ICE FISHING

Ice fishing begins on local lakes

After warmer-than-usual temperatures for this time of year, ice fishermen are now reporting at least 6 inches of ice on some local lakes.

NEW LAWS

New laws starting in Minnesota

Most laws that are passed go in to effect in July or August of that legislative session, but some didn’t start until the first of this year.

University of Minnesota

Gophers fall to Spartans

Minnesota came within three points with two minutes left, but faltered down the stretch