Rookie Justin Fontaine recorded his first career hat trick as the Wild cruised past the Coyotes 4-1 at Jobing.com Arena. Kyle Brodziak tallied a goal and an assist for Minnesota, which has won four in-a-row on the heels of a six-game losing streak. Niklas Backstrom kicked aside 39 of the 40 shots he faced in the victory. The Wild host Colorado tomorrow.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.