Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, 84, is retiring at the end of this season, saying the effects of a child sex abuse scandal involving former heir apparent Jerry Sandusky have been overwhelming.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
30 people evacuated as flooding hammers small town
It's assumed that at least eight inches of rain fell in Randall, with more heavy rain expected Friday night into Saturday morning.
Numerous severe storms likely in Minnesota Friday night
Watch the video for the full details with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
Teen pleads guilty in shooting death of 15-year-old girl in Columbia Heights
Damico Jamal-Tokyo High will receive a sentence in juvenile court, along with an adult prison sentence.
Walz wants to use surplus money to send direct payments to Minnesotans
It's a renewed effort from a previous proposal from Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's supplemental budget in January.
Jan. 6 committee says aide for WI senator tried to give fake elector info to Pence
The attempt was discovered through text messages in the ongoing public hearing held by the Jan. 6 select committee.
Minnesota state colleges boosting tuition again by 3.5%
The Minnesota State system's Board of Trustee's approved the increase Wednesday.
Walz, Jensen react to historic Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade
After voting to overturn Roe, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas has hinted contraception and same-sex marriage protections should follow.
2-year-old killed in crash on County Road 81 in Maple Grove
The crash occurred Thursday evening on County Road 81.
BCA issues new details about St. Michael standoff, shooting
New details say a St. Cloud police officer struck the suspect with gunfire.
Jerry Kill briefly discusses Joe Paterno
The sex scandal at Penn State University is growing into a monster. Allegations are so fierce that even 84-year old Joe Paterno, a coaching legend, might be forced out of his job. U of M head coach Jerry Kill says it would be sad if Paterno's career ends like that.
Sandusky fallout: Penn State hit with 4-year bowl ban, $60M fine
The NCAA slammed Penn State today over the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal. The football program was banned from bowl games for four years and will have to vacate every victory since 1998. The University also faces a $60 million fine, with the money to be spent on programs preventing child sexual abuse.
Big Ten removes Joe Paterno's name from championship trophy
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: 'We believe that it would be inappropriate to keep Joe Paterno's name on the trophy at this time.' The action comes after Penn State fired Paterno after allegations of child sexual misconduct by one of his assistant coaches surfaced. The conference debuted the trophy named for the 84-year-old legend in August.
Gagliardi: 'Pontius Pilate group' hastened Paterno's death
In an interview with Pioneer Press writer Bob Sansevere, St. John's football coach John Gagliardi, 85, says Penn State's Joe Paterno died of a broken heart.
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