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Big oil funded scientist’s climate denial ‘deliverables’

According to the New York Times, a top scientist whose research has been used to support the denial of climate change has received more than $1 million from big oil corporations. Dr. Wei-Hock Soon accepted the funds from the fossil fuel industry for 10 years. The doctor has long denied that his big business funding hasn’t influenced his scientific findings.



Thrust in spear fishing’s popularity catches some Minnesotans by surprise

The sport of using a spear and a live sucker minnow or decoy to attract large predator fish experienced a 42 jump in participation this winter — and a 72 percent increase in 10 years. The main target species is the toothy northern pike. The action seems to be attracting the younger wired generation, too.



Thief River girls beat private school Blake to win Class A hockey championship

The Thief River Falls girls hockey team Saturday showed the Blake Bears that Section 8 hockey is Queen in the State of Hockey.

The TRF Prowlers beat Blake 3-1 to win the Minnesota Class A high school state championship. Last year, East Grand Forks finished runner-up to the Bears in the championship game.

TRF finished the season with a 26-1-3 record.



To hell with the Oscars

Instead, watch the Wild’s goalie Dubnyk use new puck tracking technique to win another one

Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk is using what might be a revolutionary puck tracking technique and the results speak for themselves: five shutouts and a 12-2-1 record since he was traded to the Wild.


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