During the pregame show on Fox Sports North for Wednesday's NHL playoff game between the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues, St. Cloud was named 2018 host of Hockey Day Minnesota. The 12th annual Hockey Day will be played on a rink constructed at Lake George Municipal Park in St. Cloud. Stillwater hosted this past January, one year after the event celebrated its 10th anniversary at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. Additional details, including participants and a date, will be announced later this year, according to a news release from the Wild.
St. Scholastica swept Twin Ports rival Wisconsin-Superior in a UMAC doubleheader Wednesday at Wade Stadium. In the opener, the first-place Saints (19-6 overall, 8-0 UMAC) recorded a season-high 20 hits in a 19-4 rout.
BOYS GOLF Grand National Invitational At Grand National Golf Club, Hinckley Teams 1. Cambridge-Isanti, 320; 2. Cloquet-Esko, 327; 3. Anoka, 337; 4. St. Francis, 338; 5. North Branch, 342; 6. Chicago Lakes, 345; 7. Duluth Denfeld, 351; 8. Duluth East, 354; 9. Princeton, 402; 10. Moose Lake-Willow River, 420. Individuals
Minnesota Duluth picked up its first shutout of the season in a 1-0 NSIC victory over Concordia-St. Paul on Wednesday in a home game played at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
A $56 million renovation of Superior High School kicked off Wednesday with a groundbreaking ceremony at the school. The project is part of a $92.5 million building referendum approved by Superior school district voters last April. The referendum also included the replacement of Cooper Elementary School; ground was broken for that project last week.
A Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter who harkens back to the 1970s folk scene will return to Duluth for a September concert at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. John Prine will be joined by Larry Campbell and Theresa Williams — who shared the same stage with Jackson Browne in 2015 — for a show at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 at Symphony Hall. Tickets start at $61.50 and go on sale Friday at Ticketmaster outlets including the DECC box office and Ticketmaster.com. Prine regularly plays Duluth, including a show here in September 2015.
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Myers-Wilkins Elementary School is hoping to increase pride in their pack — their wolf pack, that is. The school’s mascot is the Wolves, and with the help of the Leadership Duluth Class of 2017, school administrators hope to freshen up their logo and give students a “greater sense of pride and attachment to their school,” according to a news release. Mike Smisek, a local artist and owner of SEK Design, has come up with three new logo designs, and students will vote on their favorite.
The Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association will host a beer-tasting event next week to raise money for the group’s scholarship arm.
The Oliver Bridge will again close to daytime traffic between Minnesota and Wisconsin as Canadian National Railway continues work spiffing up the old span. Starting Monday, the double-decker bridge connecting Minnesota Highway 39 and Wisconsin Highway 105 will close from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until fall, with a few exceptions over holiday and event weekends.