KARE 11 reports that 15-year-old Rose Hollerman feels it is discrimination to not be allowed to compete alongside other athletes. The Minnesota State High School League says it is mostly an issue of safety that prohibits the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown High School sophomore from racing against other runners.
Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot
Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.
Police: Truck burst into in flames after driver rammed Hutchinson squad car
The incident occurred Wednesday evening.
Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant
The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.
Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law
Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.
Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing
Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.
Authorities ID man who died during police standoff in Winsted
Warning: This story mentions suicide.
Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video
The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."
Changes at K102's Chris Carr & Company, with Sam Sansevere joining as co-host
She is the daughter of former KQRS morning show personality Bob Sansevere.
Minneapolis' Royal Foundry Craft Spirits announces closure
The distillery set out to infuse the Minneapolis craft cocktail scene with British flavor.
Shutterfly to cut almost 100 jobs at Shakopee facility
The layoffs are expected to impact multiple positions within the company.
Mill City Museum in the running to be named best history museum in the U.S.
The museum offers scenic views of the Mississippi River.
Minnesota tracks high school athlete concussions
Data is being collected by the Minnesota Department of Health for the first time in an effort to better examine how concussions affect high school athletes, WCCO reports. Officials are keeping tabs on 42 schools, where in the first seven weeks of the fall sports season, 373 student athletes have been diagnosed with a concussion.
MSHSL joins list of states banning "Piggyback Bandit" from games
The 250-pound man is also banned from high school sporting events in Washington, Oregon, Montana and North Dakota after jumping on the backs of athletes. The executive director of the Minnesota State High School League told the Star Tribune that Sherwin Shayegan was seen in St. Cloud and Minneapolis this week.
Twins help break ground on state's first wheelchair-accessible softball field
The Twins won a $200,000 grant from Pepsi to build the state-of-the-art field that will feature specialized turf. It will be the state's first accessible softball field for competitive wheelchair play once its completed next summer.
2 Minn. student athletes charged with sexual assault of teammates
Todd County authorities have charged two student athletes following claims of sexual assault by their fellow teammates at Browerville High School. Court documents said a number of victims claimed they were assaulted by Seth Kellen and Connor Burns, both 18, as well as an unnamed juvenile teammate, in an alleged incident at Horseshoe Lake last August.
'Piggyback Bandit' leaves trail of arrests, bans and befuddled athletes
Banned in five states including Minnesota, Sherwin Shayegan has gained infamy for hoisting his 240-pound body onto the backs of unsuspecting athletes in attempts to get "piggyback rides" at high school sporting events. Police say he may have moved back to western Washington, where he has 16 criminal convictions.
Wheelchair waterskiing, anyone? Wheelchair sports camp back in Stewartville
You might be familiar with wheelchair racing and basketball. But those are just a couple of spokes on the wheel of options at the National Wheelchair Sports Camp underway near Stewartville this week.
Minnesota Attorney General sues for-profit colleges for improper payments
Attorney General Lori Swanson accuses two for-profit colleges of improperly paying recruiters to lad new students. Law prohibits paying commission or any other incentives for people involved in recruiting. Swansonacuses Argosy and Art Institutes International of illegal use of taxpayer funds.
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