The Grand Rapids boy's hockey team skates into the section 7AA tournament with their highest seed since 2017. However, competition in their bracket will be fierce. Duluth East is looking to defend their title, while Duluth Marshall and Cloquet-Esko-Carlton will battle to end their droughts in the section finals.
The Grand Rapids/Greenway girls hockey team were spectators at last year's Hockey Day. This season they'll take their own moment in the spotlight, skating in the 14th annual outdoor Minnesota hockey tradition.
Last season the Duluth Marshall girls hockey team finished as the Section 7A runners up. Despite losing six seniors, they welcomed back a deep roster. So who have been with the team since the program's inception.
Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife. It died of a condition that affects elk when their diet is changed too rapidly.
Investigators have traced a deer on a western Minnesota farm that was infected with chronic wasting disease to a farm in Pine County that supplied the animal. Eight deer at the Pine County farm will be destroyed.