Troy Jutting has agreed to step down as the head hockey coach at Minnesota State Mankato University. Jutting, who also played for the Mavericks, will take over other administrative duties until his contract expires next year. He's been Minnesota State's head coach since 2000.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
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Woman killed in St. Paul's North End identified as 31-year-old
A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Mom pleads guilty to sex trafficking young daughter
Her trial was set to begin this week.
Homes shot at randomly in Wisconsin; residents nearly struck
The people inside the homes were nearly struck, according to the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office.
Charges: Man killed roommate's 4 pet ferrets after argument
He told police he swears one of the ferrets was "laughing and breathing" as he kept shooting it in the head, charges state.
St. Cloud 27-year-old ID'd as victim of homicide near U of M
The shooting, which also injured two others, occurred Thursday near the 500 block of 15th Avenue South.
Liquor store employee shot twice while trying to stop shoplifter
No arrests have been made.
Testimony to begin in federal trial of 3 former Minneapolis cops
Opening statements begin Monday.
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Minnesota State-Mankato hires new head hockey coach
Mike Hastings has agreed to replace Troy Jutting who was fired after 12 seasons with the Mavericks men's hockey team. Free Press reports Hastings signed a four-year contract worth $225,000 a year. Minnesota State-Mankato has struggled in the WCHA finishing 11th in the last two seasons.
Crash leaves Minnesota college basketball coach injured, infant son dead
Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball coach Brad Bigler is hospitalized after a car crash that killed his five-month-old son. The State Patrol says a driver drifted across the center line on a Pope County road and crashed head-on into the Bigler's car.
MSU-Mankato football coach placed on administrative leave
Officials with Minnesota State University, Mankato have confirmed that head football coach Todd Hoffner has been placed on administrative leave, but wouldn't give any other details. Sources tell the Mankato Free Press that Hoffner was escorted off the field during practice Friday by university and other officials.
Everett Lindsay to coach Minnesota's lingerie football team
Former Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Everett Lindsay is the new head coach of Minnesota's lingerie football team. The Valkryie are already off to a 1-0 start, and they beat a team from Green Bay.
Minnesota State, Mankato defeats Gophers 5-3
The Minnesota State, Mankato Mavericks bounced back from their loss to University of Minnesota Friday and beat the Gophers 5-3 Saturday night in Western Collegiate Hockey Association action in Mankato. Mavericks freshman Dylan Margonari broke a 3-3 tie late in the third period and his team added an empty-net goal afterward to secure the victory.
Glen Mason denies he's been hired to coach at New Mexico
Former Gophers football coach Glen Mason is denying broadcast reports that he’ll take over coaching duties at the University of New Mexico. Mason left Minnesota in 2006, and has been doing TV commentary on the Big Ten network the past few years.
Jerry Kill remains hospitalized, expected to coach Saturday
Gophers head coach Jerry Kill remains hospitalized but is expected to be on the sidelines when Minnesota hosts Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys said Kill is feeling better and ready to get back to football.
Prairie Seeds out of state soccer tournament after brawl
Minnesota boys soccer officials have barred Prairie Seeds Academy from the state soccer tournament, but not because players got into a fist fight with players from Totino Grace High School after an Oct. 18 game. The Minnesota State High School League started investigating Prairie Seeds after the brawl and determined the team had an ineligible player because of a paperwork issue. The academy may go to court to challenge the ruling.
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