The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories


Litchfield: Gopher commit will be MLB Draft pick

Eddie Estrada's immediate future is in the Northwoods League with the Willmar Stingers, but the Golden Gopher commit could soon find himself in a Major League Baseball organization. Fresh off his senior year at Litchfield High School, Estrada is expected to picked in this week's MLB Draft. The Twins, Dodgers, Red Sox, Reds and other teams have been keeping an eye on him.

– Read more from the West Central Tribune

Rochester: High jumper breaks her own state record

Andy Jacobs, a junior track and field star at Rochester Century High School, broke her own state record at the State Tournament on Saturday. Jacobs cleared 13-feet, 1-inch in the pole vault, breaking the state record she set as a freshman by one inch.

– Read more from the Post Bulletin

Eau Claire: Lucky to be alive

Joey Greshik just took third in the 110 meter hurdles at the Wisconsin state track and field tournament. But the kid from Eau Claire, just seven years ago, nearly died when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Greshik now says he eats whatever he wants because he has tremendous control over the disease.

– Read more from the Winona Daily News

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Eagan-based Villaume Industries pays $90K fine in gender discrimination case

After the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found the company refused to hire women, Villaume committed to reforms


11 more people charged in massive magazine scam plead guilty

In total, 63 people from across the U.S. were charged in what prosecutors called the "largest elder fraud scheme in the nation."

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Wild goalie Alex Stalock claimed off waivers by Oilers

The South St. Paul native will be heading to Edmonton.

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Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

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Minneapolis scraps plan to pay 'influencers' to share information during Chauvin trial

The plan to pay influencers to share city-approved messages during the trials of the officers charged in George Floyd's death drew criticism.


Toddler called 911 and said 'baby' was dead, turned out to be her doll

We're checking into whether the doll is named 'Chucky.'

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NCAA Women's Final Four 2022 will be held in Minneapolis

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2022 Final Four on Monday.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in St. Paul Sunday evening

The incident occurred near the intersection of Phalen Boulevard and Atlantic Street.