Long Prairie’s Hinson Launches Campaign Against Collin Peterson In Minnesota’s Seventh District

As first noted by StarTribune blogger Michael Brodkorb, longtime Seventh District Congressman Collin Peterson has a Republican opponent for this year’s election. Amanda Lynn Hinson of Long Prairie kicked off her campaign with a speech to Otter Tail County Republicans in Perham early this week. Messages sent to Hinson seeking comment were not immediately returned. Peterson, a…
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Many Interested In Bidding For Bison TV, Radio Rights

Four television stations and four radio groups have shown interest in bidding for the rights to broadcast North Dakota State football and basketball games, according to NDSU director of purchasing Stacey Winter. Requests for proposals were sent last week to television stations Valley News Live, KVRR-TV, WDAY-TV (all of Fargo) and Midco Sports Network of…
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‘Thank God There Aren’t 1.6 Billion Trumps’

Members of the British Parliament spent time Monday bashing U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, in typical British fashion:   Video from the Washington Post.

Carlin Dupree Helped Provide NDSU’s Biggest Moment On National Stage

Lon Kruger’s Oklahoma team ascended to the No. 1 ranking Monday in men’s college basketball. This helped trigger a quick  blog post I was going to write a few days ago, but put off out of general busyness. I have a few minutes now, so here goes: The Sooners are the team North Dakota State…
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The Depressing Death Of Gophers Basketball

For a Minnesota boy born in the mid-1960s, there were only a handful major sports entities to compete for your attention growing up: Twins baseball, Vikings football, North Stars hockey and three programs from THE university in the state — Gophers football, basketball and hockey. The state high school basketball and hockey tournaments were big deals (we’re talking…
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