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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: Head Coach Richard Pitino of the Minnesota Golden Gophers celebrates from the bench against the Southern Methodist Mustangs during 2014 NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden on April 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Pitino Leads Minnesota Past SMU 65-63 To Win NIT

Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings ... (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Nyquist’s Goal Gives Red Wings 3-2 Win Over Wild

Gustav Nyquist’s third-period goal gave the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Wild, their fourth in the last five games.

97.1 The Ticket–03/22/2014

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Minnesota GOP Lawmaker Apologizes For NBA Tweet

A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.

97.1 The Ticket–03/11/2014

Nik Stauskas #11 of the Michigan Wolverines shoots a free throw. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) FILE

Michigan Clinches Share Of Big Ten Title

Nik Stauskas scored 21 points and Glenn Robinson III provided an emotional lift with his dunks as No. 16 Michigan clinched at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 66-56 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/01/2014

MADISON, WI - FEBRUARY 01: Head Coach Bo Ryan of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates on the sideline during the first half of play against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Kohl Center on February 01, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

No. 21 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota 78-70

Diving on the floor for loose balls. Strong drives to the hoop for dunks or to draw fouls. A blocked shot that whipped the “Grateful Red” student section into a frenzy.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 12: Aaron Craft #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dribbles into the lane against the Iowa Hawkeyes on January 12, 2014 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Ryan Young/Getty Images)

No. 11 Ohio State Loses Again, 63-53 At Minnesota

As a senior for Ohio State, Aaron Craft had never lost three straight games — until now.

97.1 The Ticket–01/17/2014

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 24: Andre Hollins #1 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers reacts as he is called for fouling Mike Rosario #3 of the Florida Gators in the first half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at The Frank Erwin Center on March 24, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Minnesota Holds On To Beat Purdue 82-79

The Big Ten experience for Minnesota senior Austin Hollins has been falling behind early in the race and never catching up.

97.1 The Ticket–01/06/2014

An airport employee sprays de-icing fluid on an airplane. (Getty Images/File Photo)

Ferris State Hockey Team Stranded In Minneapolis After Weekend Tournament [VIDEO]

The Ferris State Hockey Team is just trying to get home following a tournament in Minnesota – and so far – most haven’t had any luck …

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2014

MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 24: Offensive lineman Ryan Roth #66 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers lets a fan touch Paul Bunyan's Axe, trophy of the longest continuous rivalry in Division 1-A football, after the Big Ten Conference football game against the Wisconsin Badgers on November 24, 2001 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Golden Gophers defeated the Badgers 42-31. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rare hype Surrounds Wisconsin-Minnesota Game

One of the nation’s longest-running rivalries hasn’t been a real rivalry for quite a while.

97.1 The Ticket–11/22/2013

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