DAVE VORLAND: It Occurs To Me — Carl Eller Connection

Hearing former Minnesota Vikings player Alan Page narrate Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” on Thursday at Orchestra Hall in the Twin Cities made me think of my student days at the University of North Dakota in the early 1960s It was there that I first heard of perhaps the greatest Vikings football player ever, Carl Eller, who played college football at …


TOM COYNE: Back In Circulation — The Last Chance To Be Cold … And Love it

When my cellphone rang the other day, I was tempted not to answer it. After all, I was comfortably relaxed on the couch, cuddled up with a blanket, watching another ballgame on the big screen. Not to mention, our gas fireplace was hard at work nearby, making it extremely difficult to move more than an inch, let alone respond to …

RUSS HONS: Midwest Premier Football League — Tri-City Northstars 29, Bismarck Wolves 0, June 27, 2015

The air was electric Saturday at the Tri-City Northstar’s Midwest Premier Football League game at Cushman Field in Grand Forks. Electric, as in lighting and storms all around. But that didn’t dampen the fun for the young fans. After a weather delay, the Northstars defeated Bismarck Wolves 29-0.

RUSS HONS: Midwest Premier Football League — Tri-City Northstars 48, North Shore Grizzlies 6, June 6, 2015

It was a rainy, soggy Saturday afternoon in Grand Forks. What better time for the Tri-City Northstars to take on the North Shore Grizzlies in Midwest Premier Football League action at Cushman Field. The Northstars remain undefeated after the 48-6 victory. Their next home game is at 4 p.m. June 27 at at Cushman Field. For more information, go to …