Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
- Member for
- 6 years 7 months
ST. PAUL -- The National Collegiate Hockey Conference's Frozen Faceoff takes center stage this week as the conference holds its sixth annual conference tournament Friday and Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Rink Live, a Forum Communications' Co. website, will be bringing college hockey fans all the action off the ice with special live coverage, along with comprehensive game coverage of all games.
St. Cloud State 6, Miami 3 The top-ranked Huskies scored four goals in the third period to beat Miami 6-3 in Game 2 of their NCHC quarterfinals series and finish undefeated at home. Read the full story here . Minnesota Duluth 4, Omaha 1
MILWAUKEE — Authorities said Saturday that they believe a body found along a southern Minnesota highway is that of a missing 2-year-old girl from Milwaukee. At a news conference Saturday morning, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said the body believed to be that of Noelani Robinson was found in Steele County on Friday night.
BORUP, Minn. — Authorities are investigating a death near a small community in northwest Minnesota, around 25 miles northeast of Moorhead. Police were were dispatched to a spot along Highway 39 just east of Borup at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 15, according to a news release from the Norman County Sheriff's Office.
Send us your videos and pictures of the crazy weather you're seeing at home. Please email them to email@example.com . Be sure to include the location of the image or the video! Who knows? We might use them online, in print, and/or on television!
RED LAKE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussel larvae in Red Lake after studying samples gathered last summer by biologists from the Red Lake Nation. Zebra mussel larvae, called veligers, typically indicate the presence of a reproducing population of zebra mussels. No adult zebra mussels have been identified, officials said. Eight veligers were found in a zooplankton sample taken from the middle of Upper Red Lake.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The driver of a minivan died as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Minnesota Highway 210 near Fergus Falls on Monday, March 11, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Anthony Thacker, 51, of Portsmouth, Ohio, was driving a Pontiac minivan and stopped on Highway 210 to remove frost from the windshield about 6 a.m. Monday. The minivan was then hit by a westbound Infiniti sedan driven by Bryan Robinson, 30, of Golden Valley, N.D., the patrol said.
Minnesota State 4, Alabama Huntsville 1 Reggie Lutz helped the top-seeded Mavericks blast their way into the WCHA semifinals, playing fast and physical and hammering home a pair of power-play goals in a 4-1 series-clinching victory over Alabama Huntsville. Read the full story here . Minnesota 4, Michigan 1
Minnesota 3, Michigan 2, OT Playing before what is believed to be the smallest paid audience in the 25-year history of 3M Arena at Mariucci, the Gophers rallied from a two-goal deficit and won their postseason opener 3-2 over Michigan on a Brannon McManus’ power play goal in overtime. Read more here. Lake Superior State 4, Bemidji State 2
BARRON, Wis. — Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart will visit with community members in Barron next week. Smart’s visit will come two months after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was found safely in Douglas County in northwest Wisconsin. A 21-year-old Gordon man is accused of abducting Jayme and fatally shooting her parents inside their Barron home on Oct. 15.