The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories - Bring Me The News

The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories


Minneapolis: State tennis preview

The boys state tennis tournament takes place this week and The Blake School is back to defend its Class A championship. Both individual state champs are also back to defend their titles.

– Read more from the MSHSL

St. Cloud: Prep stars deal with dyslexia

Two of the best all-around athletes in the St. Cloud prep sports scene both battle dyslexia, and they're sharing their stories. St. Cloud Tech's Cory Rouw is headed to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on a Division I Nordic skiing scholarship and St. Cloud Cathedral's Rachel Eickhoff is off to South Dakota State on a cross country scholarship.

– Read more from the St. Cloud Times

Brainerd: Rocket cars added to Brainerd Raceway

An 89-year-old man with 50 years of racing "rocket cars" highlighted Friday's debut of Rocket Go-Karts at Brainerd International Raceway. These speedsters travel up to 330 miles per hour and blaze through a quarter-mile race in about four seconds.

– Read more from the Brainerd Dispatch

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Danielle Hunter, Everson Griffen

Vikings will face Everson Griffen twice after trade to Lions

The former Vikings star was traded to Detroit for a fifth-round pick.

Jordana Green

WCCO Radio's Jordana Green diagnosed with leukemia

"I got this," Green wrote on her Facebook page.


Minnesota-based Crisp & Green adds 20 locations in four states

The four-year-old local business says it's going national

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Fair-inspired entertainment venue opening at Mall of America

Fair on 4 will feature axe throwing, go carts and more.


Canceled: The Halloween bar crawl that no bars knew about

The dubiously organized event was planned for this weekend in Minneapolis.

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St. Cloud gets Minnesota's 6th COVID-19 saliva testing site

Four more sites are expected to open in the Twin Cities in the coming weeks.

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Part of Burnsville Center is being auctioned off

More than 500,000 square feet of the mall is being auctioned off.

State Capitol

Elections 2020: Control of Minnesota's divided Legislature is up for grabs

Redistricting and responding to COVID-19 are among the issues the new legislature will have to deal with.


Rochester woman found dead in the snow after leaving senior residence

The woman left the senior living center around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

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Investigation: Sprinklers could have saved 5 killed in Minneapolis high-rise fire

The deadly fire broke out at the Cedar-Riverside apartment block last November.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 27

Hospitalizations continue to rise quickly in Minnesota.