1-on-1 with new Gophers Men's Basketball Coach Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is a two-time Minnesota State High School champion with DeLaSalle, a former Gophers player and assistant coach, and now is finally getting his chance to be an NCAA Division I head coach in his home state with the Gophers at the University of Minnesota.

University of Minnesota to return to full on-campus operations in fall

The University of Minnesota is planning to return to full on-campus operations this fall on all five of its campuses. The announcement Friday morning coincided with a major announcement from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz loosening COVID-19 restrictions with a significant impact on all corners of Minnesota life.

4-year-old girl to be youngest in family to receive kidney transplant

Piper Dougall was born with just her right kidney, which currently is only functioning between 4 and 8 percent. In December, doctors determined she needed a transplant. Kidney concerns are not new for the Dougall family. Piper’s grandma had two kidney transplants before she passed last year. Plus, Piper's dad Tim received a kidney from her mom back in 2014 before they were married. Since then, Tim has also beat papillary thyroid cancer twice. The full extent of kidney troubles being hereditary is unclear, but evident.