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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Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota adds 2 more qualifying conditions for medical marijuana

There will be 17 conditions that qualify people to obtain medical marijuana in Minnesota.

Matt Birk

Ex-Viking Matt Birk confirms interest in future run for governor

The next gubernatorial election in Minnesota is Nov. 8, 2022.

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Handsome Hog in St. Paul to close temporarily

Executive chef Justin Sutherland cited inaction by state and federal leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dept. of Education adding more gender options when collecting student data

The public can comment on the implementation of the nonbinary gender options until Dec. 13.

police tape, crime scene

Police ID couple found dead in home, murder-suicide suspected

The bodies were found in St. Louis County after the pair failed to show for work.

State Capitol

Minnesota's budget forecast improves, shows $641M surplus for 2020-21

"Higher general fund revenues and lower expected spending result in a projected surplus," MMB said.

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Brooklyn Park shooting leaves 2 injured

Two victims sustained non-life threatening injuries during the Monday evening incident.

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Worthington settles police brutality lawsuit for $590,000, agrees to reforms

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Kelvin Francisco Rodriguez, who spent five days in the ICU after being arrested.

Michael Munoz

Rochester superintendent admits he plagiarized letter to staff

Med City Beat broke the story, prompting the superintendent to apologize.

police tape, crime scene

Man and woman, aged 55 and 62, found dead in their home

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is investigating.