27-26 Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, on a wild touchdown as time expired.Blake Schultz completed a deep pass to Grant Paffrath, who then pitched it to Bryce Christensen as he was being tackled. Christensen, a senior, ran in the championship-winning touchdown."I was kind of surprised of how wide like open it was to the endzone," Christensen said.  Schultz, a sophomore, says it was the best moment of his life."It was definitely surreal," Christensen said. "I've dreamed about...

MSHSL set to serve up boys volleyball as school sport option

Boys volleyball is on the way to becoming a sanctioned high school sport, after twice being rejected by the Minnesota State High School League. The league's board last week approved boys volleyball as an emerging sport for next year, and recommended it be fully sanctioned in two years. Boys volleyball...

Milder Sunday temps, with strong winds in northern Minnesota

Our temperatures will rebound nicely Sunday afternoon. The weather will cooperate with outdoor plans, including sledding or just a nice walk or jog. Some people will probably take advantage of the milder temps to clear the icy patches that formed Friday evening when our temperatures plummeted. Temperature trends. Sunday highs...