A Hennepin County judge has dismissed a felony charge against the brother of ex-Wild player Derek Boogaard, who died of a drug overdose in May. Aaron Boogaard was charged with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Boogaard still faces a misdemeanor charge for allegedly flushing evidence down a toilet.
Minnesota State Fair 2022 tickets go on sale at discounted price
These early tickets are $3 cheaper.
Here is Polaris' new electric Ranger off-road vehicle
The Minnesota-based company unveiled the electric UTV on Wednesday.
MN women's soccer team narrows name, logo options to final 3
The winning nickname and logo will be announced in January.
Man seriously hurt in crash with school bus in St. Louis County
The four kids on the bus were not hurt.
2nd period surge leads Wild to fourth straight win
With three goals in the second, the Wild blasted the last-place Coyotes.
Late-tip in helps Gophers pass first big test, improve to 6-0
Luke Loewe's bucket with 2.4 seconds remaining helped the Gophers stay undefeated.
Man, 40, found dead stuck in air duct at his Otter Tail Co. home
The discovery was made by family members Monday morning.
What Biden said during his visit to Minnesota Tuesday
The president spoke at Dakota County Technical College.
Cook County registers its first COVID-19 death of the pandemic
The sparsely populated, highly-vaccinated county has continuously had one of the lowest rates of COVID in the state.
Support for MN family after anti-maskers target child of school board chair
An online group opposing Kelsey Waits outed the child as transgender.
St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress
The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.
Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster
The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.
Boogaard's brother pleads guilty to gross misdemeanor charge
Aaron Boogaard admitted to interfering with the crime scene by flushing his brother's drugs down the toilet after reporting his brother's death to 911 emergency officials in May. Aaron Boogard received two years probation and 80 hours of community service.
Report: Wild to sign Aaron Boogaard, brother of Derek Boogaard, to AHL contract
The deal would be a two-way contract with the Wild's AHL affiliate the Houston Aeros. Aaron Boogaard is still fighting charges connected to his brother's death.
New York Times on Derek Boogaard: 'Blood on the ice'
The New York Times has published an exhaustive article on the late Derek Boogaard, who is characterized as an enforcer who had the most feared right hand in the NHL. "Derek Boogaard: Blood on the ice" is must reading.
TMZ: Boogaard's parents sue NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million
The parents of former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard are suing the NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million after the union failed to help them claim the remainder of Boogaard's multi-million dollar contract, TMZ reports.
Wild to honor Boogaard during Nov. 27 game
The Minnesota Wild will honor the late Derek Boogaard before their Nov. 27 game against Calgary at XCel Energy Center. Fans will be given a Boogaard poster and a tribute video will be shown. A donation will also be made to Defending The Blue Line, one of many charities he supported.
Boogaard family donates season tickets to military bases in Ottawa
To honor Derek Boogaard, his father Len, along with his wife Jody Vail, purchased four Ottawa Senators season tickets and gave them away to four military bases in Ottawa. Boogaard's father said this is another way to preserve his son's memory.
New York Times: Boogaard had degenerative brain disease
The New York Times is reporting that former Wild and Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard had a degenerative brain disease, caused by repeated trauma to his head. Boogaard, who died earlier this year because of a drug overdose, is the subject of a special series focusing on his career, and death.
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