Rochester school officials say seniors at John Marshall High School forced younger students to dress a certain way during homecoming week. The older students would throw food or trash at the victims if they didn't comply. Eighteen students were suspended for the hazing incident.
1 dead after driver crashes into stalled vehicle on shoulder
The vehicle stopped on the side of the road was unoccupied at the time.
MDH has tips for how to handle vaccine talk at the Thanksgiving table
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Concern for DE Griffen after troubling late-night Instagram posts
The 33-year-old said people were trying to kill him in his home, and that he needed help.
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Dog found shot and run over, police searching for person of interest
The police department released photos of a possible suspect.
Parents of star QB suspended for state final file lawsuit to let him play
He was automatically suspended after receiving two unsportsmanlike conduct calls in the semifinal.
Former Lakeville principal dies in Crow Wing County jail
The 53-year-old was pronounced dead after lifesaving measures were attempted.
Hope Breakfast Bar's second Twin Cities location to open Sunday
The St. Paul eatery is opening in St. Louis Park.
Pedestrian trying to cross road dies after being hit by semi-truck driver
The collision happened in Fridley Tuesday evening.
Driver seriously injured after swerving to avoid deer, crashing in ditch
His pickup rolled multiple times, authorities said.
Vikings place Dalvin Tomlinson on COVID-19/reserve list
The defensive line takes another blow ahead of Sunday's game with the 49ers.
18 Rochester high school students suspended over alleged hazing
Officials at John Marshall High School aren’t sharing details but say no students were hurt. The Post-Bulletin says 18 students have been suspended so far but that number could grow.
Rochester school locked down after student points replica gun at other students, staff
A student at Mayo High School is in custody and could face felony charges after allegedly pointing a gag gun at other students and staff in a crowded school hallway.
Red Wing School District settles racially charged 'Wangsta Day' lawsuit
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a black student against the Red Wing School District over an unsanctioned school ritual known as "Wangsta Day." The student, Quera Pruitt, claimed in the suit filed last August that about 70 Red Wing High School students engaged in an exercise of bigotry and bullying during homecoming week by wearing baggy pants and do-rags, and flashing gang signs. The settlement is pending court approval.
MPCA to develop plan to cut haze over BWCA, Voyageurs
New rules are likely to affect emissions at power plants and taconite plants. Those are the leading culprits in the haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National Park. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is scheduled to release its plan in March.
Fewer school kids walk to school
Federal officials think the lack of sidewalks and safe crosswalks are discouraging school children from walking to school. The Pioneer Press reports even after hundreds of millions of dollars in federal spending, the percentage of kids walking to school remains in the low double digits. In one Woodbury school, not one of the more than 800 students walks.
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