The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories


Nisswa: Prep golfer fires 8-under 64 for possible record

Dane Sethre-Hofstad of Moorhead High School set what's believed to be a course record at the Pines at Grand View Lodge on Thursday. His 8-under round of 64 might even be a state record. He had 10 birdies on the day.

– Read more from the Brainerd Dispatch

Grand Marais: Epilepsy does't stop Cook County baseball player

Jamie Wick was 16 when he had his first seizure. Now, two years into a diagnosis of having epilepsy, Wick is hitting about .415 for the Cook County High School baseball team, and he's not letting any of his seizures – which are nearly under control – slow him down.

– Read more from the Duluth News Tribune

Rochester: Ex-MN prep star dominating 4X400

Kammy Goedhart, formerly of Rochester, is a four-time All-American in the 4X400 relay for Olivet Nazarene University, which is just south of Chicago. Despite her accomplishments in the relay race, Goedhart was stunned as a freshman when her coaches asked her to anchor the relay rather than run the 100 and 200-meter dashes, which she did so effectively as a Minnesota prep star.

– Read more from the Post Bulletin

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MN up to 45 counties with high or substantial COVID-19 transmission

Delta is leading to more cases – and more severe cases – involving children in other states.

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University of St. Thomas latest to require vaccines for students, staff

The college had previously offered incentives to get vaccinated, but is now mandating them.

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New forecast predicts more than 4 million Twin Cities residents by 2050

The Met Council believes job opportunities will also steadily grow.

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Zimmer on unvaccinated players: 'Some of the things they've read are just, woof, out there'

The coach says he's doesn't understand why some players won't get vaccinated.

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Charges: St. Paul woman killed ex-husband, buried him in her back yard

A woman is accused of fatally shooting her ex-husband and burying him in the yard.

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Riverview Cafe in south Minneapolis closes, plans to 'reassess' its future

The cafe and wine bar was open in the Longfellow neighborhood for 23 years.

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Bear sightings prompt food storage mandate up north

Visitors to the forest and BWCAW will be required to 'properly' store their food.

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Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, August 2

The delta variant has been leading to higher case counts and hospitalizations in Minnesota.

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Customers reportedly flee after scare inside Bloomington Walmart

People ran believing it was gunshots, but police say it was actually fireworks.

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New alt news site from former City Pages editors launches this month

Racket will be supported through a reader subscription model.

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Dakota County to reintroduce bison to the area next year

The bison will be introduced to Spring Lake Park Reserve near Hastings and Rosemont.