Opponent’s Perspective: Duluth Talks Match-up with UND Hockey

Both teams start series Friday night

DULUTH, Minn. — North Dakota Hockey hits the road for the second consecutive weekend. The Fighting Hawks travel to Minnesota-Duluth for a top-15 match up. UND currently sits at number two in the latest USCHO poll.  The Bulldogs sit at 11 after getting swept by St Cloud State last weekend. The Hawks face their first ranked opponent since December 6th….

Duluth Man is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

The St. Louis County Attorney recommended a 20-year sentence as part of a plea deal.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A defendant accused of killing a man during a robbery in St. Louis County has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Darrel Mayhew earlier pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 70-year-old Larry Watczak at his Duluth home last January. Prosecutors say Mayhew struck Watczak in the head with a bottle, took his…

Minnesota’s Cash Assistance Program to Offer a Boost in Monthly Aid

The extra funding will be available beginning February 2020.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ Minnesota’s cash assistance program for low-income families will offer a $100 boost in monthly aid starting next year. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that state lawmakers approved the Minnesota Family Investment Program’s monthly grant increase in May. The extra funding will be available beginning February 2020. It’s the first increase to the program since it began…

Rink Report: Peter Thome Steps Up for UND After Adam Scheel’s Injury

The sophomore goaltender returns in this week's series against UMD

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — When one man goes down, the next is ready to step up. That is the case for UND hockey after the team’s star goaltender, Adam Scheel, suffered an injury in Saturday’s game. The timing does align, however, as sophomore goalie Peter Thome is just now returning after an injury of his own. “I feel great,” Thome said….

Rink Report: UND Prepping for Dog Fight Against No. 2 Minnesota Duluth

The No. 2 Bulldogs are in a four-way tie for second place in the NCHC

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota hockey expects a dogfight every time they match up with conference foe, Minnesota Duluth. UND lost eight of their last nine meetings with the defending national champs, and no current Hawks have tallied more than three career points against them. The team says they’ll need to focus on all the little details to get…

MSUM Softball Swept by UMD at Home

Dragon lose 8-1 and 5-3 Tuesday afternoon

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – The Minnesota State University Moorhead softball team dropped a doubleheader to Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday, dropping 8-1 and 5-3 contests at the MSUM Softball Field. MSUM is 7-18 overall and 2-6 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while UMD improved to 23-9 overall and 7-1 in the league. “We need to be consistent in all…

MSUM Hoops: UMD Stuns Women, Men Down Bulldogs

WBB: UMD 71, MSUM 59. MBB: MSUM 87, UMD 68.

Courtesy MSUM Athletics MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 15-game winning streak for the No. 15 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team came to an end on Friday as Minnesota Duluth topped the Dragons, 71-59 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM fell to 15-2 overall and 12-1 in the NSIC with the loss; the…