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Tampa beat Minneapolis to host the third college football playoff championship game in 2017. Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff organization, said the Florida city has a good facility, but he did not mention that it also has better January weather. "Tampa Bay is a terrific destination with a beautiful stadium and a community that is committed to hosting big events in a gracious and thorough manner," Hancock said.
Masala Chai, or chai tea as most people refer to it, is one of my favorite ways to warm up on a cold winter day.
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – A woman injured in a head-on crash near here on Dec. 4 has died, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The patrol was notified Monday that 59-year-old Brenda Cossette of Pelican Rapids died of injuries suffered in the accident. Cossette was the human resources director for the city of Fergus Falls. Cossette was a passenger in a pickup driven by her husband, Kenneth R. Cossette.
A suicidal man displayed a knife inside Hope Evangelical Covenant Church in Grand Cities Mall this morning, frightening a church employee but not actually posing any threat, according to police and the pastor. The call came in shortly before 11 a.m. today. A man who knew a family member of a church staff member and was troubled came in, showing a knife, said the Rev. Paul Knight.
MELROSE, Minn. – A Minnesota state trooper is headed to the hospital after his squad car was hit by a driver while he was responding to a crash on Interstate 94 near here. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said he was responding at about 10:45 Tuesday morning to a single-car crash of a driver who had hit the median near mile post 138 near here, when another driver slammed into the back of his squad car. Grabow said he was sitting alongside the left shoulder near the median himself at the time.
Three people were sent to a Fargo hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle, head-on collision Monday afternoon in Mahnomen County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Dominic LaFriniere, 21, of Mahnomen, was traveling west on Highway 200 at milepost 59 just after 2:30 p.m.
PINE CITY, Minn. -- Students in Pine City High School were locked in their building Monday morning after a report of a student leaving home with a rifle, shotgun and...
SPICER, Minn. – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from a lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m.
BARNESVILLE, Minn. – The driver of a pickup truck was killed in a collision with a semitrailer Monday morning near Barnesville in western Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened about 4:20 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94, the patrol said in a statement. The pickup was going over a railroad overpass when it turned sideways, and the semitrailer broadsided it, Sgt.
Every year, Bridgette Thiesen and her family engage in a friendly competition to see who can find the perfect Christmas tree. It’s something they’ve been doing for more than a decade. This year, the honor went to her 17-year-old daughter, Thiesen said. Thiesen had never chopped her own tree before, but she’d heard about it from her customers at Bridgette’s Main Frames custom picture framing and art gallery in Perham.