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Friday, May 24, 2019
West Central Tribune

SARTELL — Up 3-1 against Alexandria, Willmar looked like a shoo-in to advance to the Section 8AA championship on Thursday.

But Alexandria was able to push No. 1 and 4...

Friday, May 24, 2019
West Central Tribune

MADISON — Haley Wollschlager worked two complete games and Lac qui Parle Valley picked up a pair of Section 3A-North victories on Thursday at LQPV High School.

The Eagles opened...

Lac qui Parle Valley's Haley Wollschlager fires a pitch during a Section 3A-North playoff game against MACCRAY on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
Lac qui Parle Valley first baseman Lindsay Kranz tags out MACCRAY's Kate Hultgren during a Section 3A-North playoff game on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
Lac qui Parle Valley's Macie Lund goes up in the zone to handle a pitch during a Section 3A-North playoff game against MACCRAY on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
MACCRAY's Sage Mecker unleashes a pitch during a Section 3A-North playoff game against Lac qui Parle Valley on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
MACCRAY's Gabby Randt lays down a bunt during a Section 3A-North playoff game against Lac qui Parle Valley on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
Lac qui Parle Valley's Ashton Molden takes a cut during a Section 3A-North playoff game against MACCRAY on Thursday at LQPV High School. Tom Larson / Tribune
Friday, May 24, 2019
West Central Tribune

MURDOCK — Dawson-Boyd put a scare into top-seeded Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in the top of the first inning.

With a runner on, the Fighting Saints could only watch the ball sail over...

KMS's Katie Krieger (left) and Savanna Hagen high-five after Krieger scored a run in the first inning of Thursday's Section 3A-North game against Dawson-Boyd in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
Dawson-Boyd left fielder Camden Giese reaches out to snag the final out of the first inning during Thursday's Section 3A-North game against KMS in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
Dawson-Boyd's Mary Bothun winds up to throw a pitch in Thursday's Section 3A-North game against KMS at Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
YME's Cherish Hammer looks in a throw from home plate during Thursday's Section 3A-North game against Dawson-Boyd in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
KMS's Annika Smith races to third base during Thursday's Section 3A-North game against Dawson-Boyd in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
Dawson-Boyd's Karoline Dahl celebrates after teammate Mary Bothun hit a two-run home run in the first inning of Thursday's Section 3A-North game against KMS in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
KMS's Mallory Rudningen takes a swing at a pitch during the first inning of Thursday's Section 3A-North game against Dawson-Boyd in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
YME pitcher Emily Cobb fields the ball and makes a throw to first base for a force out during Thursday's Section 3A-North game against Dawson-Boyd in Murdock. Joe Brown / Tribune
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- In an ideal world, you play college hockey to win a championship and earn a degree. Tyler Nanne has accomplished the latter of those goals, and will give...

As a junior, Minnesota Gophers defenseman Tyler Nanne (29) set career highs for points, assists and blocked shots. (Ben Ludeman / University of Minnesota Athletics)
After transferring from Ohio State to the Gophers, Tyler Nanne played in 75 games as a sophomore and junior. (University of Minnesota Athletics photo)
As a senior at Edina High School, Tyler Nanne was the Hornets' hockey captain and said he would welcome a leadership role for the Gophers as a senior next season. (University of Minnesota Athletics photo)
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. — It has been nearly 30 years since Tony Oliva joined the Twins for a road trip.

And before it ended, he was already planning far, far in...

Johan Santana (center) is greeted by Hall of Fame players Rod Carew (left) and Tony Oliva (right) as he is inducted into the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame before a 2018 game against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field. Jeffrey Becker / USA TODAY Sports
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia said Thursday that it will expedite its review of President Donald Trump's request to block a congressional subpoena seeking...

President Trump speaks in the Rose Garden after a meeting with Democratic leaders on infrastructure, saying there won't be a deal unless they stop investigations. The sign on the lectern says, "NO Collusion, NO Obstruction." Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Let’s just say Minnesota Lynx forward Karima Christmas-Kelly stayed extremely busy this offseason.

Yes, she worked tirelessly to recover from season-ending surgery on her right knee. Even better,...

Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

China blamed Washington for wrecking trade talks and insisted the U.S. must alter its "wrong practices" before negotiations can resume, leaving the next move to President Donald Trump as financial...

Tugboats guide a container ship at the Yangshan Deepwater Port in Shanghai on May 10.
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Twelve hours after violent tornadoes ripped through the state of Missouri, authorities in the Jefferson City area were still sifting through debris and sweeping the most...

Tornadoes ripped through Missouri on Wednesday May 22, leaving behind extensive damage in Jefferson City. Photo taken from Washington Post video.
Friday, May 24, 2019
prairiebusinessmagazine.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. —The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over the Los Angeles Angels...

Minnesota Twins second baseman Jonathan Schoop (16) hits a three-run home run during the second inning Thursday, May 23, 2019, against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports