Warm weather worries anglers; Water park illnesses spread; Sen. Telemarketer

Gophers crushed by Stanford in NIT Championship

ESPN: “Stanford forced two turnovers to open the second half to take a 10-point lead and stayed up by double figures the rest of the way. The Golden Gophers turned it over 22 times.”

Anglers worry warm weather could kill Minnesota fish

Echo Press: “Minnesotans expect temperatures in the 70s, maybe reaching the 80s in places, when April debuts Sunday, but the continued warm weather worries anglers.”

Number of suspected illnesses increases in Duluth water park outbreak

Duluth News Tribune: “The number of suspected cases of a waterborne disease linked with Duluth’s Edgewater Resort and Water Park has risen to 41, a state official said on Thursday.”

Mergansers make their home on Lake Marquette

Bemidji Pioneer: “A pair of common mergansers finds Lake Marquette the place to call home this season. Many of the waterfowl spring migrants have returned to the Bemidji area and all are displaying their courtship splendor.”

Best Buy: 5 Twin Cities stores among 50 to be closed

Pioneer Press: “To survive the future, Best Buy is returning to its past. The struggling electronics giant will close 50 U.S. big-box stores and lay off an additional 400 corporate employees as it refocuses its business on smaller stores.”

Senator by day, telemarketer by night

Planet Money: “Most of our lawmakers are moonlighting as telemarketers.”

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