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  • James “Butch” Kuronen, who was part of the University of Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball program for over a quarter century, died on Saturday (Oct. 13) at the age of 59. A native of Two Harbors, Minn., Kuronen served as a Bulldog assistant coach for 26 seasons (1979-82 and 1983-2006). He also doubled as the head coach of the now-defunct (but highly-successful) UMD men’s golf team from 1984 to 1991, directing them to two Northern Intercollegiate…

    Howie Hanson October 15, 2018
  • Tied with Team Southwest for first-place in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League Hockey with 25 points and one weekend of play — three games — remaining in the regular season, Team North (11-4-3) will face Team Northwest (5-9-4, 14) and Team Great Plains (6-11-1, 13) on Saturday and Shattuck-St. Mary’s (8-2-2, 18) Sunday. Last weekend in New Hope, Team North lost to Team USA-U17 4-3 and defeated Team Northwest 4-1 on Saturday, and…

    Howie Hanson October 15, 2018
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Former Bulldogs men’s basketball assistant Kuronen passes away

James “Butch” Kuronen, who was part of the University of Minnesota Duluth men’s basketball program for over a quarter century, died on Saturday (Oct. 13) at the age of 59. A native of Two Harbors, Minn., Kuronen served as a Bulldog assistant coach for 26 seasons (1979-82 and 1983-2006). He also doubled as the head coach of the now-defunct (but highly-successful) UMD men’s golf team from 1984 to 1991, directing them to two Northern Intercollegiate…

Team North plays for Elite League regular season title this weekend

Tied with Team Southwest for first-place in the Upper Midwest High School Elite League Hockey with 25 points and one weekend of play — three games — remaining in the regular season, Team North (11-4-3) will face Team Northwest (5-9-4, 14) and Team Great Plains (6-11-1, 13) on Saturday and Shattuck-St. Mary’s (8-2-2, 18) Sunday. Last weekend in New Hope, Team North lost to Team USA-U17 4-3 and defeated Team Northwest 4-1 on Saturday, and…

Children’s book authored by business owner to benefit Animal Allies

Author Dan Urshan announced the public release of his new book “Where’s Duke? last week. The heartwarming tale is a true story about a boy named Danny who loves his black Labrador Duke more than anything. When Duke goes missing one day, good Samaritans and the local humane society pitch in to care for him until he can be reunited with his family. The book was originally written for Urshan’s grandchildren but will now be…

Monday Scoreboard

TODAY’S EVENTS National Football League San Francisco at Packers, 7:15 p.m. National Hockey League Wild at Nashville, 7 p.m. Minnesota Section 7AA Girls Tennis Individual 9 a.m. Dayton WEEKEND RESULTS National Football League Vikings 27, Arizona 17 Major League Baseball American League Championship Series (Best-of-7) Boston 7, Houston 5 (series tied 1-1) National League Championship Series (Best-of-7) Los Angeles 4, Brewers 3 (series tied 1-1) National Hockey League Carolina 5, Minnesota 4 OT College Men’s…

UW-Superior residence halls welcome Halloween trick-or-treaters

SUPERIOR, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Superior students will again open their residence halls to Halloween trick-or-treaters from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31. For the 25th year, students living in the Ross-Hawkes, Crownhart, Curran-McNeill and Ostrander residence halls along Catlin Avenue will decorate their hallways and be ready to hand out treats as children through sixth grade are guided by a residence hall staff member. Each year, more than 1,000 children visit the…

Lake Superior College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic offers affordable teeth cleaning

Members of the community are invited to take advantage of the low-cost services provided at the Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic. The Lake Superior College Dental Hygiene Clinic is open to the public by appointment all academic year (September–May). Appointments are made on a first-requested, first-served basis. Appointment hours vary each semester so interested parties are encouraged to call for availability, (218) 733-5939 or email c.upton@lsc.edu. Under the supervision of dental hygiene faculty, LSC…

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