Brian Wicker

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Chart: Avoiding space heater fires

To avoid fires with space heaters:• Place a portable heating device at least 3 feet away from combustible items.• Turn...

Updated: February 01, 2015, - 07:51 PM

Chart: Hug avoidance techniques and advice

HUG AVOIDANCE TECHNIQUESThe sidewinderDescription: A side-by-side hug that limits body contact.How to do it: When a hugger approaches, turn your...

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 07:11 PM

Chart: Cyberthreats

CYBERTHREATSHealth care experts cite four main types of threats to the security of data in medical devices:• Hackers aiming to...

Updated: September 27, 2014, - 10:37 PM

Gophers-Iowa game recap

GAME RECAPImpact playerDevyn Marble, IowaAfter scoring only one point in the first half, the senior came alive in the second,...

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 11:41 PM

Chart: Wild at the midpoint

Record: 13-9-2 (third in Western Conference, 
first in Northwest Division) • Home: 9-2-1 • Road: 4-7-1Goals for: 2.29 per...

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 10:51 PM

Wild-Vancouver game recap

THREE STARS1. Zach Parise, Wild: Two goals, one assist, six shots; goals in consecutive games for the first...

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 11:26 PM

THE MODERN ERA (1971-today)

A state-tournament three-peat under a series of unusual circumstances made the Minneapolis North Polars a force in the 1990s.

Updated: March 20, 2012, - 05:45 PM


At 5 feet 10, Khalid El-Amin engineered three state titles for North -- and several more of the tourney's memorable moments.

Updated: March 20, 2012, - 04:01 PM

A surprising approach to Wisconsin

One couple creates a new way to travel: She plans the first day's adventures (and keeps them a secret), the next day he does the same, as they wander across Wisconsin.

Updated: June 13, 2008, - 02:41 PM

Monson, players react to U report

Most of Gophers basketball coach Dan Monson's opening remarks at a news conference Friday night dealt with today's season-opening game...

Updated: November 19, 1999, - 10:00 PM

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