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Ben Ellefson had to look to make sure he got his feet down in the end zone for the game-winning touchdown, but his head coach never had any doubt. Ellefson hauled in a 9-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Harms with 1 minute, 22 seconds remaining as Hawley came back from a point down. The Nuggets then got a defensive stand inside their 10-yard line to defeat Holdingford 29-22 in the quarterfinals of the Minnesota Class 2A state football playoffs Saturday afternoon at Jake Christiansen Stadium. “I just tried to focus on the ball,” Ellefson said. “One at a time.
It’s a long and winding road that brings Jake Shimabukuro to the Fargo Theatre Sunday night. After all, it’s not every day a Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso does a national tour behind an orchestral album produced by prog rocker Alan Parsons and arranged by glam rocker Kip Winger. Shimabukuro was given a ukulele as a 4-year-old and took to the four-string instrument.
Almost 11,000 people have bought health insurance policies through the new state MNsure program. The politically sensitive program is picking up steam after its Oct. 1 launch. More activity is expected as a Dec. 15 deadline nears to have policies in place by Jan. 1. Minnesotans may buy policies through mnsure.org through the end of March.
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters passed a record 88 percent of school operating levies in Tuesday’s election, the Minnesota School Boards Association reports. Unofficial returns indicate that 50 of 57...
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — A 57-year-old New Ulm woman was killed Monday in a car-truck crash in west-central Minnesota. According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Susan Kay Achman was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus on a county road east of Redwood Falls just before 4 p.m. Monday when the accident with the semi-tractor occurred. Achman died at the scene and the driver of the truck, Steven Gieseke, 42, of New Ulm, suffered minor injuries. The 2008 Peterbilt was registered to MR Paving & Excavating Inc.
Voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported an increase in spending per student. Residents in the district were asked to decide two questions on a referendum. In...
HAWLEY, Minn. – Voters in the Hawley School District decided by a wide margin Tuesday that it’s time for the high school and elementary school to get a revamp. The...
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Voters approved a $21.9 million bond referendum to repair and renovate its middle school and high school with 51.9 percent of the vote Tuesday despite efforts...
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DULUTH -- Duluth’s Last Place on Earth is to remain closed for at least one year, a judge ruled Tuesday. Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Shaun Floerke issued a permanent injunction in the city’s nuisance suit against the downtown head shop, ordering owner Jim Carlson not to sell synthetic drugs within the city. Carlson cannot reopen his store for one year, and is prevented from selling synthetics out of any other location within the city. The store has been closed since Floerke issued a temporary injunction July 19.