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Pat Sweeney

Pat Sweeney on KNOX

Pat Sweeney joins KNOX News after a long career in news and sports on North Dakota TV and radio.

Since moving from St. Paul to North Dakota in 1980, he has covered news and sports in Williston, Dickinson and Grand Forks.

In nearly 33 years at WDAZ-TV, he was three times voted North Dakota sportscaster of the year by his peers. His work for WDAZ News during the 1997 flood helped the station win an Edward R. Murrow Award for spot news coverage.

He previously worked for KNOX as a sportscaster and trivia show co-host.

A loyal Minnesota Twins fan, Pat says his claim to fame is holding Paul Molitor's water bottle for two years as manager of the Cretin High School boys basketball team.

Recent Posts by Pat Sweeney

Man charged in shooting of 2 South St. Paul officers

Jul 20, 2018 AT 4:29 pm

Prosecutors say Dustin Allen Bilderback of South St. Paul was charged

Canadian fires bring smoke, haze to GF area

Jul 20, 2018 AT 11:57 am

Fires in western Ontario, eastern Manitoba send smoke through Red River Valley

Cramer appointed to help with farm bill talks

Jul 19, 2018 AT 5:19 pm

Cramer has been named to a conference committee to work out differences between the House and Senate versions of the farm bill

2 South St. Paul officers wounded

Jul 19, 2018 AT 5:11 pm

The officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with a group home resident

ND - Veterans Funeral Honor Coin

Jul 19, 2018 AT 4:58 pm

By state law, one coin is given to a family member of a North Dakota veteran at the funeral ceremony.