NORTHLAND - Interest in barbecue is sweeping the country. Many meat stores are getting more and more customers coming in with questions about what meats are the best ones to use.
ST. PAUL, Minn., - Minnesota hunters registered 54,000 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
DULUTH - If you head out to the gas station to buy a pack of cigarettes, it'll cost about $7.
Thirty years ago a pack cost less than a dollar.
NEW YORK (AP) A minor league player in the Minnesota Twins' organization has been suspended for 50 games without pay after a positive test for a banned stimulant. Catcher Alex Real was suspended Tuesday by the commissioner's office. The 21-year-old Real was drafted by the Twins in June.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Tuomo Ruutu and Mike Cammalleri scored second-period goals that helped the New Jersey Devils end a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. Travis Zajac sealed the victory with a power-play score into an empty net in the closing seconds.
ONAMIA, Minn. - Grand Casino Mille Lacs is investigating a data breach.
DULUTH - Northlanders are doing their part to recognize those who have served.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins are unveiling new home uniforms that omit the pinstripes the team has worn since 1987.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Former Minnesota Vikings safety Orlando Thomas has died of complications from ALS. He was 42.