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Lakeville N., Hermantown top seeds in boys' hockey tournament

The Panthers and No. 2 seed Edina, last year's champion, are in opposite brackets in Class 2A, creating the possibility of a title-game rematch.

Swedish outdoor retailer Fjällräven to open at Mall of America

Swedish outdoor retailer Fjällräven will open a flagship store, its first Minnesota location, at Mall of America this spring, hoping to attract the large number of Twin Citiians with Swedish backgrounds.

Gold in the Barn
Postgame: Victory at Michigan state shows Gophers are growing

Three quick observations before my catnap.

Russo's Rants
With three straight shutouts over Colorado, the Wild looks to keep rolling in the Mile High City

Coming off a convincing win at Nashville, the Wild looks to beat the Avalanche for the fourth time this season.

Hot Dish Politics
Daudt: $1.9B surplus for tax relief; gas tax hike 'off table'

GOP Speaker Kurt Daudt suggested that half of the $1.9 billion Minnesota budget surplus should go to unspecified tax relief and said Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed gas tax hike …

Patrick Reusse
Reusse: Ex-Staples player has MSU Moorhead rolling on the court

With that town’s help, MSU Moorhead is 30-2.

Jim Souhan
Souhan: Perkins planning on front-office job with Twins

Glen Perkins plans on having a role in the Twins front office when his pitching career ends.

Mark Craig
Craig: Peterson, Vikings need face-to-face talk

Let’s play amateur family counselor with six words that could bring a merciful solution to the Adrian Peterson saga and a rebirth in the relationship between the running back, …

Debut Dad
Night-time jitters: This is my brain on no sleep

I've never gone to bed so often, and slept so little.

Rev. Peg Chemberlin
Minnesota religious leaders against religious-based violence

Rev. Canon Peg Chemberlin was asked to provide a Christian perspective on religious violence at a bipartisan press conference this Monday at the State Capitol. "We affirm the best …

Paul Austin
Minnesota legislators put politics above public health

Which is more important to you?